Keeping a Lid on Legal Costs
What Can Boards Do?
As much as a prudent, conscientious board may try to keep a lid on expenditures, sometimes shelling out is unavoidable. …
Common Board Blunders
Professionals Weigh In
Professionals who work with co-op, condo, and HOA boards see a lot - and over the course of their careers, accumulate wi…
New FHA Rule Revises Condo Approval Process
Policy Will Make It Easier for First-Time Buyers to Be Eligible for Mortgages
First-time condo buyers will be getting a break from the government regarding mortgages. The Associated Press repor…
Switching Smoothly From Old Board to New
Community associations are microcosms of democracy, run by an elected board of volunteers trusted to make good decisions…
The Biggest Challenges Facing Multifamily Managers
What Are They, and How Do You Meet Them?
Nobody gets into property management thinking it's going to be an easy, totally stress-free career -- on the contrary, m…
What to Do if You Suspect Foul Play
Most co-op, condo, and HOA boards are made up of honest people who truly want to act in the best interest of their commu…
Brooklyn Co-op Tops List of NYC Buildings With Most Elevator Complaints
The Ranking Comes After a Deadly Elevator Accident in Manhattan
A co-op in the Homecrest section of Brooklyn leads among New York City residential buildings with the most elevator 311 …
Facade Repair and Restoration
How to Know When It’s Time
When you close your eyes and picture any building, you are quite likely imagining its facade – the outer shell which pro…
What Are the Most Effective Steps Boards Can Take to Fight Pests?
Hint: Keep it Clean!
Pests - whether they be of the rodent or insect variety - are gross. They're also potential disease vectors, particularl…
A Tale of Two Co-ops
HDFCs in the Post-Gentrification Age
SEIU-32BJ Gives Amazon HQ an OK
Nation's Biggest Property Service Workers Union Approve of LIC Location
The Cooperator Expo New York Returns to Javits Thursday October 11th
Second Annual Fall Trade Show Will Draw Thousands
Repurposing Unused Space
Making Amenities Out of Nothing