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Making a move a family experience

If you’ve got a family, moving house can be an intimidating prospect. It’s never easy to move, especially when you’ve got kids who will be uprooted […]
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Most Common Time Traps

You probably know some people who have raised time wasting to an art form. They have mastered the ability to fall into every time trap they […]
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Five Questions To Answer Before You Refinance Your Home

With interest rates still near historical lows, it may be tempting to refinance to a lower rate. Here are five questions you should ask yourself before […]
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HOA: Mother Lode Committees

Committees are an untapped gold mine available to a homeowner association board. Besides benefitting the board by spreading the work around, committees are an excellent training […]
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Breach of Lease Must Be Material To Warrant Eviction

A typical residential lease agreement will contain a variety of provisions specifying what the tenant must do and what the tenant must not do. Many of […]
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How Canadian Homeowners Are Handling Debt

The bad news is that only 43 per cent of Canadian homeowners say they are happy with the way they’ve managed their debt and day-to-day finances […]
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What Is a Reserve Study In Your HOA?

The Reserve Study analyzes repair and replacement needs like roofing and painting that happen every year and provides a funding plan for accumulating money to perform […]
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HOA Insurance Proaction in Action

One of the biggest traps for common wall homeowner associations like condominiums is that their insurance coverage often permits payment of claims that rightly belong to […]
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Diamonds in the Rough

Many homeowner associations find it difficult to hold the line on expenses. Inflation erodes endlessly increasing budgets and members scream for relief. But help is on […]
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