Insurance seems to be on everyone's minds these days. And why not? Premiums seem to be increasing while coverage for home and property is not. Beacon Management Services recently held an informative meeting for one of its properties with representatives from a major insurance company to discuss the topic of the day. A major point of [...]
Beacon Management Services Topic of the Day: Is Buckhead Leading the Atlanta Housing Market Recovery?
Atlanta's housing market is showing positive signs of recovery in several of the city's toniest neighborhoods. Home sales in the $1 million to $2.5 million and higher price range have seen a jump in activity. The Buckhead market, Atlanta's version of Beverly Hills, was one of the last markets to feel the effects of the recent economic [...]
An affiliate of a Miami real estate company has reached an agreement to purchase the remaining unsold condos in Midtown’s 401-unit The Atlantic tower, according to sources familiar with the transaction. Crescent Heights is the buyer, according to sources. It’s unclear whether Crescent Heights will try to sell the remaining Atlantic units or convert them [...]
Get on a Southwest flight to anywhere, buy shoes from Zappos.com, pants from Nordstrom, groceries from Whole Foods, anything from Costco, a Starbucks espresso, or a Double-Double from In N' Out, and you'll get a taste of these brands’ vibrant cultures. Culture is a balanced blend of human psychology, attitudes, actions, and beliefs that combined [...]
How should you fill a vacant seat on your homeowners association board of directors without creating headaches within your HOA. "First, look to your governing documents and state statutes to see if there's anything about how to handle an appointment procedurally," says Donna DiMaggio Berger, managing partner at Katzman Garfinkel & Berger in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., [...]