2019 March
Focus on... Exterior Maintenance

Maintenance
2019 March Building Demolition

Cities are crowded. That’s a simple fact. In the best of circumstances, there’s noise, dirt, dust, and the usual urban pests. Add to that the construction of a new building next to or nearby yours, and annoyance can quickly become overwhelm…

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Maintenance
2019 March Maintaining Exterior Spaces

Whether it’s a balcony, terrace, patio or roof deck, outdoor space is many an apartment owner’s dream.  Desirable – and valuable – as they are, these spaces do present specific maintenance considerations for individual owners, co-op corpora…

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Maintenance
2019 March Exterior Cleaning

Home is where the heart is, sure – but it’s also where most of  any given owner or shareholder’s money is. For most people, their home represents their single biggest investment. And in a community association, both individual units and the…

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Maintenance
2019 March Facade Repair and Restoration

When you close your eyes and picture any building, you are quite likely imagining its facade – the outer shell which protects and contains all of the hustle and bustle that goes on within. In a residential property, the facade is what separ…

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Real Estate Trends
2019 March Telecom for Your Community

As more and more of our daily lives become more intertwined with online entertainment and services, internet access has become a home utility along with electricity and running water. Boards can take for granted that every resident in their…

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Q&A
2019 March Q&A: Board Member Makeup

Q. In New Jersey, is it okay for a condo association with five or fewer units to have the unit owners act as the board of directors?                              —Seeking Clarification A. “It is assumed from your question that the con…

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Q&A
2019 March Q&A: Saving Our Super’s Job

Q. Our super was hired six months ago.  He’s a hard worker and all the tenants like him. But the president of the board fired him three days before his six-month probation period was up. The tenants requested a special meeting to find out…

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