2006 Apr
Focus on... Exterior Maintenance

Maintenance
2006 Apr Crystal Clear Solutions for Pool Maintenance

When it comes to amenities in homeowner associations, few are as desirable and enjoyable as swimming pools. Having a semi-private place where people can swim or relax on a deck in the sun—without the hassle of actually maintaining the po…

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Maintenance
2006 Apr Siding, Brick and Wood

Condominium communities and townhomes have meticulously landscaped grounds. It is only right that the exteriors be well maintained too. Maintaining the exterior of the building serves two purposes. First, just like an impeccable landscap…

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Maintenance
2006 Apr Construction Safety Laws and Procedures

When you hire a contractor to do some work in your condo, co-op or HOA development, whether that work is lobby renovation, installing new windows, repairing elevators or fixing the roof, you and the contractor have two other partners: th…

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Maintenance
2006 Apr Hiring Contractors

Any board or manager that arranges for a contractor to come onto their property to do a project or render a service always hopes that the job will be done well, or that the service will be delivered exactly as expected. While the majorit…

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Board Operations
2006 Apr Black Bears and New Jersey's HOAs

When most people envision bears, they picture them roaming the vast forests of the west, pulling salmon from rushing rivers or running through the grassy meadows of Alaska. For more and more New Jersey condo owners, however, that vision …

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Organizations
2006 Apr A Look at the AIA-NJ

Since 1857, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has represented the professional interests of America's architects. As AIA members, architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners express their commitment to excellence in des…

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Management
2006 Apr A Look Inside Monticello Management

Although Leonia-based Monticello Management, Inc. is a fairly new property management company, the people behind the company have a lifetime (or two) of real estate experience between them. "I spent the first 20 years of my career a…

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