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How to Win Over a Mega Super-Majority

Written by Marianne Schaefer on July 10, 2019

Melville, Long Island

Long Island HOA gets massive support for massive capital project.

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Co-op board changes horses in the middle of a major capital project.

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The Department of Finance Is Making House Calls

Written by Marianne Schaefer on June 26, 2019

Bayside, Queens

Queens co-op secures tax breaks through in-house service.

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After a Disaster, Go With a Pro You Can Trust

Written by Bendix Anderson on June 19, 2019

Rockaway Beach, Queens

Address mold and hazardous materials immediately after a fire or flood.

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After conversion from rental to co-op, board and shareholders had to learn fast.

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Ten Days in May

Written by Marianne Schaefer on June 05, 2019

Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

How a Brooklyn co-op’s staff and management averted disaster.

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The Education of a Floral Park Co-op Board

Written by Bendix Anderson on May 29, 2019

Floral Park, Nassau County

Having the right manager can make capital projects happen.

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Gotham condo board uses clever strategy to get around spending caps.

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Upgrading both elevators becomes a military operation.

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A Way to Avoid Seeing a Red Tag

Written by Marianne Schaefer on May 08, 2019

Chelsea, Manhattan

Gas “bottling” lets workers repair leaks without a costly shutdown.

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Learn all the basics of NYC co-op and condo management, with straight talk from heavy hitters in the field of co-op or condo apartments

Professionals in some of the key fields of co-op and condo board governance and building management answer common questions in their areas of expertise

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