Ask the HOA Expert: Can a Board Control The Tenant Approval Process From Owners?
Can a board require unit owners to have background check conducted on their renters and control the tenant approval process?
Think Curb Appeal When Remodeling to Sell
With home prices up in some areas, the return on remodeling investments at resale can be good. Making little changes can have big impacts when it comes to remodeling your home to sell. Some updates will return as much as they cost in hotter markets, but unless your home is in a rapidly inflating city, you may not get enough bang for your buck.
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