Obligations of a Board

A condo association’s board of directors is a government in miniature. The board members have been elected by the condo owners to conduct the association and handle condo property, which the board can do directly or by employing a manager. Condo owners rely on the board to resolve community issues which range from construction damage…

Regulations With a Subprime Mortgage

Based on Investopedia, subprime mortgages fund property for those who have bad or limited credit histories. Lenders charge higher interest rates to compensate for the risk that these borrowers are more likely to default on their loans. California doesn’t have specific subprime mortgage regulations set up. Rather, regulations are present in interagency guidance issued by…

Mortgage Refinance Process

When you’ve got a home loan, that does not mean you’re stuck with it. Many Americans refinance their mortgages in an attempt to save money. The practice of refinancing a mortgage is not quite as arduous as trying to receive your initial mortgage, however there are several measures you must take and several prerequisites you…

Full-Tilt Reinvention to Get a 1950s Ranch

“It has always been my dream to renovate a ’50s rancher,” says Patti Houston, owner of the home staging companyFl├╝ff Designs and Decor. Houston and her husband, developer Rick Williams, made it their mission over a year to totally transform their Vancouver home — marked by light green carpet, brown linoleum and worn wallpaper —…

Materials Go Haute at High Point Market

Rope. Chain. Rubber. Driftwood. Those are just a few of the materials seen in exceptional furnishings, lighting and accessories in spring 2012’s High Point Market at North Carolina, which wrapped up April 26. Every seller seemed to get a smattering of ordinary goods reimagined. From a simple coil of rope at a bowl to an…

7 Ways to Find a Cool Industrial Edge Anywhere

A home’s foundation — exposed beams, brick, metal and other construction components — may also function as the foundation for industrial style. This look evolved from the massive factories of the 19th century, which were finally abandoned and remodeled to havens for architects, artists and other creative professionals, who enjoy the interesting architecture, open space…