Category: Community Living

Community Living
Winterizing Your Tree Pits

Like people, trees are constantly changing, growing organisms -- and they need a period of rest after the long growing season from spring to autumn.  Winter is when they get that rest. Tree pits are a great way to spruce up your buildin…

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Community Living
Attractive Reuse

One would be hard-pressed in 2017 to find a person who would argue that recycling is a bad thing. Even with portions of the population questioning the reality of climate change, recycling paper, metal, and glass is an action of almost unive…

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Community Living
Much Too Scary

Halloween may be over, but that doesn't mean that living in a co-op or condo community can't be scary sometimes. And while multifamily real estate is rarely haunted in a truly spectral sense, eerie goings-on still take place, sending chills…

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Real Estate Trends
2017 November The Post-Election Mood

In last year’s presidential election, Donald Trump lost New York City, resoundingly. According to final election results, he received 461,174 votes across the five boroughs, or 18.4 percent, compared with 1,969,920 ballots cast for Hillary …

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Community Living
Withholding Your Maintenance Payments

Conflicts between both unit owners and their co-op or condo, or between neighbors, can get ugly pretty quickly. Often due to many considerations--in particular the slow pace of anything in common-interest properties and the general reluctan…

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Community Living
Unneighborly Behavior

In August, the New York Post reported that Eddie Wong, a resident of a luxury Greenwich Village co-op, was accused of  "watching a 30-year-old neighbor through her bedroom window after she got out of the shower." According to the story,…

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