How HOA and non-HOA communities address crime problems & prevention

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   As population density increases in some of the fastest growing real estate markets, crime rates also tend to


Big Picture: US housing trends & condo, HOA communities

Multifamily apartment mortgage fraud investigation underway According to a report in Housing Wire, referencing the Wall Street Journal, the FBI, DOJ, and Inspector General of


Sinkholes in Ocala FL threaten homes and residents: so why continue to build homes in Sinkhole Alley?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Another Buyer Beware warning: know the sinkhole risk for the land of your new neighborhood. Buyers may assume that

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Is an “affordable” home or condo a good investment?

by Deborah Goonan, Independent American Community Two hot topics in real estate these days are the current housing affordability crisis and real estate’s investment potential

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