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Property Tax Appeals and Community Associations

As the famous quote says, one thing we can be certain about in life is paying taxes. However, when it comes to the property tax arena, it is possible to reduce the effect this certainty can have on our wallets. Enter the property tax assessment appeals process. This process allows homeowners to appeal the tax assessment that has been placed on their property and potentially lower the amount they have to pay. 

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Regulating Holiday Decorations Within Associations

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Regulating Holiday Decorations Within Associations

As Halloween approaches, followed by the winter holidays shortly thereafter, associations should ensure that policies regarding holiday decorations are in place for residents to follow. Such rules must be reasonable, and more importantly, legal. 

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Slip and Fall Lawsuits and how Associations can reduce Liabiltiy

As winter approaches, associations are beginning to prepare for what the cold weather inevitably brings – snow and ice. For an association, snow and ice accumulation increases the potential for slips and falls occurring throughout a community. Since these slips and falls can lead to injuries and liability claims, associations may wonder what they can do to limit their exposure to such claims. 

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The transition from developer control to independent owner control

The transition from developer control to independent owner control for condominiums and homeowners associations is not just a matter of electing new board members. The full transition process involves a review of financial, management, and maintenance issues to make sure that the newly empowered board members understand the true fiscal and physical condition of the association.

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