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Community associations continue nationwide growth

Financial Services Monitor Worldwide
Middle class neighborhood

(GlobeNewswire) – According to a report published by the Foundation for Community Association Research (FCAR), 21 percent of the U.S. population resided in a community association in 2016. (e.g. homeowners associations, condominium communities, and housing cooperatives). The research is produced by the Foundation in conjunction with Community Associations Institute (CAI), the leading international authority in

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Increase Your Credit Score… By Renting

MoneyTips •
MoneyTips
Young couple moving in new house

On-time payments are a solid way to build your credit score. Your payment history constitutes 35% of your credit score – the largest contributor among the five factors used in calculating your score. Payments on most debts are reported to the three major credit bureaus (Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion) for inclusion in your credit report,

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Multifamily development green spaces foster sense of community

Jeffrey Steele •
Forbes

Bennett Park in Chicago reflects multifamily developers’ increasing desire to provide green space for use not just by residents, but the public at large.   In this era of luxurious apartment community amenities, multifamily developers battle to top each other in devising new common-area extras, from poolside cabanas to state-of-the-art golf simulators. They’re very aware

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