Sinkhole Claim? What to Expect from Your Insurance Company

Sinkhole Claim? What to Expect from Your Insurance Company You filed a sinkhole claim. Now what is the process? What should you expect from your insurance company? What should you say or not say so that your claim has the best chance of getting approved? Usually, within a few...

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Selecting the Right Tenant

Selecting the Right Tenant You bought investment property to make money. But nothing can destroy your investment, impede your cash flow, and cause you stress like the wrong tenant. The wrong tenant can damage your property, pay rent late or not at all, and create expense and more stress...

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5 Neighborly Things to Do When You Have a Party

5 Neighborly Things to Do When You Have a Party In my neighborhood, we love to host parties. We have block parties three times a year, in addition to an array of planned and impromtu front porch gatherings and dinner parties. We also have city yards, so our houses are close...

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Are Your Neighbors Happy About Your Yard?

Are Your Neighbors Happy About Your Yard? The state of your yard does not just affect you and your guests, but also your neighbors. Keeping up with yard maintenance will keep the entire neighborhood looking good, as well as be less work in the long run. Here are some...

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What you need to know about the role of a Management Company

What you need to know about the role of a Management Company Homeowner and Condominium Associations exist for the primary purpose of uniting a community of neighbors interested in upholding standards of property upkeep for the benefit of all. With agreed upon rules and regulations in place, as well...

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Preparing for Tampa Bay’s Unpredictable Weather

Preparing for Tampa Bay’s Unpredictable Weather Living in the Sunshine State is not without its perks. Floridians enjoy warm weather year-round, not to mention the many attractions such weather affords, including days at the beach and an abundance of outdoor activities. Unfortunately, it’s not all sunshine and daisies. Although...

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Fall Preparations For Your Home

Fall Preparations For Your Home The fall season here in Tampa isn’t like anywhere else in the United States. Residents and visitors alike tend to enjoy balmy temperatures that average in the low to mid 80s for most of the state. And although hurricane season and stormy weather can persist until late...

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Self Management Guide: Violations or Covenant Enforcement

Self Management Guide: Violations or Covenant Enforcement Over half of the community associations (HOAs, Condos, Townhomes, Mobile-Modular, Co-ops) throughout the United States are self-managed. Furthermore, that number is rising. Geographical areas experiencing extensive foreclosures often must choose between paying a monthly management fee or and street lighting. Here we offer time-tested suggestions...

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Self Management Guide: What defines well constructed rules

Self Management Guide: What defines well constructed rules Are the rules and policies new or have they always been in place? What about their enforcement? Has the enforcement of these policies been applied with consistency? Do the members know what is going on? Do they know who to reach out to with their...

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