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August 07, 2014
"When something's on a good track, you just keep it in line," Paparo says. "As a result, we don't have crises in that building. We may have a broken pipe in the middle of the night, but nothing that's unmanageable. We never have financial crises because we try to plan out everything with the board as far in advance as possible. We try to strategize."

October 28, 2013
The Department of Sanitation has employed the use of handheld computers and portable printers designed to create violations with fewer errors. Should you be worried or not?

October 28, 2013
When a building’s elevator is out of service, residents are going to complain. Here’s what you can do to ease the process.

October 28, 2013
In a special report, a multi-faceted panel of experts offer alternative strategies for a capital improvement project. A panel of Habitat experts offer five options to an Upper West Side co-op looking to raise money to replace their windows.

October 28, 2013
Habitat Magazine article discussing NYC property taxes.

October 28, 2013
With most board members acting as volunteer directors who may or may not have inside knowledge of the day-to-day concerns facing their home/business, it's vital that every board has a team of skilled, competent professionals to help when things get complicated - and to try and avoid complication in the first place.

October 28, 2013
Looking at your managing agent as a professional service provider - rather than as a casual, all-purpose employee - may inspire your board to communicate its needs clearly and reasonably, evaluate your agent's performance, and make the most of a very important working relationship.

Source: The Cooperator
October 28, 2013
The investment represented by your co-op or condo unit is likely your greatest asset—and protecting and cultivating that asset is important, especially in the current turbulent economic times. So why are so many shareholders and unit owners so apathetic when it comes to participating in the decisions that affect their building? And what can boards, managers, and individual residents do to fight apathy and encourage concern and involvement in how their building community is run?

Source: The Cooperator
October 28, 2013
While a building’s facade might draw the eye initially, it’s usually the first employee a visitor encounters that forms a lasting impression. And for many condominiums in New York City, the resident doorman holds this coveted, all-important role. Good impressions are important—but what makes a good doorman or doorwoman?

Source: The Cooperator