Category: On The Board

Board Operations
2004 Oct Associations' Top Complaints

Homeowners move into a community association for a variety of reasons. Some people seek carefree, maintenance-free living, where all responsibility for home care, recreation, or community activities is handled efficiently and promptly by…

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Board Operations
2004 Oct Owners' Rights vs. Condo Rules

New condo owners get a lot of papers and documents during the purchasing process, and among the most important they receive are the community's Declaration of Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions (CC&R), the bylaws, administrative guideline…

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Board Operations
2004 Oct Tips for Smooth, Productive Meetings

Condominium associations, homeowners association (HOA), and co-op boards generally hold regular board meetings to get input from residents, resolve problems within the community, develop budgets for the upcoming year and handle any issue…

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Board Operations
2004 Sep Controlling Nuisance Animals

For most New Jersey residents, autumn is the idyllic season for taking long strolls and watching leaves erupt with vibrant colors. For wildlife, however, it's the best time to rummage for food, seek out winter housing and set up breeding…

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Board Operations
2004 Aug The Value of Loss Assessment Coverage

I just attended my monthly association meeting where our board advised our members that our homeowners association had just been hit with a $1,500,000 judgment resulting from a skateboarding accident in our association-owned parking lot.…

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Board Operations
2004 Aug Architecture and Design Committees

Part and parcel of living in a managed community or homeowners association is abiding by certain guidelines regulating what one can or cannot do to the exterior of their property. Nearly all HOAs have rules and regulations regarding neig…

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Board Operations
2004 Jun Home Inspectors and Home Inspections

In the 1940s comedy, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House,a wealthy ad executive played by Cary Grant hires a famous bridge and tunnel engineer to look over his new house in the country; as it turns out, the "dream house" is more trouble…

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Law & Legislation
2004 Jun Building Bylaws

Laying down the law in your building or association doesn't have to be a painful process. When it comes to creating house or community rules, careful planning and a healthy dose of common sense can make the process smooth, leading to hap…

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Law & Legislation
2004 Jun Talking Points in Trenton

Bills about pets, lead paint abatement and property tax reform are among the items currently being debated by the New Jersey Legislature that could affect the operations of condo boards and homeowner associations throughout the Garden St…

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