If you live in a townhome or condo HOA, you may have to abide by some shared 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.
How does a community association board decide when an engineer is a wise spend for a capital or maintenance project? Here we explain the role of a building engineer and when it is in your best interest to engage one.
The construction industry is not immune to the vast labor and materials shortages, as well as inflation, that all industries began suffering from in 2021. Here’s what is happening, and how community associations can navigate it as painlessly as possible.
Buffalo Grove, IL is a great place to enjoy some quality family fun any time of year. In the northern suburbs of Chicago, Buffalo Grove is known for its quaint downtown area. It has plenty of restaurants, locally-owned shops, and major retailers all in close proximity. In addition, it is a great community for families, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city and O’Hare International Airport. Here are some of our favorite activities in Buffalo Grove for families.
When considering which is better to invest in, or which lifestyle best suits you, these differences between condominiums and townhomes are what you should consider.
These spots for brunch in the southwest suburbs of Chicago feature great menu variety and atmosphere, quality ingredients, and are delicious.
Climate change, a pandemic, and the fleeting summer weather remind us not to take our beaches for granted. Here are our favorite Chicago and Evanston, IL beaches.
Effective January 1, 2022, the Condominium Act of Illinois is amended to state that an association can amend their Declaration/By-laws to provide that a majority of the board must be owner-occupants.
You can keep your books, succeed at budgeting, and file taxes without overpaying and without surprises cost-effectively by leveraging HOA accounting services only for these crucial items.
In order for community association members feel satisfied with how their association is run, they must understand the role of the association Board, and who to contact when they see an issue.