2016 August
Focus on... Insurance/Board Training

Real Estate Trends The Chicagoland Cooperator’s Expo
2016 August The Chicagoland Cooperator’s Expo

The Cooperator Expo Chicagoland  returns to the Navy Pier for its sixth consecutive year on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. bringing solutions that you can take home with you. Featuring nearly 300 exhibitors, a day…

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Insurance Insuring Your Future
2016 August Insuring Your Future

As any manager, board president or building administrator rightly knows, protecting your building community against a man-made catastrophe, natural disaster, act of God, or just basic negligence, is not a trivial task. Property casualty in…

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Insurance Workers' Compensation
2016 August Workers' Compensation

For over a century, states have had laws, rules and regulations in place to ensure that employees who are injured while performing their jobs are adequately taken care of. An uninsured employer that finds itself embroiled in a workers' comp…

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Insurance Insuring Amenities
2016 August Insuring Amenities

Like beauty, what constitutes an 'amenity'—particularly a 'luxury' amenity—may well be in the eye of the beholder. Young families may want indoor and outdoor play equipment, while professionals may appreciate a well-appointed gym, and senio…

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Insurance So You Want to be a Board Member?
2016 August So You Want to be a Board Member?

I wish someone had told me the nuances of trying to cultivate a community while also trying to manage a business,” said Pat Burke, the current president of the Fieldstondale co-op in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, when asked what he wi…

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Q&A Q&A: It’s a Fine Mess
2016 August Q&A: It’s a Fine Mess

Q. We have a new unit owner in our building who is a young, very smart man.  He had a party of about 15 people, which flowed out from his unit into the lobby and in front of the building where his guests were drinking champagne right out …

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Q&A Q&A: Ants on Parade
2016 August Q&A: Ants on Parade

Q. It turns out that we have a serious ant infestation problem in our building. One of my neighbors had ants in early spring after which another resident got them and now I have them. Is the association or the individual owner responsible…

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