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Board lacked authority to impose leasing restriction

Posted 2/20/2016 David M. Bendoff The Illinois Appellate Court has invalidated a rule adopted by the board of a condominium that imposed a leasing restriction. Stobe v. 842-848 West Bradley Place Condominium Association, decided by …

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2016 Legislative Updates

(Courtesy of Kovitz, Shifrin & Nesbit Law) Illinois Condominium Property Act Budget Section 18(a)(6) is amended to provide that each unit owner must receive a copy of the proposed annual budget at least twenty five days …

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Winter is Coming: Ice Damming 101

by John Argento, Barry Roofing After a cool summer, many people have expressed concern that this coming winter will be severe. Homeowners should be aware of some surprising facts about ice dams and the leaks they …

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How to Avoid Freezing Pipes

The winter-like temperatures expected for the next few weeks always bring a risk for frozen pipes and heating problems. Don’t forget to take the precautionary measures to stay away those issues: Check your radiators every two …

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How Condensation Can Cause Drywall Stains In Your Home

By Barry Roofing, Inc. During winter months, many drywall stains called in as building leaks turn out to be caused by condensation. Because these stains can be large in size, residents are often unconvinced that condensation …

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