2005 Feb
Focus on... Communications & Technology

Communications
2005 Feb HOAs and High-Tech Wizardry

It wasn't so long ago that a web was something a spider made and a satellite was something that floated in the air and few of us understood. Today, people are not only used to technology tools like Internet access and satellite tele…

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Communications
2005 Feb Instant Access

If this article had been written several decades ago, Jane Herbert's job as regional director of Wentworth Property Management would look something like this: Type up monthly newsletter or management report; Go to copy center: Copy and d…

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Communications
2005 Feb Protecting Your HOA from Identity Theft

According to recent surveys, there are approximately seven to 10 million victims of identity theft per year in the United States alone. Criminals use a variety of methods, including stealing Social Security numbers, driver's license numb…

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Communications
2005 Feb Doing Board Business via E-mail

When was the last time you wrote an actual letter? With the birth and rising popularity of e-mail over the past 10 years or so, most people would rather just jot off a quick computer note to someone rather than taking the time to put pen…

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Board Operations
2005 Feb Improving the Professional Relationship

Anyone who has spent time serving on the board of his or her co-op or condo knows that it is a job that no one can do alone. Even if you have the most conscientious group of board members, the job is too time-consuming for a group of vol…

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Neighborhoods
2005 Feb Greenbriar at Whittingham

For many people, finding a place to call home as they enter their retirement years can be a daunting task to say the least. For many, the ideal arrangement strikes a balance between staying active and vital while scaling back the tasks t…

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