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The Future of Gated Communities


Gated community living is on the rise in the United States and many other modern industrialized countries. According to the U.S. Census Bureau's American Housing Survey, 11 million households lived in gated communities in 2009 representing approximately 8.4% of American homes. That number increased from 7 million, or 5% of homes in 2001. This represents a 3.4% increase in 8 years and that number is expected to continue to rise. (more…)

HOA Community Management: Is it Right for My Neighborhood?


This is a question that many don’t want to think about. It is often thought that hiring a Community Management Company will be extremely expensive and many often wonder what kind of return on investment they can expect. Many communities end up trying to manage themselves in order to save on costs and maintain control. In our experience we have found that often people are thinking about this option incorrectly... (more…)

Creating a Sense of Community Helps Increase Property Values


Cornerstone Community Management has interacted with and managed many quality minded communities in North Carolina over the past 12 years. Often the main goal of our clients is to maximize property values within their community. An individual home's value is affected just as much by the home values around it as it is by its own quality and amenities. So in any given community, what is good for one home is good for all homes and vice versa. (more…)