2017 February
Focus on... Board Relationships

On The Board Social Media and Your Community
2017 February Social Media and Your Community

Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat, oh my! Today, you would be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t use some form of social media to communicate with friends, family, and colleagues. Whether they are posting updates on their daily life, sha…

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Board Operations Building a Stronger Community
2017 February Building a Stronger Community

Are condominiums, co-ops and HOAs cohesive communities? Is community part and parcel of what the purchaser is seeking when they buy into a co-op, condo or HOA? The concept of ‘community cohesiveness’ could be defined as a community in which…

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Buying & Selling Rules of Disclosure
2017 February Rules of Disclosure

Home sales rarely if ever happen sight-unseen, and condominium and cooperative units are no exception. When purchasing a lived-in space from its previous owner, a buyer may expect to receive certain pertinent information that could impact t…

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Board Operations Clarifying Board Roles
2017 February Clarifying Board Roles

Chances are if you’re a resident in a co-op, condo, or HOA community, you’re familiar with your property’s board of directors (or trustees, or managers, depending on what part of the country you live in). Boards are usually made up of volun…

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Q&A Q&A: Unit Owners Who Have Taken on Roommates
2017 February Q&A: Unit Owners Who Have Taken on Roommates

Q. I live in a community of only 36 units. They are very unique in that they include a church, school and rectory converted to condos, and then there are 11 brand-new townhomes. There is a ‘no rentals’ clause in our master deed, but some …

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