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Club Monaco Condos, Denver getting more expensive

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Another threat to affordability of homeownership for Americans: hefty special assessments charged by your homeowners or condominium association.

Owners in Club Monaco Condominium (Denver) recently received an invoice for more than $16,000 per condo unit from their Association. 553 more words

HOA

4 years after Sandy, it's a no-win situation at Mallard Lakes

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

When you own property in a common interest development (CID), you will share maintenance, repair, and capital improvement costs as well as insurance and other financial liabilities with other members of your homeowner’s, condo, or cooperative association. 1,262 more words

HOA

The Second Woman President

When I was in high school, I sat in my best friend’s grandparent’s living room and watched a political debate on Television. I went over to the bar in the kitchen where my friend and her Nana were sitting and said, “I’m going to be the second woman president.” I went on to explain that I wanted to campaign by telling the truth, not being mean or name-calling my opponents, and win because of how much I cared for people. 1,393 more words

Dream baby dream on

Come on and open up your heart
Come on and open up your hearts
Come on and open up your hearts
Come on dream on, dream baby dream… 90 more words

Music

Dirty Street Heroes

He came in swinging wildly. I ducked the first punch and side-stepped the second. His hammer found it’s mark on the third swing, right into my ribs. 1,224 more words

Poetry

The Room

The day, sitting just over my shoulder, was a sunny and hot one. Fuzzy and out of focus, a background of greens, yellows, blues, and browns blotted the canvas. 1,644 more words

Poetry

Top Predator

The lights on the patrol car pulsed in the twilight, painting the interior of the car and its contents. Red. Blue. Red. Blue. “I’m gonna need to see your license and registration.” The evening’s humidity was sticky; it grabbed at me. 932 more words

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