Can A Homeowner’s Association Charge Different Fines For The Same Violation?

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Living in a multifamily community, whether this is an apartment building or a condo building, comes with certain bylaws. There are usually fines that are used to prevent people from breaking the rules.It is important for everyone to know what these rules are, why they need to be followed, and the penalties for breaking them. Sometimes, homeowners are surprised when they realize they might be fined differently for breaking the same rule. There are a few points to keep in mind. The Fines Should Be The Same While there might be different fines charged for breaking different rules (for example,…
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Comparing An Online And Offline Home Loan Application

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The internet has changed how many people shop for a home and one of the most important issues that people will face is whether to fill out a home loan application online or offline. While there is something to be said for going to the loan officer in person and filling out the application with the help of a professional, some people might find the online option to be more convenient. With this in mind, it is important to compare some of the ways in which an online versus an offline home application might be different. The Eligibility Process While…
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Activities To Do Outside While Adhering Social Distancing

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The era of social distancing has impacted everyone and this has left people wondering how they are going to maintain control over their sanity. The positive news is that social distancing doesn’t mean that people have to stay inside at all times. There are still ways to go outside and remain socially distant. Check out a few fun activities that people can do together while still social distancing. Take A Trip To A Local State Park One of the great ideas that people should try this summer involves taking a trip to a local state park. While a lot of…
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 27, 2020

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Last week’s economic reporting included readings on sales of new and previously owned homes. State and federal data on new and continuing jobless claims were released along with Freddie Mac’s weekly report on mortgage rates. Sales of New and Existing Homes Rise in June Sales of new homes rose at their highest rate in 13 years according to the Commerce Department. New homes sold at a seasonally-adjusted annual pace of 776,000 sales, which exceeded the expected reading of 710.000 new single-family homes sold and May’s reading of 682,000 new homes sold. Analysts said that increased interest in relocating to suburban…
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How to Pack Weird Shaped So They Are Free From Damage

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If you are like a lot of homeowners who have just sold their homes, packing up to move is the least enjoyable aspect of the whole thing. Packing is always time consuming, but it is worse when you have weird shaped items to pack. Sometimes the most commonly used items end up being difficult to pack. Here are some tips for how to handle it. Think Outside The Box Many weird shaped items either do not fit inside a standard sized box or they will rattle around and get damaged. Try to think of unusual packaging materials that might fit…
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Should You Buy A Fixer Upper?

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If you've expressed any interest in buying a home that you can work on, your real estate agent may present you with one or two fixer upper properties for your consideration. Fixer upper homes can offer good value for certain kinds of homebuyers. But not everyone should buy a fixer upper. Here are some considerations to keep in mind. There May Be Unforeseen Conditions Until you actually get in there and start renovating, you cannot know exactly what is behind those walls. Fixer uppers could have unforeseen conditions that could blow away your renovation budget. If you do decide to…
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