Mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 12, 2010 – that’s when New England Condominium magazine’s annual New England Condo Expo returns to the Seaport World Trade Center at 200
Seaport Boulevard in Boston, showcasing over 150 exhibitors f…
For many, having a home by the ocean is the embodiment of a dream come true. For
condominium managers and board members, though, there is also the
responsibility of caring for and protecting these homes from the added
The roof carries a lot of responsibility – it protects those living inside it, insulates them from the heat and colds and
shelters them from harsh New England winters. And it’s because of these major responsibilities that it needs to be …
Spring beckons, with the promise of all those blossoms bursting with color from early flowering
bulbs. If only it were that simple.
Spring beckons, all too often, with fungus on the lawns, desiccated yews, branches dangling fro…
Everyone agrees that condominiums need to be painted regularly. But ask what
color should be used, and you could get as many answers as there are people living in the building.
Aesthetic continuity can be extremely important to…
Ah, the return of spring and our feathered friends who make this season so
special! Time to break out another bag of seed and fill up the bird feeder as
the year-round bird population is joined by the returning migrants. Or is it?
A few years back, the prior board passed a motion to charge all future unit
owners with dogs a $50 fee per month because of an existing dog that would
occasionally defecate in the building. There was no analysis conducted to
A resident needs to have a chair rail installed so she can access her second
floor apartment in our condo building, built in the 1950s. Who pays for the
chair rail and the installation, the resident or the condo association?