2017 November
Focus on... Assessing Security

Security
2017 November Assessing Security

The days when an apartment building’s ‘security system’ consisted of a tricky front door lock and the landlord’s ill-tempered dog are long past. Today, security measures range from old-style deadbolts to high-tech biometric screening equipm…

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Board Operations
2017 November 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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Security
2017 November Safety Inspections

Whether living in a crowded high-rise or a sprawling suburban community, when it comes to condos, co-ops and homeowners’ associations, safety is paramount. From management to the board to fellow residents, it falls to everyone to show conce…

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Real Estate Trends
2017 November Getting a Little Tipsy

Whether you live in a suburb or in the heart of the city, life is expensive. Sometimes it can feel as though everybody from the barista at your favorite coffee shop to the kid who bags your groceries is trying to nickel-and-dime you half to…

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Q&A
2017 November Q&A: Disclosing Private Health Information

Q. Say an owner spoke to the president and vice president of the board and disclosed his or her health condition. And later on, the president and vice president lost re-election to the board and found out that the owner did not vote for t…

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