2018 March
Focus on... Exterior Maintenance

Exterior Planning Ahead
2018 March Planning Ahead

They say that a stitch in time saves nine. But when dealing with exterior maintenance and repairs for your condominium, cooperative or homeowners’ association, that proverbial stitch can save nines – or tens – of thousands of dollars. Small…

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Exterior Roof Maintenance
2018 March Roof Maintenance

A residential property could have triple-reinforced titanium steel walls and it still wouldn’t be worth a darn without a sturdy roof. It’s through the latter that many problematic elements can enter a building, from wind to rain to ice to d…

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Exterior Exterior Signage
2018 March Exterior Signage

The signs, they are everywhere. They give elegance and style to the names of our buildings and communities. They earn extra income for our buildings with advertisements, and they point out the location of our commercial tenants on the groun…

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Q&A Q&A: Changing the Rules to Benefit a Board Member
2018 March Q&A: Changing the Rules to Benefit a Board Member

Q. Can a board member vote on a rule change that will directly benefit him/her? For example, the board member is an investor with more than 10 units and needs more parking spaces for tenants, therefore s/he has moved to vote to change the…

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Q&A Q&A: Owner Declares Bankruptcy
2018 March Q&A: Owner Declares Bankruptcy

Q. What can be done if a unit owner, who has not paid his or her maintenance for a year and owes the association $30,000, has now declared bankruptcy. How does the association get its money?                                 —Stuck With th…

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