2010 August
Focus on... Insurance

Insurance Not High and Dry
2010 August Not High and Dry

In April, Massachusetts officials estimated it would take $38 million to repair the damage to infrastructure caused by the deluge, and tens of thousands of residents across the region applied for disaster relief from the Federal Emerge…

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Insurance Household Hazards!
2010 August Household Hazards!

Mold – it’s an ugly four-letter word in more ways than one. Nobody wants to think about the fact that this fungus can be found anywhere where water leaks or drainage problems are present. Mold can cause serious damage to a condominium, …

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Insurance Are They Covered?
2010 August Are They Covered?

Mistakes can happen. It’s a simple fact of life and a simple fact of doing business. That’s why issues of insurance are so important for condominium managers and boards. While it is easy enough to keep up to date on one’s own insurance, …

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Insurance Are You Seeing The Full Picture?
2010 August Are You Seeing The Full Picture?

With news of foreclosures raging about them and common fee delinquencies on the rise across the nation, condominium boards are taking a long, hard look at association expenses. But, professionals caution, boards should be wary about ta…

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Insurance Welcoming New Board Members
2010 August Welcoming New Board Members

Dear current board members and management team, As a newly seated board member I wanted to let you know that I am a little unclear as to what my role and specific responsibilities involve. Having never served on a condo board I …

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Insurance Variety is Spice of Life in Oak Bluffs
2010 August Variety is Spice of Life in Oak Bluffs

At the second of two northern tips of the mostly triangular island of Martha’s Vineyard perches the town of Oak Bluffs. It is one of the smallest communities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, but it packs a powerful personality. The …

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Insurance Q&A: Can Condo Control Stuck Garage Door?
2010 August Q&A: Can Condo Control Stuck Garage Door?

Q My condo association wants to make it a rule that all garage doors must be closed at all times and cars cannot be left in the driveway. My garage door does not close or open properly in the winter time so I am forced to leave it open…

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