Updated September 2021 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 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.
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.