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How to Make a Change in Your HOA as a Homeowner

How to Make a Change in Your HOA as a Homeowner

All of us who have lived within a community association for single-family residences or condominiums understand that there are times when change is necessary. When you desire change, it is never best to start with extreme measures, such as filing a lawsuit. It is important to remember that the people in your community are your…

Monthly Security Solutions for the Home Owner- I Have Seen the Light

Monthly Security Solutions for the Home Owner- I Have Seen the Light

September 2019 – I Have Seen The Light  Ever turned on a light and watched bugs scatter? Ever left a light on and the bugs come back? Lighting in your neighborhood and your house can do both. Let me explain. Criminals, just like bugs, don’t like to do business in the light. Too many people…

Monthly Security Solutions for the Home Owner- Facts about Alarm Panels

Monthly Security Solutions for the Home Owner- Facts about Alarm Panels

August 2019 – Facts about Alarm Panels  Over the last almost 20 years I have seen and worked on many burglar alarm issues. I have responded to many alarm calls as a police officer and worked on many issues as a security installer and service tech. I wanted to pass along a few thoughts on…

Why Selling Your North Carolina Home to an iBuyer in 2019 Makes Total Sense

Are you interested in selling your home? You might be stressing about finding a good real estate agent or wondering how much clutter you have to clear out in order to stage it effectively. If you’ve ever sold a home before, you know how frustrating selling real estate can be. Potential buyers seem committed but…

How to Take Better Care of Your Home Appliances

The first step to being a responsible homeowner and a reliable community member is taking good care of your house — and that means every part of your house. While you might be diligent about doing the dishes and mowing the lawn, when was the last time you cleaned your refrigerator? Have you ever thought…

Thinking About Buying a Home Warranty? Here’s What You Need to Know

There are so many things that can go wrong within your home. Your oven could short out. Your washing machine could die a premature death. You could buy an existing home, only to find that the copper plumbing is deteriorating quickly. All of those could spell major costs for repairs or replacements, but a home…

Costs to Consider When Using Airbnb to Rent Out Your Home

Renting your home out to Airbnb guests can be an excellent way of securing extra income. However, you need to make sure that you understand that there are costs involved with the process.  Once you are aware of these costs you need to take them into account when calculating the amount of income that you…

How to Create a Sense of Community in Your Area

Author: Benjamin Lee Homeowner Associations or HOAs have unfortunately often been stereotyped as controlling, power-hungry organizations that bring about no discernible benefit. With the many horror stories floating around about HOAs, it’s no surprise that such associations have a bad rep. However, we believe that a well-organized committee with the right intentions can turn any…

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The Importance of HOA Websites for Your Homeowner Association

The advancement of the Internet has created opportunities for many industries and communities. HOAs are no exception. HOA websites are an excellent tool for communication within communities and keeping on top of tasks for the HOA. If you are considering how an HOA website could positively benefit your HOA, consider the following: HOA Websites Impact…

How Much Does a Property Manager Cost?

An HOA, or homeowner association, is common in neighborhoods across the country. The boards of these associations are typically staffed by community volunteers or by unpaid, elected officials from the neighborhood. However, an HOA, COA or POA generally requires the services of professional management as well. Professional management is responsible for essential managerial functions on…

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