2014 November
Focus on... Building Maintenance

2014 November The South Florida Cooperator’s Condo, HOA & Co-op Expo

Mark your calendar! The South Florida Cooperator’sthird annual Condo, HOA & Co-op Expo returns to the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center on December 11th, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thanks to more than 300 vendor…

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Maintenance
2014 November Your Building's Anatomy

From the outside, the structure of a condo or co-op building may appear to be monolithic; just one big piece of brick and steel, punctuated with some glass here and there. That's an oversimplification, however. A multifamily building is pe…

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2014 November The Art of Picking Professionals

Running the day-to-day business of a condo development or an HOA of any size—be it a sprawling, multi-building community, or a single self-contained building—requires not just a functional board but a team of competent outside professional…

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Maintenance
2014 November Plumbing the Depths

Of all the modern conveniences we take for granted, perhaps none is as profoundly basic —and indispensable—as indoor plumbing. Carrying fresh water into our homes and taking waste water away, the pipes in our condo or co-op buildings are t…

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Real Estate Trends
2014 November Dealing with Florida’s Sinkholes

It's a nightmare scenario; you're at home—maybe even sound asleep in your bed—or perhaps just walking down the street, and all of a sudden, the ground beneath you literally opens up, swallowing homes, cars, trees and even people into a mud…

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Q&A
2014 November Q&A: Bad Board President

Q Several years ago the board president of our condo association was removed from his position after he was caught manipulating votes and actually coercing senior citizens in the building to sign blank papers and say they were proxies. He…

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Q&A
2014 November Q&A: Estate and Ownership Transfers

Q Several years ago the board president of our condo association was removed from his position after he was caught manipulating votes and actually coercing senior citizens in the building to sign blank papers and say they were proxies. He…

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