On any given day or night in Chicago, a stranger walks up to Craig Perry’s North Lawndale home, opens Perry’s door, hangs up his or her jacket, and relaxes in Perry’s bed while watching Perry's television and using his WiFi, before disappe…
No matter the size of community, one of the goals any condo or HOA has for their
landscaping plan is to increase owner enjoyment of the property and enhance
their investment purchase.
Larger complexes often have a landscaper in house…
They are the greenery that gives life to our cities, the leafy giants that give
us shade and that unforgettable rustling sound just outside our windows late at
night. Trees are the unsung heroes of the urban landscape and with proper
As cosmopolitan and a bustling city Chicago is, it will always be partly known
for its harsh winters. Chicagoans suffer through a good five-to-six months of
winter, and they should be rewarded in every possible for getting through it.
Unlike New York City and some other areas of the country, Chicago's residential
real estate market has been slower in recovering from the recession.
Nevertheless, signs of a full recovery are on the horizon.
While the number of new c…
People aren’t the only life on your association's property; there are plants, trees, and
other living landscaping elements as well. More than just decoration, these
features provide the community a vitality and serene pleasure only nature …
I am the vice president of a small condo community and we are trying to find out
if non-homeowners can serve on our board. Several of the homeowners would like
renters to have a proxy vote. However, being a proxy and voting for an absen…
Our condo association has a surplus of parking spaces. We used to rent the
excess spots to people who do not reside in the building, but our management
company advised us to discontinue this practice because it created a problem.
They said …