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This boring little box can fix the nightmare of installing EV charging stations in condos

Electric vehicle charging infrastructure is becoming less of an issue and more of a big business, but there’s still an aspect of it that has been somewhat neglected: charging for condominiums and apartments.  Today, we take a look at a boring little box that can fix the nightmare of installing EV charging stations in those buildings.    There are a few different types of challenges associated with installing a charging spot at a condominium.  First off, there’s often a hardware limitation because most electric panels are limited to 100 amps per condo.   Read the article………………

LIBOR pushes ARM rates higher, borrowers brace for impact

As home prices rise and interest rates increase, potential home buyers are not the only ones affected by the affordability changes. Homeowners who previously bought their home using an adjustable-rate mortgage are now seeing an increase in their monthly mortgage and interest payments, with more increases yet to come.

Most seniors want to age in place

Nearly 90% of homeowners approaching retirement want to stay in their homes as they age, according to AARP. And that massive statistic is the single best marketing tool a reverse mortgage professional can use. The aging-in-place movement is upon us, and it is huge.

With D&O Insurance, Do It Once and Do It Right

Your directors and officers (D&O) insurance is the main policy that covers you as a board member. D&O can come in different forms. You can add an endorsement to your main package policy or you can have a separate stand-alone D&O policy. Generally speaking, the majority of D&O coverage that is added to the main package is insufficient and is lacking major coverages.     Read the article………………

Handling Support Animals in an HOA Neighborhood

What do turkeys, monkeys, pigs, and ducks all have in common? Believe it or not, all of these animals have been in the news lately for joining their owners on airplanes as emotional support animals. While we’re not downplaying the importance of emotional support animals for their owners, today we’re highlighting a hot topic in today’s culture and how it can impact your HOA.    Read the article………………

A Self-Serving Board Member Might Look Something Like This

You ran for the board on the platform of remodeling the clubhouse that has become outdated. What you haven’t shared with the members of the association is that your daughter is getting married next year and the clubhouse would be the perfect place for a reception.  The association has never charged for members to use the clubhouse for gatherings and you know that this will be a great way to save some money on the reception, but the brown plaid furniture will never go with your daughter’s theme for her reception.    Read the article………………