Category: Board Operations

Board Operations
2016 November Holiday Decorating

Since before recorded history, people have celebrated events, often decorating homes and public spaces to mark this or that special day or event. We still love to adorn our doors, windows, and other areas with festive décor at different tim…

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2016 October Home-Based Businesses

Dana Greco, a therapist specializing in marriage counseling and divorce mediation lived in a comfortable two bedroom co-op on New York’s Upper West Side near Columbia University.  Divorced herself and with grown children, her apartment was …

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2016 October Pet Policies in Boards and Associations

Although it may sometimes feel as if our pets have the run of the land, humans are still the masters of their own domains. In order to maintain this status quo—especially in a communal environment such as a condominium, cooperative or homeo…

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2016 October Time Management for Managers

It’s often tough to get co-op, condo, and HOA residents interested in joining their building or association’s board. No one wants to work a second job if they don’t have to—especially one that doesn’t pay—but regardless, there’s important w…

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2016 June Choosing an Attorney

Not every condominium or homeowners’ association is going to run afoul of the law—the happy truth is that litigation and legal trouble are relatively rare occurrences. However, even the most upstanding board in New Jersey must navigate a la…

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2016 May Following House Rules

Taste is subjective. Luckily your board’s design rules and guidelines aren’t. From gaudy exterior paint colors, to improperly mounted flagpoles, to Clark Griswold-esque holiday light displays, the exterior design choices of individual unit …

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2016 April Location, Location, Location

Though the real estate crisis didn't rattle the tri-state area to nearly the degree that it did other markets around the country, construction still stalled on many new developments during the recent recession. It’s not only location or the…

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2016 April Architects and Engineers

The only constant in life is change—as they say—and that’s especially true for those living in New Jersey, where no community stays the same for long. Indeed, here in the Garden State, renovations are taking place, new capital improvements …

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2016 April To Choose or Not to Choose

Running the day-to-day business of a co-op, condo or HOA of any size—be it a self-contained high-rise in Fort Lee or Jersey City or a sprawling, multi-building community in Sparta—requires not just a functional board, but a team of competen…

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2016 February Co-ops Around the Globe

It’s cheaper for two families to pool resources and share a house than for the same two families to buy two houses. This underlying concept has been around since people starting building houses. As a report by the National Cooperative Law C…

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