• 1010 Lakeshore Association Case Law

    As you may recall, in its 1010 Lake Shore Association decision, the Illinois Supreme Court held that a condominium association’s lien for unpaid assessments is not extinguished through a foreclosure until the purchaser has made a post-sale assessment payment, as required by Section 9(g)(3) of the Illinois Condominium Property Act. However, a question remained as to when a payment must be made to be considered “prompt” and thus confirm extinguishment of the lien...

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    Our Naperville Office is getting ready for the holidays by decorating personal stockings for our office tree! We can't wait to share the Christmas spirit with all of our visitors.

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    15 Unexpected Ways to Keep Your House Warm This Winter

    As the temperature starts to take a dip, there are some simple things you can do to cut back on heating bills. Beyond replacing old windows and increasing insulation, here are 15 unexpected ways you can keep your house warm this winter.

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    Top 10 Most Expensive Mistakes You’re Making on Your Home

    Homes cost a lot of money to maintain. But are you spending extra money unnecessarily on upkeep? Here are the 10 most expensive mistakes you could be making in your home...

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    Make a Difference TODAY - #GivingTuesday Help Save the Oaks

    Many years ago, the landscape looked very different. The land was covered with lush tallgrass prairie and oak woodlands and savannas unlike any you've seen. The king of the woodlands was the mighty oak. White oaks, red oaks, and bur oaks were common in this region because they could tolerate fires that were prevalent until the early 19th century. Our current oak woodlands are fragmented and degraded. Experts estimate that oaks made up 60 percent of the tree canopy in the Chicago area in the [...]

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    Happy Thanksgiving! - Perfect Pumpkin Pie

    The one and only! EAGLE BRAND® makes this traditional dessert the perfect ending to a Thanksgiving feast.

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    Adopting an Owner Complaint Policy is an important requirement for Associations due by year end. Please see Dave Bendoff's article below for more information, and contact your Property Manager to discuss! "Illinois condominium and common interest community associations must finally adopt a written policy for resolving complaints made by unit owners, pursuant to Section 35 of the Illinois Condominium and Common Interest Community Ombudsperson Act..." Read Article  

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    Hold Your Tungsten! "Sometimes, life throws a curveball at the board and it is forced into a situation that was unexpected, difficult to solve, and the issue divides the membership into two very different points of view. There are cases where there is no right or wrong position..." Read more...  

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    Are Your Communications Secure? Fences, security cameras, guards, and gates can go a long way towards bringing condominium owners peace of mind when it comes to their physical safety. But there is another type of security that should be pondered by community association leaders...Read more

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    What's a TIN? "Budgeting is the foundation of good financial management. A thoughtful and well-planned budget will ensure that the association..." Read more...

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