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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.

Atelier condo unit-owners file complaint against condo board.

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Things to Weigh Before Taking the Refi Plunge

Written by Lisa Prevost on November 12, 2018

New York City

Rising interest rates are just one of many pieces of the equation.

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The Perils of the Moonlighting Super

Written by Karen J. Bannan on November 08, 2018

New York City

Co-op and condo boards are reining in extra work by building staffs.

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Unpaid rent bill of $160,000 leads owners to file lawsuit.

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When Should You Take the Refi Plunge?

Written by Lisa Prevost on November 02, 2018

New York City

Co-op boards agonize over the timing of mortgage refinancing.

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New condo unit-owners need to band together to address defects.

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"Bridge" Loan Helps Co-op Cross Perilous Chasm

Written by Frank Lovece on October 29, 2018

Yonkers, Westchester County

Retaining wall collapse onto railroad tracks nearly derails co-op.

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City council hearing over commercial rent-control bill sparks heated debate.

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Developer's $54 million proved to be a one-time offer.

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Commission holds its seventh public hearing today in Tribeca.

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