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Ahead of the Curve
By: Nena Groskind
April 2015
When I was (much) younger and would fret about problems I might encounter in the future, my Mother would tell me, “Don’t borrow trouble.” Most parents, including me, have no doubt given their children the same advice. Condominium association managers and board members shouldn’t try to “borrow trouble” either, by fashioning rules and implementing policies to address problems that haven’t surfaced yet and may not ever require attention.

Nurturing a Green Thumb
By: Nena Groskind
March 2015
Is sex necessary? We thought the question humorist James Thurber once posed, would get your attention so we could ask the admittedly less enticing but nonetheless important question we want you to consider: Is landscaping necessary? And the answer - to the landscaping question - is an unequivocal yes.

Up in the Air
By: Nena Groskind
February 2015
Death and taxes aren’t the only certainties in this life. Litigation surely belongs on that list. Community association mangers and board members, who often find themselves targeted in law suits (some more or less frivolous than others), know this as well as anyone.

Answering the Call
By: Nena Groskind
January 2015
Condominium owners can be demanding. This hardly qualifies as a stop-the-presses revelation to association managers, who are acutely aware that owners - and board members - expect managers to respond quickly, even instantly, to their questions or concerns.

Words of Wisdom
By: Nena Groskind
December 2014
The author of this quote is unknown, but its truth is indisputable. We learn from experience. This is one of those trite but true statements that most of us accept at face value. But we decided it was worth exploring more deeply and in more detail. So we asked some industry veterans to tell us what they’ve learned over the years and how those lessons have changed:

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