There’s nothing worse than being a unit owner in a building and seeing someone on your
board breaking a rule and seemingly getting away with it.
Some board members or trustees believe that they are “above the law” so to speak, and se…
Finding the right balance of involvement between HOAs and condo boards and
residents can be like maintaining a healthy relationship with a significant
other—you want to be compassionate, responsive and attentive, but not too needy, nosy
In Bolton, Massachusetts, a condo resident owned a truck with commercial license
plates and, when it wasn’t in use, he wanted to park it on the property. The previous board gave him
approval to do so, but when it came time to produce proof…
Property management, in the broadest of terms, is defined as the operation,
control and oversight of real estate. Most property managers would agree that
this particular definition is just a starting point.
There are many facets to t…
It’s no secret that helping to run a board of directors or board of trustees for a
condo association is a thankless task. There are a lot of issues to take care
of, and board members are strictly volunteers. While there might be some
Modern cities are amazing creations, pulsing with life 24 hours a day, and built
to cater to every need of residents. Take away just one of any city dweller’s basic necessities like plumbing, electricity or heating and air conditioning,
Although fewer than 5,000 residents make their home here year-round, Camden, a
town in Knox County, Maine, is known as a popular summer and winter resort
destination visited by majestic tall ships in the summer and amateur and
Establishing a Rental Cap?
I live in a condo, and the board is trying to establish a rental cap in the
building's rules and regulations, instead of making the change in the condo's
bylaws. Does the board have the power to do this, or …
Are Extended Terms Legal?
The condominium will be starting a major rehab project in February 2014. It is
expected to last between 12-18 months. The Board of Trustees unilaterally voted
to have their terms automatically extended until the…
Six years ago I bought a two bedroom condo advertised with having two (2)
parking spaces. They are piggyback spaces, meaning that the first car can't get
out unless the second car moves. The parking spaces are not part of the deed,