2013 August
Focus on... Insurance/Board Training

Insurance
2013 August Insuring Honesty and Integrity

Of the many thousands of dollars a large condominium, co-op, or homeowners association may spend each year on insurance, two policies that typically cost less than five percent of the total are two of the most vital: crime insurance (o…

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Insurance
2013 August Contractor Coverage & Liability

All professional contractors and service providers are required by law to carry insurance to cover their activities. Any condo building or HOA should also carry its own insurance to cover accidents or other incidents on the property—thi…

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Insurance
2013 August Understanding Your Insurance Policy's Fine-Print

When it comes to insurance coverage, it’s what you know about your policy that matters. Not understanding your policy’s limits could be tantamount to not having the right insurance, and in a hurricane-prone area like Florida, that could …

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Management
2013 August All in a Day's Work

Property management, in the broadest of terms, is defined as the operation, control and oversight of real estate. Most property managers would agree that definition is just a starting point. There are many facets to the demandin…

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Board Operations
2013 August Serving Your Community

Imagine that you’ve just started a new job. The receptionist escorts you to your desk. You sit down and…nothing. You’re just left there. There’s no orientation, no one to tell you what you are responsible for doing or how to do it. You’…

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Board Operations
2013 August It Just Takes a Minute

“Get it in writing,” is a time-honored axiom. For Florida condominium associations, cooperatives and homeowners’ association it is more than advice, it is the law. A primary responsibility of all association boards is to hold regular, a…

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Finance
2013 August It's a Capital Idea

These days, just about everyone is cutting back on spending, whether to make ends meet, save for something special or a rainy day, pay off debt or fund their retirement. Consumers are cutting coupons, looking for deals and keeping a cl…

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Neighborhoods
2013 August Take a Trip to Jupiter

North of Palm Beach, and located less than twenty miles from West Palm Beach Airport, off the Intracoastal Waterway and just off many major highways, lies the community of Jupiter, Florida, with its pristine beaches, parks, playgrounds …

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2013 August Q & A: What Kind of Coverage

Q I just bought a townhome in southern Florida. I'm just waiting for all the paperwork to go through. In the meantime, I wonder what kind of homeowner's insurance I should consider to protect my new home. I've heard that part of the…

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