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Page Carlee

Page has been in Digital Marketing and Real Estate management for over 10 years. She graduated from University of North Texas with a Masters in Mass Communication and is a proud Dallas Native.
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Why Build a Community Cell Tower? The 4 Benefits of a Cell Tower in Your HOA Community

Posted by Page Carlee on Jun 30, 2021 10:45:00 AM

The issue of cell towers has been a hotly debated one across homeowner associations. You have plenty of open space and phone carrier brands want to put a tower in your midst. Should you allow it? What benefits does the cell tower deal offer to your community, and how does that contrast the downsides? And if you do decide to build a tower, how can you enhance those benefits and minimize any downsides for your community?

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Topics: HOA | Condo Management Services, HOA | Condo Board Responsibilities and Education

Celebrate Independence Day with these Sweet Treats and Bubbly Refreshments

Posted by Page Carlee on Jul 1, 2020 9:25:00 AM

2020 has been a challenging year for many of us, and as we continue to move forward and celebrate change, it's also to take a little time and celebrate the sweet things in life. Of course by that we mean PIE! Take your mind off of the heat and stress with these two "made for 4th" recipes.

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Topics: HOA | Condo Seasonal and Holiday

The Art of being Green and Luxurious

Posted by Page Carlee on May 27, 2020 8:15:00 AM

There was once a time in real estate, not that long ago, when eco-friendly housing meant a downgrade from the highest level of luxury. But not anymore. Green living and eco-conscious construction no longer exclude the finer things. In fact, as styles and taste develop and as manufacturing technology improves, green has become something of a luxury item. The wealthy can afford not only the best materials and the finest environment, but they can also afford to pay more for elements that were produced sustainably, are recycled from historical sites, or provide greater energy efficiency.

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Topics: HOA | Condo Technology and Software, HOA | Condo Amenity and Common Areas

Marijuana in your Community Association: To Regulate or Not to Regulate?

Posted by Page Carlee on May 13, 2020 8:15:00 AM

As more states legalize the use of Marijuana there may be some special considerations your community association should address. Marijuana's medicinal properties began to change the playing field and now both medical and recreational marijuana is legal in several states including California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Alaska, Illinois, Vermont, Maine, and Massachusetts.  There are still plenty of laws limiting where and when marijuana can be present or used and it may affect common areas in your community sooner than you think.

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Topics: HOA | Condo Legal, HOA | Condo Amenity and Common Areas

Social Networking HOA Best Practices

Posted by Page Carlee on Mar 4, 2020 8:21:00 AM

We live in a digital age where communication is delivered with lightning speed and the majority of community associations are turning to social media to communicate with homeowners. Social media has been shown to be an effective tool in keeping a community informed of various events and activities. However, it is vital that a social media policy be adopted to ensure that your board avoids negative issues that may arise on your social media platform. Below, you will find guidance for your association counsel on best practices for your social media site.

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Topics: HOA | Condo Board Responsibilities and Education, HOA | Condo Technology and Software

Tips to Keep your New Year's Resolutions!

Posted by Page Carlee on Jan 1, 2020 10:00:00 AM

The new year seems like the perfect time to start something new, and creating New Year's Resolutions is a popular way to establish new routines and eliminate bad habits. Unfortunately, many of us end up breaking our resolutions before they can become permanent changes. This year we wanted to give you some tips to help those resolutions stick.

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Topics: HOA | Condo Other, HOA | Condo Seasonal and Holiday

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