Category: On The Board

Board Operations
Print Edition Improving Meeting Effectiveness

Maybe it was a bad day at work, the dog had an accident on the carpet, or a disgruntled call was received from the school principal. Whatever the reason, there are times when the last thing a condo board member or resident wants to do is at…

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Board Operations
2017 October Board Dysfunction

A condominium or HOA community is only as strong as its board. This is the elected body that will make all of the official decisions on behalf of residents – for a while, at least. Ideally, this term will fly by, as a benevolent and harmoni…

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Board Operations
2017 October Board Roles & Responsibilities

The beating heart of a condominium association or HOA is the board of directors.  According to neighborhuddle.com, the role of that body is as follows: “The association has responsibility for its common elements as well as the management a…

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Board Operations
2017 October Board Elections

A condominium or homeowners’ association is both a communal living environment and democratic institution, governed by an elected board that has a fiduciary duty to act in the best interests of the association as a whole. The board itself i…

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Board Operations
2017 August Board Resources

Most condo and HOA board members can use all the help they can get when it comes to understanding the rules, laws, and other factors that guide how they will help govern their community. Senior board members are a terrific source of informa…

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Board Operations
2017 August Attracting New Board Members

A condominium, homeowners’ association, or co-op can run like a well-oiled machine with all the moving parts complementing each other and contributing to positive community spirit, growth, and robust property values, while assuring a high q…

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Board Operations
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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Law & Legislation
Resident Rights

Whether as a member of a cooperative or a condominium association, a shareholder or unit owner maintains certain rights within their chosen community. However, achieving harmony among neighbors isn’t always easy. Rights aside, residents are…

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