2009 Sept
Focus on... Energy & The Environment

Energy Conservation
2009 Sept Getting Ready for the Cold

 Good property managers need to be one step ahead of the game, and September is  no time to be caught flat-footed. The once-packed swimming pool is now  virtually empty, and the kids who filled it weeks ago are now lugging school  backpack…

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Energy Conservation
2009 Sept How To Go Green in Hard Times

Saving money by going green sounds great, but who has that initial capital in these tough economic times? The average person can’t afford the luxury of buying solar panels or driving a hybrid car, however, there are many energy-saving c…

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Energy Conservation
2009 Sept Redevelopment on the Waterfront

 Asbury Park, one of the old showplaces of the Jersey Shore and a town that in  its heyday rivaled Atlantic City, has seen its fortunes rise and fall (and rise  again). Once viewed as a city in decline, Asbury Park benefited greatly from  …

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Q&A
2009 Sept Q&A: Common Hallway Camera in Condo

Q A neighbor down the hall from my condo apartment has installed a video camera over his doorway—presumably as a security measure. Our building has a doorman and double-locked vestibule, as well as security cameras in the lobby, so t…

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Energy Conservation
2009 Sept Q&A: Collecting from a Bankrupt Owner

Q “I own a condo in Southern New Jersey. An owner in our association is in arrears  of $1,300 on their monthly maintenance and has now filed for bankruptcy. Can we  still put a lien on the owner’s unit? If not, what can we do to recoup…

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