2020 February
Focus on... Board Relationships

Board Operations
2020 February Managing Conflict

One of the unique aspects of life in a co-op or condo is that a building or HOA is in many ways a microcosm of the larger world outside. It can suffer from the same factionalism and partisan bickering as any political entity, only on a much…

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Board Operations
2020 February Bidding Basics

Co-op, condo, and HOA boards across the country are made up of volunteers who are committed to the governance of their community. Among their most important duties is selecting vendors to provide goods or services—everything from lawn care …

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Board Operations
2020 February NYC Luxury Market Takes a Dip

After nearly a decade of expansion, New York’s luxury co-op and condominium market has taken an undeniable downturn—and it’s not a gentle slope either.  According to several prominent industry players, prices at the high end of the market h…

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Q&A
2020 February Q&A: Of Mice and Management

Q. There is a situation with mice in my co-op complex. A shareholder on the first floor contacted the super that she has been seeing mice in her unit. He said he was going to call a pest control company, but they never showed up. The shar…

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