2012 May
Focus on... Recreational Amenities & Programs

Recreational Amenities Building Community Online
2012 May Building Community Online

 It’s often hard to fully comprehend how quickly technology has evolved during our  lifetimes, and much of that change is a result of how much closer we’ve become—virtually, that is. Whether it’s finding cheap plane tickets, or a restauran…

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Recreational Amenities Dealing with Delinquent Owners
2012 May Dealing with Delinquent Owners

 By and large, a board and management company can expect payment from residents  for monthly fees to be received on time and in full. These all-important funds  keep day-to-day operations moving forward without delay. There are situations,…

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Recreational Amenities Space, the Final Frontier
2012 May Space, the Final Frontier

 This is about the easiest decision—the closest thing to a no-brainer—a co-op or condo board of directors will ever need to consider: what to do with  vacant space.    Install storage lockers. If you already have storage lockers, in…

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Recreational Amenities Attractive Perks
2012 May Attractive Perks

 You’ve got the perfect couple looking into buying a condo in your building. And they  love everything about the unit.    But here’s the catch—they also love everything about another building’s unit. They can’t decide which to buy. …

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Finance Preparing for a Rainy Day
2012 May Preparing for a Rainy Day

 Unless it's a thoughtful gift or a party in their honor, nobody likes surprises.  That's especially true when it comes to sudden, serious, or non-negotiable  repairs to a condo building or HOA. A community must have enough money saved to …

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Management When Your Front Yard is An Ocean
2012 May When Your Front Yard is An Ocean

 With more than 8,000 miles of shoreline and 1,300 miles of sand, Florida is a  beach lover’s paradise. From the sugar-white expanses of the panhandle to the shell-lined  sands of Sanibel and the rocky coastal beaches of the Keys, you are …

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Q&A: No Quorum Question
2012 May Q&A: No Quorum Question

Q Is there a law allowing us to conduct a meeting without a quorum reached. We  need more than 50 percent of the vote and certain shareholders refuse to attend  meetings. We don’t have a co-op board and cannot elect one. The old board mem…

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Q&A: Presidential Conflict
2012 May Q&A: Presidential Conflict

Q I am the vice president of our board. Just recently we found out through a real  estate agent that the president of the board is selling his unit. Does this pose a conflict of interest? In effect, should the president remain the preside…

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