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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Build retirement income with condo investing

David Leto •
50plusfinance

As people near or reach retirement, many consider how to cut expenses while maintaining their current quality of life. Some get pensions, though most rely on Social Security and retirement investments to fuel their life after the paychecks stop. One of the first considerations is housing, and condo living is quite a popular draw for

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