2017 August
Focus on... Insurance/Board Training

Insurance Insurance Basics
2017 August Insurance Basics

For many people, insurance seems like its own mysterious realm, filled with terminologies that sound formidable and enigmatic. At the same time, people also understand the profound importance of insurance and what it can mean for the safety…

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Insurance Indemnity Clauses and Liability
2017 August Indemnity Clauses and Liability

One of the unique aspects of community living, whether that community is a co-op, condo, or HOA, is the collective responsibility shareholders or association members take upon themselves when they offer to serve on their community’s board o…

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Insurance Insurance Law
2017 August Insurance Law

Insurance liability is a very important issue for a condo or HOA association or a condo board. Most have built up a good relationship with their insurance agents or brokers, and many are content to leave the details to the pros.  However, …

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Insurance Attracting Talent
2017 August Attracting Talent

With so many people leading busy, sometimes hectic, lives that revolve around work, kids, social functions, and other obligations, it’s often very difficult for co-op/condo/HOA administrators to find residents willing and able to serve thei…

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Board Operations Efficient, Effective Meetings
2017 August Efficient, Effective Meetings

Regardless of whether you live in a large condo community with a thousand units, a small self-managed co-op with a dozen, or an HOA with just a few, board meetings can be both a chore and a headache. From shareholders or owners getting up o…

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Q&A Q&A: Can My Association Take My Reimbursement Money?
2017 August Q&A: Can My Association Take My Reimbursement Money?

Q. I live in Marlton. My HOA takes our reimbursement money from the Township, and the condo owners never see it. Is this allowed?      —Tenant Who Needs Clarification A. According to attorney Eric D. Mann of the Northfield-based firm …

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Q&A Q&A: Amending the Rules Sans Vote?
2017 August Q&A: Amending the Rules Sans Vote?

Q. Can a board change house rules without a vote? Our condo declaration states no pets in or on any property of the condominium without approval of the board in writing. The house rules were changed from no pets to pets allowed and two pe…

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