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HOW NYC CO-OP AND CONDOS OPERATE

NYC co-ops and condos, like all residential apartment buildings, are bricks and mortar. They need care, maintenance, and money to pay for the upkeep. The goal, though, is not to make a profit, but to create an environment that owners want to live and invest in. How co-op and condo buildings do that in New York City is what you'll find here. 

Falling debris came from ticketed buildings that failed to comply with law.

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City Cracking Down on Illegal Laundry Rooms

Written by Bill Morris on January 16, 2020

Reacting to lethal gas explosions, inspectors are getting tough.

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Even the most precise capital projects plan can get ambushed.

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They Always Call Me Too Late

Written by Tom Sahagian on January 09, 2020

New York City

When the boiler starts leaking, call for help. Immediately.

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Fatal facade failure highlights risk of inadequate protection for pedestrians.

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Brooklyn Co-op Overcomes a Gas Shutdown

Written by Marianne Schaefer on January 07, 2020

Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

Fast footwork gets service restored in just 10 days.

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This Remote Doorman Is More Attentive and Less Expensive

Written by Marianne Schaefer on January 03, 2020

New York City

Fifth Avenue co-op finds the answer to an influx of deliveries and visitors.

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This Remote Doorman Is More Attentive and Less Expensive

Written by Marianne Schaefer on January 03, 2020

New York City

Fifth Avenue co-op finds the answer to an influx of deliveries and visitors.

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Careful planning and tight supervision overcome a dreaded gas shutdown.

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Building owner, cited for unsafe terra cotta, paid fine but made no repairs.

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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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