Living in a peaceful, friendly residential community is very fulfilling. Some would say it is a basic necessity. Yet, we are all human and sometimes co-habitating can be challenging, especially when residents are in close proximity to one another. Homeowners and HOAs alike may not be sure the best way to remedy, or diffuse, a situation.
For many prospective home buyers in Chicagoland, the question arises of the pros and cons of an attached vs detached home. We interviewed realtor Jena Mancione, and dove deep into some price point research on Trulia, to get you the most important points of comparison.
With Chicagoland’s sun-snow-sun-snow-sun pattern, we all are bit stir crazy, especially young children. Warm weather is almost here to stay for a few months in the Midwest. With plenty of green grass, parks, and fun things to do in Schaumburg, IL, it is a perfect Chicago suburb for kids to spend their time outside. From waterpark to baseball, there is plenty for families with kids to choose from. Here are our top choices for children’s outdoor activities in Schaumburg, IL.
As the seasons change and warmer weather settles in, many will spend the next few months enjoying the outdoors right in their own backyards. You may be dreaming of hosting get-togethers, grilling out, or tending your garden. Although, if you live in a townhome or condo HOA, you may have to abide by some backyard rules. Homeowners with shared yards or those who live in close proximity of one another must keep things nice and orderly for the sake of the community. Here we summarize common HOA backyard rules and how to abide by them.
Spring is finally here so it’s time to stop hibernating inside and venture outdoors! With warmer weather approaching, many people like to get outside, join volunteer groups, or meet the new neighbor who moved in during winter. As an HOA board member, it’s your job to help create a friendly environment where homeowners feel proud of where they live. Many people want to know their neighbors instead of feeling like it’s just a bunch of town homes that share a wall. An easy way to encourage neighborly love is with community activities such as a block party or neighborhood garage sale. Here are some tips on planning a seamless event in your HOA community.