Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Do you screen applicants?
A: Yes, all new applicants are screened by the board to insure a good fit with the community and good neighbors for you. You will need to provide your financial information, and pass a credit and criminal background check.
Q: Do I own my unit?
A: You own a 123rd share of the entire community. In most cases you are buying a membership from the previous member or their heir.
Q: Do I have any say in how we operate?
A: Yes. your unit is assigned one vote. You vote for the board members who act on your behalf, for the benefit of all. There is no far-off management group guiding us for their self interests.
Q: Why only 4 meals a month?
A: In most retirement facilities you will pay for 15 to 25 meals a month with no options. At Silver Glen you pay for 4 dinners but you can purchase 10 more for $100.00. This saves you a lot of money and gives you more freedom to choose which evenings to dine in.
Q: Can I bring a pet?
A: Yes, one dog under 25 lbs. is allowed in the East and West buildings provided you have a ground floor unit with direct outdoor access. Each unit is allowed one cat or bird in all three buildings.
Q: What about cars?
A: Most units have assigned secure underground parking for one car, (no RVs). Limit 2 vehicles.
Q: Can I remodel my unit?
A: Yes, the board will approve most remodels, but prior approval is required.
Q: What comes with each unit?
A: Each unit is provided with fresh paint, carpeting, refrigerator, range, dishwasher, furnace, and storage lockers. Washer & dryer are your responsibility. (some units have gas fireplaces.)