2014 December
Focus on... Safety & Security

Security
2014 December Disaster Management

New Jerseyans face crises that arise throughout the state every day, from fires to water main breaks to building collapses, doing so with their trademark resilience. And whereas residents have long been accustomed to lousy – aand sometimes…

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Security
2014 December Neighborhood Watch Groups

All homeowners worry about adequate security, but many HOAs and condo associations overspend on guards, surveillance cameras, and electronic security systems. There are low-tech, more cost-effective solutions for suburban associations, tho…

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Security
2014 December Where There’s Smoke...

One only needs to watch the news regularly to understand the devastation that a fire can have on a home or community whatever the time of year. A condo fire in October in Dunellen injured a firefighter and destroyed much of the complex, le…

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Security
2014 December Security vs. Privacy

From time immemorial, the home has been synonymous with warmth, comfort and, most importantly, safety. The boards and managers who oversee condominium communities are aiming to preserve this image by ensuring that safety is their top prior…

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Q&A
2014 December Q&A: Management Referral Goes Bad

Q I was referred to an unlicensed contractor by the management company employed by my association. This contractor allegedly was injured while completing work on my complex, and is now attempting to file a suit against me. Am I liable or …

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