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…
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…
Whether you’ve just taken a seat on your condominium board, or are an old hand at
association leadership, the position can be a daunting one.
There are vendors to hire, budgets to balance and complaints to field. How do
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
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
Snow, ice, freezing, thawing, refreezing all take such a toll on New England
properties that it’s practically a cliché—but it’s a cliché that condo trustees and managers have to deal with every spring.
Paul Carraccio is preside…
Our downstairs neighbor’s children always have the TV turned to an extremely loud volume. Our condo
building is older and everything can be heard from below. We have tried to
resolve the issue peacefully and spoke to them to turn it d…
I am the property manager for a medium-sized condo association. There is an
owner who is several months behind on their assessment. We have followed the
standard protocol of the association of sending out notices and it has reached