Board members and trustees are volunteers with many responsibilities. They
devote time to their association, act as a governing body for the condo and
have the powers to control what is permitted to take place and not take place.
Fallout and repercussions from the unprecedented bust in the real estate and
mortgage industries are still dogging condo associations all over the country.
Within community associations, owners continue to default on both fees …
This past year, many condominium associations enjoyed a double dose of good
fortune: a milder winter with less snow removal and salting, resulting in a
little extra money left in the coffers by spring. The question then becomes:
Being elected to the board of a co-op or a condo comes with a great deal of
power, and with that power also comes a great deal of responsibility. Whether
they serve a co-op or condo community, trustees and board members, in their
With harsh winters and blistering hot summers, those living in New England
condominiums understand the importance of properly working heating,
ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.
That’s why it’s important for man…
Election season typically starts around Labor Day, when we start to be bombarded
with reminders to cast our ballots to choose who we want to be in charge of our
city, town, state and country. It ends on Election Day in November, when th…
As cities become more bike-friendly, and public consciousness about health and
green living more predictable, condominium boards are debating questions about
bicycle storage and safety around their properties.
This may not see…
Curb appeal provides that first impression, the attention-grabbing feature that
all condominium and co-op properties strive for. Across New England, curb
appeal usually starts with colorful flowers or plants that reflect the changing
My question is about being elected to the board of a condo association. We have
a building management company hired by our board. Can the management company
executive be elected to the board? How about any other persons from the
Residents of our cooperative have been faced with the problem of getting rid of
the co-op’s board of directors. These are some of the reasons why: 1.They lack the
expertise to be board members because they are inept, incompetent and