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Things All Homeowners Should Know

Posted by Rod Smith on January 30, 2017 in  Home for sale  home seller  homeowners association
Owning a home is a huge responsibility, but there are quite a few "tricks of the trade" that can make home ownership a much easier affair all the way around. Below are some important tips and ideas that every homeowner should be aware of in order to get the most out of their number-one investment.  1. A poorly insulated attic can wreak havoc on your heating and cooling costs. If you look into your attic and see missing, damaged or sparse insulation (e.g., less than 6 inches in thickness), ... read more
Myrtle Beach is one of the most picturesque locales on the East Coast, and while thousands of people visit its beautiful shores every year, there are quite a few people who have decided to make the Grand Strand their permanent home. As can be expected, oceanfront condos are some of the most sought-after properties for people who are looking for either a primary or secondary residence with easy access to all that Myrtle Beach has to offer. There are scores of oceanfront condos in Myrtle Beach that f... read more
Whether you're looking for a vacation getaway or want to live here full time, there are many reasons to consider the new condos for sale in Myrtle Beach SC. Many buyers assume that they'll want a single family home but change their minds once they consider all the benefits condo life has to offer. Easy to Maintain In most condos you are responsible for maintaining the interior of your home, but the outside maintenance falls to the homeowner's association (HOA). This means you can enjoy the luxury of a sw... read more

“What do we pay you for?”

by Chris Stec
Posted by Wendy Martin - Relocation Director on September 06, 2013 in  Coldwell Banker Chicora  community  homeowners association  property management
“What do we pay you for?” asks a member of a community association.  Anyone who is in Association Management has heard this before.  Typically it is a response from a homeowner or board member that was looking for a different response than the one you gave them.  Deep down inside they knew what your answer would be, but they had a small bit of hope that you could work some magic and give them the favorable response they wanted. I started thinking that there is no way (from the most disin... read more

It’s Your Dime, It’s Worth Your Time!

by Ethan Carney
Posted by Wendy Martin - Relocation Director on May 15, 2013 in  Coldwell Banker Chicora  community  homeowners association  Myrtle Beach  property management
Homeowner and Condominium Associations are comprised of owners with a wide variety of skill sets and vast experiences in a multitude of areas. As a Community Association Manager, I have the responsibility and opportunity of attending many meetings with the Association’s Board of Directors; many of those meetings include additional members of the Association. A seemingly common misconception is that the members of the Board of Directors are “Iron Fisted Czars” doling out rules, regulations, violati... read more


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