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Nine things to know about homeowners associations

Amy Fontinelle •
Investopedia Stock Analysis

When you purchase a condominium, townhouse or single-family home in a planned development, you must join that community’s homeowners association (HOA) and pay monthly or annual HOA fees for the upkeep of common areas, shared structures and shared exteriors. About one in five U.S. homes belong to a homeowners association, according to a data analysis by

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Home buyers growing attached to thought of townhome living

Jeffrey Steele •
Forbes

Red Seal Homes has successfully unveiled new construction townhome projects, such as the Terraces at Provenance, the builder’s master-planned community of single-family homes, duplexes and townhomes in the north Chicago suburbs. Soaring land and building costs, higher median single-family home prices, growing preference for dense, walkable environments and the need for a bridge between renting

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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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Five things to know about condominium associations and insurance

Susan Massmann •
PropertyCasualty360
Cityscape of Manhattan with old buildings and water tower against sky, New York City.

In some cities, developers are maximizing the use of property by building multi-family housing, often high-rise condominiums as well as low-rise, garden-style buildings. In suburban areas, real estate development is taking shape in the form of townhouses with condominium ownership. Every residential condominium project has three distinct features: Dwelling units: There is a single housing

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