For many of us, our home is one of the biggest investments we have. The overall appearance of our community and our individual homes is what makes a community appealing to any prospective home buyers. One of the key selling points in any community is curb appeal. Rules and restrictions are set in place to help the Association maintain the appearance of the community which in turn raises the value of your investment. The board members of each Association have the daunting task of assisting the management to enforce these rules and restrictions. However, they cannot do this alone. Each homeowner needs to take pride in their community by reporting any possible violations they may see around their neighborhood. The members of the board are also homeowners in the community and are volunteering their time to community. However, most board members have full time jobs and it would be impossible for them to note all violations in the association.
Homeowners often times do not report violations due to the relationship they may have with their neighbors. What people need to understand is the reasoning behind these restrictions and rules; they are there to benefit the community and must be enforced to be useful. Some homeowners may fear that their name will be used as a reference in reporting this violation. The best manner for any home owner in reporting violation is to use our website. This can be done confidentially. It is also our company policy never to divulge the source of a violation report. Even if a homeowner is in doubt of whether something around their neighborhood is a true violation, they should still report it to be on the safe side so it can be reviewed. There are other ways to inform your board and management of possible violations, a person can write a letter, making a phone call, or even send an email.
We believe strongly in the confidentiality of the homeowner, therefore, each homeowner should always make the request that their name not be released. Cedar Management Group takes pride in our customer service and we understand the importance of deferring any tension between neighbors. By reporting violations and taking an interest in your investment, it will simply maintain and increase the value of your home.