2008 May
Focus on... Recreational Amenities

Recreation
2008 May Life in the XBox Age

It seems that the residents of one large New Jersey HOA don’t want to come out and play. The association’s management cancelled their scheduled Easter egg hunt this past March because only a handful of their 700-plus families wanted to p…

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2008 May Fractional Ownership is on the Rise

Although it is something that is relatively new in the state of New Jersey, a new trend that is occurring within condo and townhouse communities (as well as popular vacation-area resorts) around the country is fractional ownership, where…

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Recreation
2008 May Attend the Premier New Jersey Expo

For most people, after a long winter, warm weather cannot come soon enough. But, if you are a trustee in a community association or a property manager, spring means more than barbecues and patio furniture—it means tough decisions and exp…

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Recreation
2008 May Changing Your Community for the Better

All parents crave space for their kids, a place for them to play and romp and run. That’s why more and more families are intent on finding condo communities that offer something for the whole family, from playgrounds to swimming pools to…

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Recreation
2008 May Aging in Place in One's Home

Many of us, whether we like to admit it or not, have certain images or ideas pop into our heads when we hear the term “senior citizen.” Some are quaint—slow-motion shuffleboard tournaments, for example, or spirited rounds of Bingo. Other…

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Recreation
2008 May Avoiding Conflicts of Interest

Although the position generally offers zero compensation aside from the satisfaction of a job well done, association board members are still in charge of running a business—a business with revenues, expenses, and assets that, depending on t…

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