2015 August
Focus on... Insurance

Insurance Insurance: A Must-Have or Couldn’t Hurt?
2015 August Insurance: A Must-Have or Couldn’t Hurt?

From equipment failure and personal injuries to tornadoes and tropical storms, disasters happen, and any condominium association worth its salt knows that it needs to be prepared for a rainy day. And a great chunk of said preparation consi…

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The Chicagoland Cooperator’s Condo, HOA & Co-op Expo
2015 August The Chicagoland Cooperator’s Condo, HOA & Co-op Expo

The highly popular Chicagoland Expo will be back at the Navy Pier for its fifth consecutive year on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. bringing solutions that you can take home. Featuring more than 275 exhibito…

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Insurance Homesharing and Insurance
2015 August Homesharing and Insurance

In a city like Chicago, where even the most profligate among us may shed a tear or two at hotel room prices, the homesharing trend has grown by leaps and bounds, with more co-op and condo owners than ever renting out their units to short-s…

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Insurance Property Insurance Basics
2015 August Property Insurance Basics

Sometimes insurance and the terms that accompany it can feel like a completely foreign language. It can be mystifying and overwhelming, whether for individual condo residents or the board members who oversee the community as a whole. …

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Insurance Filing Insurance Claims
2015 August Filing Insurance Claims

Boards and associations, just like individuals, carry insurance coverage to protect them from liability, loss and other financial and legal problems, although the issues may be a little different than the typical auto or single-family home…

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Q&A Q&A: Irregularities in Voting
2015 August Q&A: Irregularities in Voting

Q I have a couple of questions about the events that took place prior to and at our board election meeting in April 2015. A letter was sent out from the management company prior to the meeting with the date and the time. It said …

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