Homeowners’ Associations: What are they and What do they do?

There are several factors that influence the decision of buying or renting a home that should be carefully considered. Setting a budget, selecting a location, and choosing the size of your home usually takes precedence over smaller considerations like the home’s aesthetic and finishes. A component that is not often fully considered is the Homeowners’ Association, but ignoring the organization’s regulations in your decision-making process could have a negative impact.

At The Talons Group, we understand that purchasing a new home can be a long and stressful process which is why we want to make it as easy as possible. Our professional realtors are available to answer your questions and assist you in the home buying process. In an effort to make this process easier, we have provided an overview of a Homeowners’ Association, its purpose, and some advantages and disadvantages of joining one.

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Why the Auburn/Opelika Area is a Great Place to Start a Family

Auburn and Opelika are small towns that have a big city feel. Both downtown Auburn and downtown Opelika are always buzzing with things to do. Downtown Opelika has a rustic feel but a rich nightlife with several breweries, restaurants, local shops, and venues. Similarly, downtown Auburn is bustling with local boutiques, restaurants, and bars. These two cities are perfect for families who want to live in an active town without the overwhelming size of a huge city.

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Components of a Good Home Offer

Once you have made the decision that it is time to move, there are many aspects of purchasing a new home that can be exciting. Once your dream home has been found, you will have to make an offer. The process of submitting an offer for a home can be overwhelming and stressful. You most likely will not know who your competition is or the details of their offer.

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Tips for Moving with Pets

The list of things to consider while moving is endless. There is so much chaos between trying to decide on different paint colors, boxes everywhere, and big moving trucks. If you think you are anxious about moving, imagine how your pet may feel. Here are some tips and tricks to make your furry friend’s transition to a new home an easy one:

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