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Dealing With Clutter & Hoarding Issues

These days, there is definitely a trend towards trying to get rid of clutter and getting more organized. However, there is a fine line between being a bit messy and having a situation that is bordering on hoarding. These days, mental health issues are gaining more prominence. There is a larger understanding that while hoarding [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|Property Management|

Choosing a Great Home: Co-Op or Condo? 

You've dreamed of getting a place of your own for a long time, and now you're finally ready to buy. When you've put so much effort into saving up to buy a home, you want to be sure that it's just perfect. You've debated getting a condo and flip-flopped over whether to apply to a [...]

By | August 15th, 2018|Tips & Tricks|

Experts Offer Tips on Best Board Practices

  Are you on a board? Some people may hear 'best board practices' and may think of surfing. Well, that's far less likely when you belong to the board of your condo or your co-op, as you immediately equate the word board with your position on it! Whether you've been a member for some time [...]

By | July 30th, 2018|Property Management, Tips & Tricks|

Creating Fair and Effective Rules for Community Living Buildings

How familiar are you with the rules and regulations and bylaws? In residential communities, it's standard that boards set rules for living for residents and guests. Some rules are usually pretty standard. Common areas are smoke free, there are pet limits, no excessive noise during quiet hours. These rules are usually drafted to benefit the [...]

By | June 18th, 2018|Co-Ops, Condo, Property Management|

Practicing Safety and Security for Your Co-Op or Condo

You probably already know the basics. Don't make sure someone comes in behind you without a key or who does not belong to the building, and don't buzz in a visitor you don't know. But is that enough? Whether a condo or a co-op, the community that is informed on safety measures and how to [...]

By | May 8th, 2018|Co-Ops, Condo, Property Management|

Property Management Contracts 101

When it comes to property management and contracts, how much do you know? Buildings of a certain size require professional management to keep everything running. Hiring management companies to run a building starts with a contract. Want to discover what property management contracts actually involve, then read on and find out more. Property managers usually [...]

By | April 25th, 2018|Co-Ops, Condo, Property Management|

All About Co-Ops and DIY Improvement

Co-op owners enjoy planning improvements and changes as much as any other homeowner. However, if they want to modify some things, they may have to consult the board and await approval. It depends on the co-op board and what the project is too. So when can you feel free to perform co-op maintenance and when [...]

By | March 22nd, 2018|Co-Ops|

What’s Involved When You Inherit a Condo or Co-Op

Have you recently inherited a condo or co-op, may in the future, or are planning on leaving your condo or co-op to someone in your will? When it comes to inheriting real estate, inheriting a co-op or a condo can get a little complicated. Read on to find out more about this topic. The first [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|Co-Ops, Condo|

Handling Neighbor Conflict

Things get worse when the situation can get emotional. Small irritations turn into large ones, or perhaps you've been working too much and it just feels like the things your neighbors do are driving you crazy. Whether it's noise, smell, fighting, rudeness, or even someone taking your parking space, property management deals with these complaints [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|Co-Ops|

Do What You Can: Making the Most Out of Small Kitchen Spaces

People who endure small kitchens often do it because they have to. Maybe they live in a tiny apartment in New York City. Perhaps all that co-op living affords does not include a spacious kitchen and cooking space. And of course, an efficiency or studio anything is rarely bursting with counter space and all of [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|Tips & Tricks|