Report: Condos See Higher Taxes as Abatements Expire
Property Owners Have Seen Monthly Tax Bills Double and Even Triple
Owners of newer New York City condominiums are facing higher property taxes, as the once-beneficial tax abatements a…
Keys, Key Fobs, and Door Codes
Controlling Access to Your Building
It’s been a long time since most people have felt comfortable just leaving their front doors unlocked. For better or wor…
Capital Reserve Funds
How Much Do You Really Need?
As community members, co-op and condo owners work together to maintain the greater structure in which they live – not ju…
Access to Documents
Understanding Residents’ Access to Information
Living in a co-op, condo or community association can simplify a lot: maintenance issues that keep single-family homeown…
Time to Call It Quits?
When Management Breaks Up With a Client Community
In a New York TImes “Ask Real Estate” letter from last December, a co-op shareholder lamented the sorry state of h…
What Traits Characterize the Best Functioning Boards?
(Hint: It's Communication!)
Every board is as different as the communities they serve; what works for a luxury high-rise on Park Avenue might not be…
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 Do You Look For?
You see them up all over the city - scaffolding, sidewalk sheds, and other indicators that facade work is being carried …
Pest Issues in Multifamily Buildings
What Are the Toughest Ones to Address?
As long as humans have congregated in towns and cities, pests - be they rodents, insects, or even birds - have been a pr…
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
How to Upgrade Your Kitchen Without Breaking the Bank
Simple Fixes Can Make a Big Difference
Extell Launches Sales at Central Park Tower
When Completed, It Will Be NYC's Tallest Residential Building
Green Walls Bring Nature Inside Your Home
They Can Provide Environmental and Health Benefits, Say Experts