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Can your Association Prohibit Political Signs in Your Yard?

Posted by Andrew Fortin on Jul 26, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Few issues elicit as much emotion as politics. Political discussions can turn a family dinner into a shouting match and even drive the best of friends into heated arguments. Adding fuel to the fire is record spending on political advertisements that promise the end of America as we know if the opposing candidate wins. Thus, dealing with political signage in your community is an issue that must be approached with sensitivity especially with election season fast approaching. So as we gear up for November’s elections it may be worthwhile to think about political signs in your neighborhood.


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Here's How to Prepare Your Community for Hurricane Season

Posted by Staff Writer on Jul 21, 2016 7:00:00 AM


The goal of hurricane preparedness is to minimize the impact on any association or property during the storm. It’s an ongoing, year-round process to mitigate the potential effects of dangerous debris, impassable roadways, loss of electricity or running water, and the inability to keep the association’s common elements up and running.


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Topics: Community Living

Need a Relaxing Retreat at Home? Try This.

Posted by Staff Writer on Jul 19, 2016 7:00:00 AM

By Lisa Martin

Celebrate National Hammock Day (July 22) by kicking back on America’s most-loved piece of casual furniture.


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Topics: House & Home

Easy Home Repairs You Can Tackle This Summer

Posted by Staff Writer on Jul 14, 2016 7:00:00 AM

By Peter Fabris

Major home projects are best done when the scorching summer months are at bay, so why not turn your attention to those annoying little problems on the to-do list? Leave the landscaping overhaul and exterior house repainting for cooler weather, and tackle that loose cabinet door, expand your kitchen storage space, or perk up the basement.


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Topics: House & Home

Essential Vacation Checklist for Your House Sitter

Posted by Staff Writer on Jul 12, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Simple tips for your house sitter or neighbor

By Kristy Alpert

Packing for a trip and making travel arrangements can be time-consuming, especially as you organize a vacation checklist for a house sitter or pet sitter. These helpful tips and advice will help you both get organized. Just don’t forget to bring back a gift for him or her when you return.


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Topics: Community Living