Tips for Saving Water

Water conservation is an important issue for the association—and not just because we want to be environmentally responsible. An equally important reason is that we want to keep assessments as low as possible. Here’s how you can help: Kitchen Aid Large appliances—washing machines and dishwashers—consume the most water, so they are important places to start…

Home Values Increase Faster in HOAs

Recent research conducted in Northern Virginia by a professor and student at George Mason University indicates that community associations can add a 5-6 percent increase in property values over similar homes in nearby non-association communities. Writing in Regulation magazine, the authors say that the increase in home value attributed to community associations is “especially remarkable when…