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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.

5 Things to Do Before Signing an Alteration Agreement

Written by Bill Morris on September 20, 2018

New York City

Boards protect themselves, and apartment owners should, too.

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Celebrity photog moves out after years of bitter litigation.

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The rich get richer and the poor get...to subsidize the rich.

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First step taken in reforming to an unloved, decades-old system.

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Costs of Prosecuting Claims Against Sponsor Can Skyrocket

Written by Victor M. Metsch on September 06, 2018

Tribeca, Manhattan

Assessment and common charge increase to cover legal costs can be challenged.

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Scofflaws owe the city $1.5 billion for building and sanitation violations.

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Co-op board charges $1,000 a month until work is complete.

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Happy Labor Day!

September 03, 2018

New York City

Here’s a snapshot that reveals why we work so hard.

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Using a landlord-tenant lawyer can cut costs, improve results.

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Neighborhood alliance takes last stand against 800-foot behemoth.

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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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