2005 Apr
Focus on... Exteriors

Organizations
2005 Apr The Cooperator's 18th Co-op & Condo Expo

On Wednesday, March 16th, The Cooperator hosted its 18th Annual Co-op & Condo Expo at the New York Hilton in Midtown Manhattan. The event featured more than 200 exhibitor booths and drew over 4,000 registrants from all corners of the co-…

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Maintenance
2005 Apr Maintaining Roof Drainage Systems

Everyone knows the old phrase about April showers bringing May flowers, but what the saying doesn't tell you is that the rain in April can also bring a lot of damage to your gutter system. Hard rain and blustery wind are always around on…

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Maintenance
2005 Apr Repainting and Power Washing

For any residential development, dirt, extreme weather conditions, and everyday wear-and-tear can play havoc with even the most durable building materials, such as stone or steel. Those same elements take an even greater toll on painted …

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Maintenance
2005 Apr Brightening Up Suburban Landscapes

In a suburban community, outdoor lighting is an important part of any good overall security plan. A well-planned lighting scheme may deter intruders and also prevent falls and accidents by tenants and visitors. Outdoor lighting can also …

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Board Operations
2005 Apr Examining Assessments and Increases

Owning a condo or being a member of a homeowner association is a something many New Jersey residents know a thing or two about. In 2004, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) estimated that 970,000 existing co-ops and condos were so…

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Insurance
2005 Apr Finding the Right D&O Insurance

By now, you have already heard about the "dramatic" changes in the Directors & Officers insurance marketplace. You have also most likely heard about the increasing number of lawsuits against directors and officers, and why associations t…

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Neighborhoods
2005 Apr Rustic Serenity at Bald Eagle Village

Drive roughly forty miles outside of New York City into New Jersey, and the congestion, noise and crowding falls behind you—on all sides majestic hills rise that contain quaint, New England-style communities. This is where you'll find Ba…

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Law & Legislation
2005 Apr Settling HOA Maintenance Disputes

One of the jobs of a homeowners' association is to make sure there are rules for homeowners concerning maintenance issues, that these rules are spelled out, and that these rules are followed. And the great majority of unit owners realize…

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