Category: Management

Management Spring Cleaning Checklist
2016 March Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring cleaning isn't just for unit owners. As we move out of the winter months, now is a great time to make sure your property is “spic and span” for the rest of 2016. New England Condominium recently spoke with property managers Bill Worr…

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Management Upgrading Security
2016 February Upgrading Security

While it’s true that over the last two decades, New England has become a safer place to call home, that doesn’t mean that security concerns don’t still exist—especially for those in condos or HOAs. While security guards, electronic gates an…

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Management Doing It Yourself
2016 February Doing It Yourself

Is it simply about the money? Condo associations that forgo the services of professional management are cutting what may seem like a major expense. But the belief that “we can do it ourselves” may work great for some time and for some prope…

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Management Keeping the Lines Open
2016 January Keeping the Lines Open

No one likes to feel left out or ignored. Sometimes that is how condo residents may feel if they believe their board or managers are not responding to their requests for information or sharing enough up front. What they may not realize, how…

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Management Improving Meeting Effectiveness
2016 January Improving Meeting Effectiveness

Maybe it was a bad day at work, the dog had an accident on the carpet or a disgruntled call was received from the school principal; whatever the reason, there are times when the last thing a condo board member, trustees or resident wants to…

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Management New Technology for Boards and Managers
2016 January New Technology for Boards and Managers

Most of us wouldn't know what to do with ourselves if we didn't have a smartphone or tablet to help us communicate, navigate, and otherwise organize our lives. Property managers throughout the country—whether they handle urban high-rises, s…

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Management What Size Management Company?
2016 January What Size Management Company?

We live in a world of add-ons. Ever since the term supersize was coined by the fast food industry back in 1994, the idea and its implications have spread to many aspects of the American lifestyle. We've become accustomed to ‘value added ele…

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Management Doing a Super Job
2015 October Doing a Super Job

Whether we rent, own a single family home, or have purchased a condominium, the nagging question is always, “Who’s going to take care of this mess, problem or situation?” For condominium unit owners, the answer to that question varies. …

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Management Liquid Assets
2015 June Liquid Assets

Some lucky condos offer the benefits of an indoor or outdoor swimming pool for their residents; it’s a splashy amenity that many people request when looking for a home…but there are many drawbacks, issues, and liabilities that come with ma…

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Management Homesharing in Co-ops, Condos and HOAs
2015 April Homesharing in Co-ops, Condos and HOAs

The media and political buzz surrounding so-called 'homeshare' or 'short-term rental' websites (primarily Airbnb, but also other similar services like and, just to name two) has been on the upswing over the last year …

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