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Forward Thinking - Condominium Associations Are Benefiting from Improved Products and New Techniques
By: Nena Groskind
April 2017
Condominium associations aren’t known as an early adopter of innovative technologies and practices. They are more likely to be found on the lagging rather than the leading edge of change. But it turns out that condominium innovations aren’t as much of an oxymoron as you might assume. In fact, the industry executives we surveyed identified a variety of innovations: In building materials, snow removal equipment and techniques, and disaster recovery strategies, among other areas. We even spotted hints of change in the way condominium owners are thinking about the long-term needs of their communities.

Chipping Away at Health
By: Nena Groskind
March 2017
Environmental Hazards Create Maintenance Obligations and Liability Risks for Condo Associations

Tripped Up
By: Nena Groskind
February 2017
Insurance pitfalls. Now there’s a topic that could fill a book and probably more than one. Few issues are more important for condominium owners and association boards than insurance, and few are more complicated and more likely to trip them up.

Casting a Vote, Counting It Twice?
By: Nena Groskind
January 2017
Pick up any condominium publication – including this one – or attend an industry convention, and you will almost certainly find someone writing or talking about the difficulty of finding owners willing to serve on association boards. So it was somewhat surprising to see a recent spate of articles detailing reports of fraud in condominium elections. Are there really owners who are so desperate to serve on boards that they are willing to manipulate the election results? Apparently so.

Everything Changes
By: Nena Groskind
December 2016
Everything changes. There is certainly nothing revelatory about that observation, but it has particular meaning for condominium associations. Changes in state laws, judicial precedents and evolving notions of industry "best practices" can make some provisions in association governing documents irrelevant or outdated, create conflicts between the documents and the laws, or introduce uncertainty and ambiguity that can increase liability risks.

 
 
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