2015 January
Focus on... Management

Management Hiring New Management
2015 January Hiring New Management

There is an old adage claiming that “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” This is not a happy thought for a board or association looking to change property managers or firms. To go through the turmoil involved in replacing…

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Management Mastering Management
2015 January Mastering Management

“Individual commitment to a group effort; that's what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” Legendary Green Bay Packers football coach Vince Lombardi left condo boards and managers off his short lis…

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Management Educational Resources for Managers
2015 January Educational Resources for Managers

You can’t be a successful property manager without keeping an open mind about new technology and new developments in building administration tools—and understanding that the need to stay abreast of these situations is vital. While ne…

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Q&A Q&A: Contractor Theft?
2015 January Q&A: Contractor Theft?

Q There was recently a leak in the steam heating pipe leading into my neighbor's apartment below my own. The fixing of said leak falls to the condo board. I feel quite certain that the plumber they hired stole a necklace that was on a tab…

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Q&A Surprise Inspections?
2015 January Surprise Inspections?

Our condominium has a completely new board of directors, installed quite recently. On the bulletin board by the mail boxes, addressed to every tenant, is the following note: The Board has voted to require our superintendent and a designated…

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