Creating sustainable practices in your HOA improves quality of life for residents. Here are some actionable tips for integrating sustainable practices into your community.
Chicago offers hobbies for those of all interests. Get physical or intellectual, or heighten your senses with these five COVID-appropriate Chicago hobbies.
Understand HOA rental restrictions and what renting roles, rights, and responsibilities each of the involved parties have: the renter, the landlord, the HOA, and property management company.
This month, we are excited to feature Hillcrest Property Management’s Director of Hillcrest Chicago, Caree Shtulman. Caree leads the charge on small to medium condominium, townhome, and homeowners’ associations in the city.
Due to issues with our vendor and USPS, the 2021 coupon books have been delayed. If you have not received your coupons, please pay your 2020 assessment amount: Make checks payable to your association, and your account number or unit address need to be included on your check. Mail checks to: PO Box 7780, Carol Stream, IL 60197. You can also pay online by clicking on “Payments” in the top right corner of this website. You will receive a statement showing your current balance soon. If your assessment has increased in 2021, you can pay the difference along with your February assessment. All January late fees will be waived.
Explore the benefits of being involved with your HOA. This article defines an HOA and its purpose. It will provide tips for those looking to get more engaged with their homeowners’ association, ranging from attending community events to joining the board of directors.
This article covers tips on how to create safety and security in any neighborhood or living community. These tips will include community projects as well as individual strategies and include more modern innovations such as neighborhood watch apps.
Here’s how to make sure your community association is following the proper protocol for electronic communications so that you can avoid hassles and worse, legal issues.
With COVID-19 on the rise in Illinois again, Governor Pritzker has mandated the shutdown of indoor dining for restaurants and bars. All indoor restaurant and bar services have been suspended for Du Page, Kane, Will, and Kankakee counties until further notice. With the incoming winter season, many restaurants struggling to successfully handle the new order. However, some are staying open for takeout or alternative seated dining. Check out what these bars and restaurants in Downers Grove IL are doing during the latest shutdown.
Water damage is one of the worst things a homeowner can experience. If frozen pipes burst in a condo association, the damage and cost multiplies. In Chicagoland, it is crucial to take these steps every autumn.