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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.

Wrestling Over What’s Makes a Rule “Reasonable”

Written by Dale J. Degenshein on December 10, 2018

Montauk, Long Island

This pesky little word can complicate the lives of co-op and condo boards.

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Airbnb predicts tourists will shun New York City in 2019.

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Harperley Hall wins three-year legal war with a pop superstar.

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At Refi Time, Boards Need to See the Big Picture

Written by Lisa Prevost on November 30, 2018

New York City

The prepayment penalty is only part of the calculation.

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Citizens Budget Commission proposes pegging assessments to market value.

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Murder in Apartment 3P

Written by Victor M. Metsch on November 29, 2018

Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island

Co-op and condo boards must protect people from “foreseeable” harm.

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U.S. Rep. John Faso decries New York's one-of-a-kind law.

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Board fights Small Business Jobs Survival Act now before city council.

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Complaints of "intolerable" noise after a major renovation. 

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From asbestos to foreclosure, the Acropolis Gardens has seen it all.

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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

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