Category: Management

Management
1996 Mar Renewed Confidence in the Real Estate Market

At the Real Estate Board of New York's first residential convention last month, there was a sense of elation in the air. Not only was REBNY celebrating its 100th anniversary and the success of its new trade show, but there was a new sense…

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Management
1996 Feb Maintenance Should Not Be Neglected

It's Friday night and you've just arrived home from a long week at work. Picking up your mail, you head upstairs in anticipation of a cold drink and a hot bath. But when you enter the bathroom, you find a quarter inch of water covering the …

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Management
1995 Nov Making the Match

One of the most difficult decisions boards of co-ops and condos have to make is who should manage their buildings. While boards are obviously looking for management that has both the qualifications and experience to handle a building such…

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Management
1995 Oct Considering Self-Management?

A co-op or condo that embarks upon the road to self-management is committed to undertaking the supervision and administration of the building without the assistance of an outside full-service property management firm. There are, however, va…

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Management
1995 Sep Start Greening Your Building

While there has been a lot of talk in the industry recently about energy conservation, it would seem that most board members and residents are not sure where to begin or how they should proceed. The Cooperator has uncovered several new pr…

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Management
1995 Jul/Aug How Safe is Your Water?

It comes roaring down from the Catskill Mountains, from the pristine hills of Delaware County and from the open spaces of Westchester. As it barrels its way through enormous tunnels over 100 miles long, into a maze of pipelines a century …

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Management
1995 Jun The Roof Over Your Head

One of life's most basic necessities is to have a roof over one's head. In an apartment building,while the roof may be a dozen stories above your home, it is still one of the most fundamental parts of the building. If the roof is not proper…

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Management
1995 Apr Local Law 10 Update

Local Law 10 of 1980 was enacted shortly after a piece of terra cotta masonry fell from the facade of an Upper West Side building and killed a passing college student. The New York City Council, in an effort to minimize the chances of …

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Management
1995 Apr Indoor Air Quality

It is well established that individuals in New York City spend 80 to 90 percent of their time indoors, either at the work place or at home. It has also been established that the indoor air quality may be as poor as the outdoor air. The he…

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Management
1995 Mar New Security Products Protect Residents

Now board members and management have another reason to sit up and take notice when issues of tenant security are raised. It can be summed up in one word: Liability. In a growing number of jurisdictions, property owners are being held lia…

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