Association Knowledge Bank

  • Property taxes for Associations

    Property Taxes Demystified

    By Lauren Elliott, Attorney with Elliott & Associates Attorneys, P.C., and Angela Duea, LMS Communications Manager Residents in Cook...

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  • Why Your Roof Leaks After a Snowfall – and What Can Be Done

    One of the biggest cold-weather problems is ice damming, a specific challenge to the integrity of roofs. It’s important...

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  • Community Snow Removal – Common Practices

    Winter’s first snowfall each year triggers many questions: “When will my driveway be clear?” “Has a snow plow come...

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  • Winter Pet Safety

    We love our pets, so keeping them safe in the wintertime should be a top priority. See below for...

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  • Quick and Easy Online Payments

    Your association board and property manager encourage all members to take advantage of the association’s electronic payment program to...

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  • Be a Good Neighbor This Winter

    Some are dusting off their snow gear and others are ready for hibernation- but like it or not, winter...

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  • How to Read the Association’s Financial Report

    A financial report includes information that association board members use to plan the community’s annual budget and direct its...

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  • hoa property taxes

    Are you HOA Material?

    Associations offer many benefits to residents. Most associations offer life-enhancing amenities like club rooms, a gym, pools, playgrounds and...

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  • 10/30/2017 LMS Client Event Materials

    The following materials were distributed by speakers at LMS’s October Client Appreciation Event. Elliott & Associates Chicago Assessment Schedule...

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  • Fall into Winterization

    Today’s post is co-written with our LMS In Good Company partner, Giertsen Company of Illinois, which specializes in environmental...

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