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Part 2: Installing Charging Stations for Electric Cars in Your Maryland Community
May 03, 2016
Electric cars are now a reality. As we discussed in our previous article, the number of PEVs (plug-in electric vehicles) on the road has escalated. With the universal desire to protect the environment combined with Maryland’s new incentives aimed towards owners of PEVs, the number of future owners are estimated to further escalate. The Maryland state website offers information on multiple attractive incentives such as Federal Income Tax Credit, and rebates available for current and future consumers. With the escalation of demand on electric cars and its purchases in Maryland, this is a hot topic that needs to be addressed for many homeowners associations (HOAs), community associations and condo boards across the country.
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Important Terms Every Maryland Community Association Member Should Know
Apr 18, 2016
Congratulations! You’re now a board member of your Maryland community association. No doubt you’re finding it’s a position with new challenges – along with a language all its own.
Not to worry – here’s a list of terms you can learn to make your transition a lot easier. Before you know it, you’ll be speaking the language of homeowner associations (HOAs) like you’ve known it your whole life.
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Part 1: Electric Cars and Charging Stations – Is Your MD HOA Ready?
Mar 28, 2016
Many of your Maryland neighbors have already switched to plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs), and the numbers are growing. Why? Because PEVs, commonly known as “electric cars,” are budget-friendly and environmentally responsible – and that’s just for starters. Want to know more? Read on.
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How to Effectively Market Your Building
Sep 25, 2015
Are empty units hurting your building’s appeal?
Empty units can lead to security issues and a decreased building appeal. They can also create a negative feeling of disassociation among residents. That’s why it is so important to keep every unit occupied. But how do you keep units full on a consistent basis? The solution is to put real effort into marketing your building to attract new buyers. Not sure how to start? Here are some tips that will make marketing your building a breeze.
FirstService Residential Mid-Atlantic president, Michael Mendillo
Michael Mendillo, Regional President of FirstService Residential, Mid-Atlantic, Inspires William Patterson University Students
Apr 09, 2015
Michael Mendillo, president of FirstService Residential's Mid-Atlantic region, returned to William Patterson University, his alma mater, to inspire students with real-life lessons about leadership and success.
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The Surprising Way to Stretch Your Association's Dollars
Jun 18, 2014
If you’re on the board of a condo, co-op, high-rise or HOA, you know that managing your Association’s budget takes a high priority and is often a challenge. You’ve likely explored many ways to save money and get the best deals while trying to maintain a high level of service.