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Owner Relations
Coronavirus & COVID-19

As cases of the new coronavirus increase here in the US, the crisis has led to a number of questions from condominium boards to the effect of:  What should we do to protect the condominium and its members? What is our responsibility for the…

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Owner Relations
2020 February Condominium Owner Evictions

If a rental tenant defaults, persists in violating rules, or breaks the law, they can be evicted from their unit. It can certainly be a drawn-out, acrimonious process, but it’s more or less routine. While much more rare – and more complicat…

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Owner Relations
2014 February Keeping Track of Paperwork

While keeping the records of the association is not the most fascinating part of serving on a board of trustees, it is in some ways the most important. In fact, the flow of paperwork is the lifeblood of the community. The association…

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Owner Relations
2014 February Board Owner Do’s and Don’ts

It only takes a few minutes of a web search to uncover the traits that make a successful person or business owner. For example, Entrepreneur magazine’s Steven Key wrote the article, “5 Qualities of Successful Persons,” which included such …

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Owner Relations
2014 February The Transition

The goal of any property developer is to sell units, but until that objective is reached they have to assume all the day-to-day responsibilities to ensure smooth operations and continued sales. This requires wearing many hats—manager, bo…

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Owner Relations
2014 February Cultivating Community

The ethos of a homeowners association—to be open and welcoming—furthers the collective strength of a community. Therefore, it’s incumbent on trustees, board members and managers to foster a stronger, more cohesive sense of community. This …

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Owner Relations
2013 February Building a Better Board

 Working in groups can be a challenge. Working in groups when people’s homes—and possibly their life savings—are involved can be a far greater challenge. It’s one faced every day by those brave souls who volunteer to serve on their co-op  …

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Owner Relations
2013 February Better, Stronger, Faster...

These days, there are few people who don’t have a business website, a Facebook account and even a Twitter handle. It’s the same for buildings. As the rise of online social media invades nearly every aspect of our daily life, co…

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Owner Relations
2013 February Taming Transient Turnmoil

As housing markets in many parts of the country—including New England—have foundered, many developers have opted to convert portions of communities originally intended to be condominiums into rental properties. When a development with n…

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Owner Relations
2013 February Neighbor to Neighbor

 Can’t we all just get along? It’s a million-dollar question. When people move into a community, they often look  for the friendliness and camaraderie that living in an association brings. But  with many personalities often butting heads o…

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