Category: Board Operations

Board Operations
Energy Equipment Costs

Money saving and energy conservation go together like hand and glove -- but how they fit isn't always the easiest to understand. In this quick clip, a conservation pro discusses how boards can assess their energy-related equipment for signs…

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Board Operations
Keeping a Lid on Legal Costs

As much as a prudent, conscientious board may try to keep a lid on expenditures, sometimes shelling out is unavoidable. When it comes to legal costs though, 'shelling out' can often result in a bad case of sticker shock. In this clip, legal…

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Board Operations
2019 September Board Transition

Community associations are microcosms of democracy, run by an elected board of volunteers trusted to make good decisions on behalf of the community as a whole. Boards make the call on every large and small issue for their constituency. So i…

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Board Operations
2019 September Removing a Condominium Owner

Removing a disruptive, abusive, non-paying, or otherwise problematic tenant from a rental building is relatively easy. Doing the same thing in a co-op is also possible, though substantially harder. But removing a condo owner from the premis…

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2019 September Fines and Penalties

Community living comes with lots of rules and regulations—many of which are codified in largely static, hard-to-amend governing documents like proprietary leases and condominium declarations. Others are laid out in the more flexible context…

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The Top 3 Security-Related Mistakes

Securing the safety of residents and their personal property is one of a condo, co-op, or HOA board's most important duties. In this clip, two security pros reveal the biggest blunders they see board-management teams make, and give some ins…

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Board Operations
Common Board Blunders

Professionals who work with co-op, condo, and HOA boards see a lot - and over the course of their careers, accumulate wisdom that client communities both current and future can benefit from. In this clip, a quartet of management pros discus…

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Board Operations
Roommates and Boarders in Co-ops

Co-op residents are used to restrictions on who may live in their unit, for how long, and with whom. Thanks to the proprietary lease, boards have extensive power over these issues, and generally forbid practices including subletting - the m…

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