While it’s generally understood how to employ the first two people – to call the accountant when bills are due and at tax time and the property manager
pretty much all the time – rules for engaging the condo’s lawyer remain somewhat vagu…
With New England condominiums still grappling with the recent economic downturn,
it’s no accident that most new state condo legislation deals with money matters.
From a proposed superlien law in New Hampshire that would put condos first…
The late 1990s saw a surge of nationwide smoking restrictions put into effect.
State by state, smoking ban legislation was proposed, put to a vote and passed
into law. No public dwelling seemed untouched, including the workplace, shops,…
They came to learn, to network, and to discover new solutions for managing their
community associations. And they went home with stacks of information and minds
brimming with ideas.
Over a thousand board members, homeowners an…
Although there seems to be no shortage of talking heads touting the beginning of
the end of the economic decline, associations (like the average consumer) are still struggling to do more with less.
It just so happens that servi…
Recently I left my job and have decided to start my own business. Am I permitted to operate a business out of my condominium unit?
“Like many questions involving condominiums, the answer…
Who Passes the Annual Budget?
Does our condominium board of directors need to have our next annual budget
passed by the condominium owners or can they pass it themselves?
“In most s…
Fresh from hoisting up the banking and automobile sectors, a newly muscular
Uncle Sam is now turning his attention to putting the skids on the real estate
meltdown. The Obama Administration earlier this year rolled out two major
Jack has heard talk that the board has voted to continue a contract with the poorly-run lawn care company the association has contracted with for years. Rumor has it that damage was done to a window by a careless worker and a
While only a few states guarantee a “right-to-dry,” at the time of this writing, proposed legislation aimed to remove bans on clotheslines within condominium associations appears on several statehouse docket lists in New England. Arguments…