Dallas HOA

The Grapevine of Wrath 2: Jackhammers and Dumpsters

By Jon Anderson / March 2, 2018 / 2 Comments

A few weeks ago I wrote about the pitiful communication skills many HOAs and management companies use when communicating with residents.  Who knew I would get a second example so soon? Imagine your Saturday tranquility shattered by jackhammers ripping through concrete minutes after sunrise at 7 a.m. Turns out that a building with ground-floor commercial […]

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The Grapevine of Wrath: How Poor Communication Insults Residents

By Jon Anderson / February 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

We’ve all heard (and likely employed) the old saying, “Better to ask for forgiveness than permission.”  The inference is that while you were going to do something anyway, once it’s done, the resulting hassles are less than having to deal with the before-during-after trio of carping.  But that strategy doesn’t play well in multi-family dwellings […]

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Fabulous Cedar Springs Townhome Has Tons of Space, No HOA Hassles

By Joanna England / August 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

There’s a lot to love about townhomes, especially when they’re in a prime location like Cedar Springs. You get your own garage space, perfect for storing your car and bike and maybe even a scooter, as well as plenty of outdoor living areas. But there’s a sticking point for me that has long been a […]

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1980s: Dallas’ Second Wave of High-Rise Living, Part 1

By Jon Anderson / May 22, 2015 / 6 Comments

I recently returned from a trip to Chicago where I walked around burning off calories and looking at the high-rises of my childhood dreams. Chicago had a golden age of residential high- and mid-rise construction from the 1880s to the crash of 1929. Some were co-ops but most were apartments billed as mansions in the […]

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