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For board members and property managers of co-ops and condos in New York City, there are legal and financial questions regarding new and old laws, accounting rules, auditing, and so much more. Here’s what you need to know to manage your finances and speak knowledgeably with your accountant and attorney.

Five city council members file suit, hoping to jump-start tax reform.

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When damage occurs, don’t wait to file insurance claims.

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Bookkeeping Goes High Tech

Written by Lisa Prevost on October 16, 2017

Kips Bay, Manhattan

Boards can say goodbye to stacks of invoices with a simple click.

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Brooklyn couple’s tax bite increases seven-fold in two years.

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Condo Board Slams Door on Verizon

Written by Ron Egatz on October 12, 2017

Turtle Bay, Manhattan

Case could give condo boards significant new power.

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President’s long-time lawyer got D.A. to drop Trump SoHo investigation.

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A Savvy Super Can Add to “Useful Life” of Equipment

Written by Michael Wolfe on October 03, 2017

New York City

The engineer doesn’t always know best.

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Solving Your Budget Puzzle

Written by Michael Wolfe on October 02, 2017

New York City

Here’s the right way to put together a realistic balanced budget.

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New Yorkers Using Airbnb to Visit...New York

Written by Bill Morris on October 02, 2017

New York City

Study shows New Yorkers are the most likely to stay in town.

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The Fine Art of Making Fines Stick

Written by Marianne Schaefer on September 28, 2017

New York City

A condo board’s power to fine is limited, but can be effective.

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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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