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Condo and Co-op Sexual Harassment Policies

Condo and Co-op Sexual Harassment Policies

2018 has been the year of the viral movement to bring sexual harassment claims to light. Businesses across the globe have reviewed their employment policies to ensure staff are protected. But what about co-op and condos? “Horseplay among staff members can easily...

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Co-op and Condo Board Mismanagement

Co-op and Condo Board Mismanagement

What steps should shareholders and owners take when members of their co-op or condo board are mismanaging the property? Purchasing an apartment is an investment and board members need to ensure they uphold their fiduciary duties and protect the interests of the...

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A New Contract Between Buildings and Service Workers

A New Contract Between Buildings and Service Workers

April 20, 2018 will be the start of a new four year contract between Realty Advisory Board (RAB)  and building service workers, which will impact 31,000 workers and 3,500 buildings in New York. On March 1, 2018, negotiations began between the RAB and building service...

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Choosing the Best Staff for you Condo and Co-op

Choosing the Best Staff for you Condo and Co-op

How do board members and managing agents of co-ops and condos choose who to hire? It is an important decision as these people have access to the building and private owner and shareholder information. Depending on the building’s size and the number of residents,...

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Cryptocurrency Wave Crashes into the World of Real Estate

Cryptocurrency Wave Crashes into the World of Real Estate

There is an old adage often thrown around political circles: money in politics is like water on pavement, it finds every crack and crevice. Substitute the economy in place of politics and it seems like cryptocurrency is on its way to becoming a real world example of...

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A Guide for Co-op and Condo Board Members

Acting as a board member for a co-op or condo can seem like a full time job. Shareholders select board members to make and implement day-to-day decisions for the building. As a board member your role is to protect the interests of all tenants, owners and...

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