Category: Association Operations

Maintenance Shanghai, China - March 26: Exterior cleaning and building cleaning with high pressure water jet on March 26, 2016 in Shanghai, China. Shanghai is the largest Chinese city by population.
Winter 2023 Façade Cleaning

As the old saying goes, you only get one chance to make a first impression—which is why the façade of your building should always look clean and in top shape, for both aesthetic and commercial reasons. Important as appearances are, however,…

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Management Vector illustration of choice of worker or personnel. Recruitment concept. Сhoosing resume of new employees.
Winter 2023 Hiring Building Staff & Professionals

It’s been said that it takes a village to raise a child. It can take nearly that much to run a multifamily building as well, even a small one. Residential communities require the services of a wide array of employees and professionals, rang…

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Management Vote, Election and Social Poll Concept. Tiny Voter Male Character Casting Ballots at Polling Place During Voting Put Paper in Box, Man Carry Huge Ballot with Red Cross. Cartoon Vector Illustration
Winter 2023 Holding Elections

In many ways condo, co-op, and HOA living represents the most basic form of representative democracy. Like the ancient Athenians, we gather periodically to elect a small group from among us to represent our joint interests and to oversee th…

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Management Dealing With Conflict
Fall 2022 Dealing With Conflict

Even before the pandemic and social unrest of the last few years, interpersonal conflict and even outright hostility were challenges that every board and manager in a co-op or condo would eventually have to deal with.  Whether the result o…

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Finance Bag with dollar symbol and protection shield. Concept security of money, guaranteed deposits. Client rights protection. Compensation for losses in inflation, safeguarded investment capital.
Fall 2022 Safeguarding Your Reserves

In our current environment of steeply rising costs, it’s more important than ever to safeguard your reserves to ensure that your association has sufficient funds available for immediate and future capital projects. Unfortunately, many assoc…

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Energy Conservation Carbon Neutral and ESG Concepts. Carbon Emission, Clean Energy. Globe Balancing between a Green leaf and CO2. Sustainable Resources, Big deal for Company and Indstry to Concern about Environmental
Carbon Studies

With the focus on climate change and how to fight it constantly sharpening, residential communities are seeking ways to reduce their contribution to the problem, commonly known as their carbon footprint. Carbon reduction is necessary both t…

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Maintenance cracked and bandaged piggy bank with one dollar bill inside it
Financial, Physical, & Operational Health

In early 2020, our firm was hired to prepare a reserve study for an unremarkable 136-unit, 12-story condominium in south Florida. It was the kind of association you could drive right by without noticing, not much different from all the othe…

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