About Kristy DeSmit

Kristy is a blogger, Twitter enthusiast, and company legalese interpreter.

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The Role of a Homeowners’ Association

What role do Homeowners' Associations play in a community? While working to preserve the value of properties in the area or building, HOAs also have various other responsibilities, including managing finances, enforcing covenants, and more.

/ January 19, 2016
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How to Overcome New Job Jitters

Starting a new job can be nerve-wracking. Here are 11 tips for making a smooth transition into a new role.

/ January 12, 2016
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24 Must-Reads for the First-Time Landlord

We’ve compiled a collection of the best blog posts to help you through any stage of being a landlord—from purchasing an investment property to managing tenants.

/ December 22, 2015
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8 Ideas to Celebrate the Holidays at Work

What does your business do to celebrate the holidays? Whether its hosting an office party or donating to a local charity, check out these festive ways to bring the spirit of the season to your workplace.

/ December 1, 2015
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What to Look For in a Real Estate Agent

Every real estate agent is different, which is why it's important to choose one who has experience, credentials, and positive referrals. What other qualities should look for when hiring one to work with?

/ November 24, 2015
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4 Laws Every Employee Should Know

Since the Industrial Revolution, US employment laws have been in a constant state of progression, with major changes to wage, hours, and treatment of employees in the workplace. Here are 4 laws that made history for American workers.

/ November 17, 2015