Category: Security

Security
2010 December Q&A: Collecting from a Habitual Rule Breaker

Q I am a board member of a Maine condominium. One of our unit owners has consistently broken our rules, and continues to do so. What can we do to stop him? — Mandated in Maine A If everything else fails, the boardcan fi…

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2010 December Bennington, Vermont

Like all towns in Vermont, Bennington is small. Lesser known than its peers, Burlington and Brattleboro, Bennington is often called the “gateway” to Vermont – a position that appeals to some, but leaves others unconvinced. Benn…

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2010 December Fees Under Fire

 A proposal to ban federal lenders from purchasing mortgages in condos with  deed-based transfer fees has community association leaders worried the ruling  would lead to diminished operating budgets and severe disruption of the condo  mark…

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2010 December Top 10 Safety and Security Mistakes

When safety or security lapses occur in a community association setting, the assigning of blame will often cast managers and board members in a bad light, and can also result in major lawsuits. But many common lapses can be ea…

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2010 December It's Now the Law!

Consumer and privacy advocates heralded Massachusetts for the March passage of the nation’s strictest law yet on data security. But in the months since, many of those charged with carrying out the law – including condominiums and proper…

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2010 December 2010 Outlook

In dayswhen amusement parks were focused on leisure rather than heart-stopping rides, features like halls of mirrors, fun houses and animated fortune tellers were standard fare. Drop a coin in the slot, and the mechanical prognosticator…

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2010 December The Third Annual New England Condo Expo

T he third annual New England Condo Expo will showcase over 120 exhibitors from all over New England when the day-long event returns to the Seaport World Trade Center at 200 Seaport Boulevard in Boston on Tuesday, May 24, 2011. …

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2009 Dec To Ski or Not to Ski

To ski or not to ski: that is the question in Killington, Vermont. Known as the best skiing in the East, it is hard to separate Killington from skiing. Dominated by the Killington-Pico Resort, the town of Killington is a thriv…

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2009 Dec 2010 Outlook

It’s been a roller-coaster ride wild enough to churn even the sturdiest of stomachs: Unemployment is up, property values down, bankruptcies rising, sales dipping and then lurching upward again. For many community associations,…

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2009 Dec Common-Sense Security

When it comes to our homes, nothing is more important than feeling safe. We want to know that our kids can ride their bikes, that we can walk the dog at night, that we can go on vacation without wondering what will happen when we’re gon…

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