2019 Fall
Focus on... Board Operations

Board Operations Absent Owners
2019 Fall Absent Owners

Once upon a time, you usually greeted your neighbor in the hallway of your building as you’re coming or going. But lately you haven’t seen or heard a peep from her in almost two months. You wonder if she is okay.   So you ask the super one…

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Board Operations Fines and Penalties
2019 Fall Fines and Penalties

Community living comes with lots of rules and regulations – many of which are codified in largely static, hard-to-amend governing documents like proprietary leases and condominium declarations. Others are laid out in the more flexible conte…

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Board Operations Why Am I Being  Deposed?
2019 Fall Why Am I Being Deposed?

The unit owners in your condominium have been noticed for deposition in the pending transition litigation. Now they have come to you, the property management team, with questions. What should they expect at the deposition? What kinds of que…

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Q&A Q&A: Living Next to a Hoarder
2019 Fall Q&A: Living Next to a Hoarder

Q. I live in a condo and my next door neighbor is a hoarder. She constantly leaves the front door open. I complained to the buildings department many times. The smell is awful; she has mice, roaches, and water bugs. What can I do?       …

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Q&A Q&A: Neighbor's Kid Is Driving Me Crazy
2019 Fall Q&A: Neighbor's Kid Is Driving Me Crazy

Q. My upstairs neighbor has a one-year-old toddler who's constantly running at all hours. In fact, he's running around right now and it’s not even 9:00 a.m. on a Sunday. When I come home on weeknights -- whether it's 7:30, 8:30 or 9:30 --…

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