2015 August
Focus on... Insurance/Board Training

Insurance
2015 August Insurance Decisions

From equipment failure and personal injuries to tornadoes and tropical storms, disasters happen. Any condominium association worth its salt knows that it needs to be prepared for a rainy day. A great chunk of that preparation is insurance.…

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Insurance
2015 August Homesharing and Insurance

In the tri-state area, where even the most profligate among us may shed a tear or two at hotel room prices, the homesharing trend has grown by leaps and bounds, with more co-op and condo owners than ever renting out their units to short-st…

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Insurance
2015 August Property Insurance Basics

Property insurance, by definition, is a guarantee of compensation for a specific loss or damage to physical property or equipment. Within that broad and simplified explanation there is room for multiple interpretations—and more than enough…

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Insurance
2015 August Filing Insurance Claims

Boards and associations, just like individuals, carry insurance coverage to protect them from liability, loss and other financial and legal problems, although the issues may be a little different than the typical auto or single-family home…

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Board Operations
2015 August Attracting New Board Members

With so many people leading busy, sometimes hectic lives that revolve around work, kids, social functions, and other obligations, it's often very difficult for co-op, condo, and HOA administrators to find residents willing and able to serv…

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Insurance
2015 August Network Security & Privacy Liability

Data breaches can happen from hackers, employees, competitors, vendors or other third parties and can be intentional or accidental. It is well documented that even the best security systems are being hacked at an alarming rate. Most recent…

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Q&A
2015 August Q&A: Move-In Fees Legal?

Q We owned a condo in an association for eight years. At the end of 2014, we decided to upgrade, and sold our two (2) bedroom and purchased a three (3) bedroom unit (within 7 days) in the same association. The association assessed us a…

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