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Category: Law & Legislation

Law & Legislation Woman Asking Question At Neighborhood Meeting In Community Center
Fall 2022 Board Meeting Owner Forums

I am often asked by the board members and property managers of my condominium and community association clients to attend open board meetings. I enjoy attending open board meetings because they provide an opportunity to observe how these as…

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Law & Legislation Bangkok, Thailand - 1 July 2021: Cryptocurrency on Binance trading app, Bitcoin BTC with altcoin digital coin crypto currency, BNB, Ethereum, Dogecoin, Cardano, defi p2p decentralized fintech market
2022 Summer Real Estate, Cryptocurrency, & Taxes

So much of what we do and own these days is defined—often redefined—by technology, including our assets. Cryptocurrency is a prime example. While not really ‘money’ in the traditional sense of dollars or pounds or euros, and in no way simil…

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Law & Legislation Sanctions concept with map of Russia, 3D rendering isolated on white background
Russian Sanctions, US Real Estate

The continuing war in Ukraine and the accompanying sanctions imposed by the US, EU, and their allies reach into our own backyard. Many Russian oligarchs own luxury apartments and other real estate in New York, Chicago, and elsewhere in the …

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Law & Legislation The Airbnb Battle Rages On
The Airbnb Battle Rages On

In most condo and co-op communities, the hope (if not the expectation) is that your neighbors are vested owners or shareholders whose units are their primary residence. To that end, the majority of co-ops forbid the renting out of units out…

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Law & Legislation Receiverships and Conservatorships 101
2021 September Receiverships and Conservatorships 101

When a property or individual finds itself or himself in a situation that threatens the continued economic viability of the asset or estate our laws provide a supervised level of assistance from qualified third parties.  In the case of real…

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Law & Legislation Transparency & Condo Governance
Transparency & Condo Governance

Is a condominium - or any type of common interest community - actually a democracy?  Do shareholders have unfettered access to the documents and information boards use to make decisions?  Can they demand to see those documents?  The answer …

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Law & Legislation Bulk Sales in Chicago
Bulk Sales in Chicago

In our recent article, 'Bulk Sales in Chicago’s Condo Market,' ( https://chicagocooperator.com/article/bulk-sales-in-chicagos-condo-market ), CooperatorNews Chicagoland examined the unique circumstances governing bulk sales in Illino…

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