Do Police Need A Warrant to Search Your Unit?
Connecticut Argues "No"
The average unit owner or shareholder is well aware of the differences between living in a single-family home and a cond…
Do Online Payment Processors Live Up to the Hype?
Two Property Managers Answer
In an age when many young people have never signed a paper check in their lives, property managers are starting to follo…
Options Abound for Communities
In this challenging economy, many co-op and condo buildings are struggling to pay their bills while planning for future …
Are Large Assessments Avoidable?
How to Tell Emergencies from Just Poor Planning
Take a trip with me across the beautiful Hudson River, to West Orange, New Jersey, where homeowners in a condominium com…
Knowing When to Call Your Manager
Response to Calls is an Essential Part of the Manager’s Job
Olivia Pope, the main character on ABC’s Scandal,is a professional fixer. If you have a problem—any problem…
Keeping Track of Paperwork
Properly Managing the Board’s Records
Serving on the board is not all fun and games, glamor and glory. There’s also some paperwork involved. In fact, t…
Mice Infestations: They're Still a Problem
How Today's Exterminators Tackle the Age-old Pest
Lying in bed, in the dark quiet before you fall into that much-anticipated slumber, a soft scratching sound finds its wa…
Capital Funding and the Law
Funding the Big Fixes
From time to time, every co-op or condo community has to undertake big capital improvement projects—perhaps a tota…
Decision 2016: Oil or Gas
The Latest on How to Handle Heating
Thanks to an initiative passed by the Bloomberg administration back in 2010, New York City has successfully phased out N…
CAI Big Apple Chapter Comes to Fruition
A Co-op, Condo, HOA Resource for New York City
The New Architectural Renderings
Marrying Technology and Smart Design