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 |2018-09-11T00:24:01+00:00August 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 |2018-08-06T20:41:58+00:00July 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 |2020-09-12T22:41:19+00:00June 18th, 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 |2020-09-12T22:41:19+00:00April 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 |2018-03-22T18:14:53+00:00March 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 |2020-09-12T22:41:20+00:00February 15th, 2018|Co-Ops, Condo|

How To Choose a Condo Type That’s Right For You

So, you’ve accumulated enough money, and you feel that time is ripe for you to own a home. Congratulations! The joy of owning a home is unparalleled, especially when you’ve been living in rented apartments. If you choose to invest in a condo home, it’s just like you’re buying a part of a whole. What [...]

By |2020-09-12T22:41:20+00:00May 25th, 2017|Condo|

How to Survive the Co-op Board Approval Process

When it comes to buying apartments, in some areas you have to contend with the co-op before you can even be allowed to buy and live in an apartment! That's right, there's a review process and everything. It can be a little stressful to have this huge prospective apartment that you want to buy, but [...]

By |2020-09-12T22:41:20+00:00October 13th, 2016|Tips & Tricks|
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