2018 December
Focus on... Safety & Security

Security
2018 December Maintaining Security in Your Association

Whether it be a detached single-family house, or one unit among hundreds in a high-rise condominium, a home should be a safe haven: a place where you can seek refuge from the elements and all the other risks and cautions of the world. Given…

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Maintenance
2018 December Preparing Your Community for Emergencies

Planning for a rainy day is pretty easy. Have an extra umbrella handy or a waterproof coat, and you’re probably fine. Planning for the rainiest day ever, on the other hand, is significantly more daunting. Especially if during that day there…

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Q&A
2018 December Q&A: Capital Assessments

Q . Our condo board recently proposed a large loan for a capital expense. The bylaws stipulate monthly maintenance assessment based on size of the unit. This assessment includes maintaining a cash reserve for smaller projects. There is no …

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Q&A
2018 December Q&A: Holding Two Board Roles Simultaneously

Q. The president of our board holds two positions, and his wife holds another. Their friend holds the last position. We had an election yesterday, and two new residents gave speeches running for positions on the board – one for the presid…

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