Smarter Homeowners Have a Housequarters Smarter Homeowner Membership

Anyone who has tried to get a small job done, schedule anything for their home, or even just get a quote knows it can be almost impossible.  Homeowners want the expert advice and team to get things done at their fingertips.  They don’t have the time to filter through lists, educate themselves on the right way to do things, or wait for people to call them back. They just want to know it is being done right, at a fair price and that there is actual accountability behind the work done for them.

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Condo Financials – How Much Should We Have in the Bank?

When we start working with a new association, the first thing we do is a full financial review and budgeting.  More often than not, we find associations do not have enough cash in the bank to be financially healthy, and are often depending on frequent assessments to make ends meet.  Even more common, they barely take in enough money to actually be solvent.  We have a few tips on how to actually add some stability to your condo financial planning, and greater value to the unit you own.

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Smarter Homeownership Tip – Make a Full Property Plan BEFORE Starting a Renovation

We often hear that people “just want a new bathroom” or “Just need a new deck” and want to take on this smaller project, because it is what they can afford right now. Breaking your renovations into smaller, manageable pieces is great, but to do it effectively, homeowners should really think about how it connects with potential future renovations or improvements for the whole home and property at large. Here are a few tips to consider before starting that small renovation.
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