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Take a peek behind the façades of New York’s co-ops and condos. Who’s fixing things up? What are they doing? How much are they spending? What are the most recent sales in the property? And what does the board (or its representative) have to say?

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Hardwired Intercom Trumps Smartphone Technology

Written by Bill Morris on July 11, 2018

Upper West Side

With eye on older residents, co-op board keeps its hardwired system, adds video.

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Property manager foresees big savings from unmanned aircraft.

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Policies can protect boards from liability and huge clean-up costs.

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There’s More Than One Way to Pass a Flip Tax

Written by Bill Morris on June 20, 2018

East Village, Manhattan

Creative co-op board secures a vital revenue stream.

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The Floodgates Are Opening for Community Solar

Written by Marianne Schaefer on June 13, 2018

East New York, Brooklyn

The most affordable form of renewable energy is catching on.

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The Cooling Tower Inspectors Are Coming

Written by Marianne Schaefer on June 06, 2018

New York City

It’s possible – but not cheap – to fight the recent flurry of violations.

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This Condo’s Decisions are Driven by Data

Written by Bill Morris on May 30, 2018

Midtown, Manhattan

Parc Vendome uses market research to determine residents’ priorities.

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Mortgage refi and hallway redo are part of  “a beautiful thing.”

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A Parking Garage Is a Cash Cow. Keep It Healthy

Written by Marianne Schaefer on May 16, 2018

The Bronx

Preventive maintenance can save big money of concrete repairs.

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Long Island HOA spruces up its entryway without an assessment.

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