Switching Management Companies
What Documents Are Needed?
Changing management companies can be a very good thing - but it can be needlessly complicated if the incoming firm doesn…
Paper Vs. Electronic Records: What’s Acceptable and When?
Are You Mandated to Keep Your Records in Paper Form?
The trend today is toward a paperless world. Electronic record keeping can reduce costs overall by eliminating the need…
Underlying Permanent Mortgages
A Vital Concept, Explained
One of the components that makes co-op ownership unique is its financing structure. Unlike a condominium, the property i…
The Importance of Legal Protocols
Don't Just 'Wing It'
If you're fortunate enough to serve on a cohesive, friendly board in a building or association with a strong sense of co…
Changing Management Companies
What Documentation Does Your Board Need?
Changing management companies can be a complex process -- but it doesn't have to be an ordeal. By making sure that your …
Love Thy Neighbor, But Not Their Issues - Addressing Quality of Life Conflicts Between Residents
Presented by Kagan Lubic Leper Finkelstein & Gold LLP - 2017 Cooperator Expo New York
Pet policies and smoking bans are just a couple of the more contentious issues that co-op and condo boards may be faced …
Balcony Enclosures: An Update
Some Good News for Boards Concerned Over the Legal Status of Such Enclosures
Perhaps the most prized amenity in a New York City home is private outdoor space. Brownstones may offer a garden, a roo…
Staying on Top of Building Maintenance
They say that a stitch in time saves nine. But when dealing with exterior maintenance and repairs for your condominium, …
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…
Void Where Prohibited
Local Group Challenges Use of 'Mechanical Void' to Heighten Condo Tower
The Challenge of Small Spaces
Tips From Design Experts on Maximizing Your Space