August 06, 2012
Recent news affecting co-op / condo buyers, sellers, boards and residents. This week, a Greenwich Village co-op board refuses to discuss why it's evicting a financially responsible doctor's family that's owned a Fifth Avenue co-op since 1985, and residents of Harlem's Riverbend co-op are asking why the board just re-upped a management company they say has let the place fall into disrepair. Plus, a co-op / condo insurance checklist, and when a building installs a noisy playground, apartments overlooking it are out luck.
July 30, 2012
Recent news affecting co-op / condo buyers, sellers, boards and residents. This week, from Harlem to, um, South Harlem, co-op and condo residents are rising up and having their say big-time. A judge rules that a transgender heiress can smoke in her co-op, with conditions. And the Time Warner Center is foreclosing on a storage unit — yeah, you can do that — belonging to nightlife mogul Michael Hirtenstein, over a relatively measly $2,500 arrears. Plus, here's the neighborhood with the most new residential developments, and Katy Perry kissed a condo ... goodbye!
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