Category: Management

Management Holding Orderly, Efficient Annual Meetings
2024 June Holding Orderly, Efficient Annual Meetings

Talk to anyone familiar with common-interest community governance anywhere in the country, and they will tell you the same thing: apathy is rampant among residents of co-ops, condos, and HOAs. Not only is it difficult to get owners and shar…

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2024 March Holding Orderly, Efficient Annual Meetings

Talk to anyone familiar with common-interest community governance anywhere in the country, and they will tell you the same thing: apathy is rampant among residents of co-ops, condos, and HOAs. Not only is it difficult to get owners and shar…

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Management Power of business. Powerful engineer. Growth. Fighter.
2024 February That’s Super

At the heart of every shared interest community is the person who makes it run.  That person is known by many names: superintendent (or just ‘super’), building engineer, resident manager, community manager. Their duties and responsibilities…

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2024 January Management Contracts

Along with competent, engaged leadership, good management is fundamental to the successful operation of any shared interest community—and the basis of good management is in large part spelled out in the contract between the community and it…

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2024 January Urban vs. Suburban Property Management

New England Condominium has been reporting on matters related to multifamily living, governance, and operations for the better part of four decades, covering communities large and small throughout this northeast corner of the country. Withi…

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2024 January Work/Life Balance for Managers

The data is in: striking a balance between our personal and professional lives is a key component of happiness and general wellbeing. But how does one do that when one’s job is potentially a 24/7 situation? Take multifamily residential man…

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2023 December Powering E-Devices Safely

All over the news, from coast to coast, reports of fires and explosions caused by lithium-ion batteries describe blazes that are out of control, difficult to extinguish, and excessively smokey. Tragically, many have resulted in fatalities a…

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2023 October Amending Your Governing Documents

In addition to their boards, common interest communities are governed by a set of foundational documents. In a condominium, those documents are the declaration and bylaws; co-ops also have bylaws, as well as a unique document called a propr…

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Management Conflict Management
2023 October Conflict Management

Living in close quarters can—and often does—lead to conflict. In condo, co-op, and HOA communities, conflict can occur between residents, or between a resident and the board. And to complicate matters, a seemingly isolated conflict between …

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