has been a recent push by federal, state and local legislators to get
reverse mortgages or Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECM) approved
for New York cooperatives.
federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (…
The door intercom
system is the old standby of apartments, co-ops and condos
sheet of burnished metal bolted on the side of the building and
equipped with buttons that control who enters a building. There have
been entire stories…
As demand for more residential space in
New York City continues to grow, real estate developers are turning
to churches to satisfy that constant need.
Following a trend that has occurred in
the Big Apple and other parts of the country, chu…
Even the best boards can use a shot of 'new blood' now and again - for new ideas, fresh perspectives, and to give everyone in the community a chance to help govern it. But attracting new board members can be challenging. Listen to what a fe…
Pokémon Go has taken America by storm.
But if you're perhaps one of the few
people who haven't heard yet about the popular video game app that
has been in the news recently, here's a refresher: Pokémon Go lets
smartphone users explore…
On the heels of a
of a half-million hoverboards by the U.S.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) due to a fire risk,
co-ops, condos and HOAs are warily looking at ways in which to ban
the usage of these two-whe…
As in any healthy marriage,
an association board and its manager must be compatible or else the
relationship will oftentimes end in a messy divorce, experts at a
Community Associations Institute (CAI) Big Apple panel told an
audience of …
You may think there's nothing new in the world of insurance, but these pros at The Cooperator Expo New York beg to differ. Take a moment and get the scoop on some innovative insurance options that could be useful to your community.
A hotel is often viewed as simply a weigh station; a temporary rest stop for the active wanderer. Thus there has always been something fascinating about those who take up permanent residence therein, whether they be Tennessee Williams, Bob …
The web article published on 7/14/16 “Give Me a J-51” by John Zurz on legislation sponsored by State Sen. Tony Avella and Assemblyman Edward Braunstein on the J-51 tax abatement program, has been corrected to clarify tha…