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Real Estate Trends
2012 February Revisiting Reverse Mortgages

According to the latest U.S. Census, although the Northeast has the smallest number of people aged 65 and over, the region is home to the highest percentage of over-65 residents: just over 14 percent. Connecticut ranks among the top fi…

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Neighborhoods
2011 December Books and Basketball

It’s the birthplace of basketball, Breck shampoo and Webster’s dictionary. But when folks who live in Springfield, Massachusetts consider its biggest claim to fame, it all comes down to Dr. Seuss. Yes, Dr. Seuss—the pen name of…

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Real Estate Trends
2011 December Getting Wired

For many condo properties—even those of recent vintage—existing telecommunications infrastructure may fall woefully short of that found in the average private home. But with the unique complications that arise when updating a condominiu…

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Real Estate Trends
2011 December What's in the Forecast

Turn on the evening news, and you’ll get a good idea of the main topic on the minds of community association professionals as calendars flip to a new year: It’s all about the money. Like it or not, financial considerations affe…

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Real Estate Trends
2011 November Holiday Harmony

Holiday decorations are a bit like art—you know what you like when you see it. And our own sense of neighborliness and desire to live in a friendly community, combined with our need to respect freedom of expression, mean we must recogni…

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Organizations
2011 September Managing the Unmanageable

Hoarding can be best defined as the collection of materials to the point where an individual’s quality of life and overall functionality of their living space is diminished. And if you’re like many Americans, then what you know about ho…

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Neighborhoods
2011 September Life in Litchfield County

 Actors Dustin Hoffman and Broadway composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim call it  home. The late actress Marilyn Monroe did, too, when she was married to the late  playwright Arthur Miller. And actor and comedian Denis Leary lives here too, …

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Neighborhoods
2011 August Hyannis

 Rather in the manner of Russian folk-art nesting dolls, the village of Hyannis  nests within the town of Barnstable, within Barnstable County, within the  region of Cape Cod, within the state of Massachusetts. In one sense,  generalizatio…

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Community Building
2011 May Changing Times

 Two important shifts in U.S. demographics are playing a role in planning the  future of condominium communities. First, the nation’s population, including that of New England, is becoming more racially and  ethnically diverse. Second, peo…

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Community Building
2011 May Can We Go Green?

 As gasoline prices rise with increasing summer demand, American thoughts focus  sharply on the cost of energy and ways to trim fat from their overall energy  budgets. Yet for the nation’s nearly sixty million condo dwellers, considering n…

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