Category: Management

Management
How Do Managers Prioritize Tasks?

Property management - or rather, effective property management - involves a great many moving parts and potential loose ends. Here, a trio of management professionals discuss how they keep it all straight, manage their time, and do their pa…

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Resolving Conflicts

Even in the most harmonious of communities, conflicts are bound to arise -- and having a responsive, resourceful manager with good communication and conflict resolution skills is crucial, no only to avoid costly litigation, but to get impor…

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2017 May Pool Safety

According to the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP), there are 10.4 million residential and 309,000 public swimming pools in the United States. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), an agency that is independent of th…

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2017 April Home-sharing from the Board’s Perspective

In recent years, “home-sharing” or “short-term” rental sites have been experiencing increasing popularity as well as political and media attention in many so-called destination cities. At the time of this article, the most popular of these …

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2017 April Managing Parking Facilities

In any large city, parking is a big deal—it’s often hard to find, and when you do find a spot, it can be very expensive. Parking spaces not only provide urban drivers with freedom and mobility in the crowded cityscape, but they can be a ser…

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2017 April Aesthetic Rules in Co-ops, Condos & HOAs

For many people, one of the most attractive aspects of co-op or condo living is the fact that everything, from the windows to the elevators to the numbers on the apartment doors, looks great; clean, bright, elegant and well-maintained. For …

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2017 March Care and Maintenance of Skylights

No matter what time of year, the addition of natural light into a living space can do more to boost the spirits of its occupants than just about anything else. For a dark kitchen, a gloomy study or a bedroom that lacks that special somethin…

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2017 March Dealing With Clutter and Hoarding Issues

Thanks to several popular cable TV shows, an economy-driven emphasis on downsizing and minimalism, and a politically-driven discussion of the effects of untreated mental health conditions on the greater community, the issue of pathological …

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