Category: On The Board

Board Operations
2018 February What Makes Great Boards Great

One of the most unforgettable events of 2012 was the arrival of Hurricane Sandy, which, according to the National Hurricane Center, resulted in approximately 147 deaths in the U.S., the Caribbean, and Canada, and at least $50 billion in pro…

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Board Operations
2018 February ‘Problem’ Board Members

There’s an old adage that goes along the lines of, “You can pick your friends, but you can’t pick your relatives.” That’s true of the people you serve with on your co-op or condo board. Board politics, like all politics, can get uncomfortab…

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Board Operations
2018 February Diversifying Your Board

A democracy fares best when it is proportionally representative of its constituents. For all intents and purposes, the board of a condominium, cooperative, or homeowners’ association is a democratically-elected entity, and as such, one coul…

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Board Operations
2018 February Ensuring Good Communication

The key to any healthy relationship is good communication. That holds especially true for the sometimes-delicate dialogues that take place among residents, shareholders, board members, and managers in co-ops and condos of all sizes and conf…

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Management Relations
Changing Management Companies

Changing management companies can be a complex process -- but it doesn't have to be an ordeal. By making sure that your community's important documents and information are transferred from the outgoing firm to the incoming one in a timely, …

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Board Member 101
Let's Talk Board Resources

Whether you're a board member in a New York City high-rise or a sprawling HOA in suburban Chicagoland or New Jersey, there are organizations out there that can help you and your fellow community administrators be more effective, efficient, …

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