2015 February
Focus on... Board Relationships

Board Operations Home Sweet Home
2015 February Home Sweet Home

New Jersey, the 11th largest state in America, seamlessly blends the quiet tranquility of upscale suburbia with the fast-paced lifestyles of urban, multicultural hubs. With the vast, booming metropolitan areas of Philadelphia and New York …

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Board Operations Building Social Media at Your Community
2015 February Building Social Media at Your Community

Social media impacts just about everyone…few escape its presence in personal life or the business world. Whereas Facebook was once a leading platform for millennials, the portal has increasing appeal to the aging demographic, especially in…

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Board Operations Vendor Relations
2015 February Vendor Relations

Dealing with service vendors is a daily necessity for any co-op, condo development or HOA community; there are always things that need to be repaired, replaced, replenished, serviced, cleaned or renovated. Among the laundry list of vendors…

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Board Operations How to Be a Great Board Member
2015 February How to Be a Great Board Member

Often, the best, most successful boards and communities share the same combination of habits and traits; all the while, the worst, most fleeting share similar qualities, as well. Case in point: there isn’t tremendous mystery in what action…

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Board Operations You Want To See What?
2015 February You Want To See What?

Big purchases come with big reams of paperwork...it’s frustrating, but a fact of life. For co-op shareholders and condo owners, that concept can equate to hundreds of pages of documents outlining everything from the financial status of the…

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Law & Legislation No Doubts After Dublirer
2015 February No Doubts After Dublirer

Any good American citizen will likely say that they have always had a right to freedom of speech, probably since birth. It seems almost unfathomable that one would have relinquished freedom of speech along with a deposit check in exchange …

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Q&A Q&A: Dealing with a Damaged Walkway
2015 February Q&A: Dealing with a Damaged Walkway

Q During this winter, a concrete walkway in our condo property was completely ruined. Several unit owners contend that the property manager used rock salt instead of the usual calcium chloride. If we can establish that rock salt was indee…

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Q&A Q&A: Setting Aside Accessible Parking in a Condo
2015 February Q&A: Setting Aside Accessible Parking in a Condo

Who owns the handicapped parking spaces set aside in the parking facility of a newly constructed condominium? —Keeping it Accessible “Sponsors of newly constructed condominiums are responsible for creating the condominium as a lega…

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