Category: Shareholder Relations

Shareholder Relations Co-ops and Condo as Movie Sets
2007 Aug Co-ops and Condo as Movie Sets

They torched cars and set fires throughout the park and around our building in 50 mile-per-hour winds. And, yes, the fire spread to unprotected areas. It may sound like a scene from a war zone, but that's actually a local resident's…

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Shareholder Relations Under the Microscope
2007 Feb Under the Microscope

Admission requirements for co-op buildings in New York City are typically pretty stringent. A board has the authority to require prospective purchasers to provide extensive financial documentation along with social and personal reference le…

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Shareholder Relations Reaching Out
2007 Feb Reaching Out

Crowded together though they may be, most co-op and condo buildings seem to operate as little communities or villages unto themselves. They have their own individual boards, residents, managers, and even their own doorman and/or securit…

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Shareholder Relations Neighbor vs. Neighbor
2007 Feb Neighbor vs. Neighbor

Disagreement and conflict between neighbors is something people have had to contend with since the first two Paleolithic human families decided to set up house in adjacent caves. While serious problems may be rarities in the suburbs and exu…

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Shareholder Relations Them's the Rules
2007 Feb Them's the Rules

The house rules outline the do’s and don’ts of every co-op and condo community. By and large, these regulations are common sense directives aimed at protecting the safety of residents and generally keeping order without stepping on peopl…

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Shareholder Relations Dealing with the Difficult
2007 Feb Dealing with the Difficult

As an attorney and an apartment dweller, Michelle Freudenberger has seen it all when it comes to living with difficult residents.     “I lived next door to twin toddlers whose parents were both attorneys,” says Freudenberger, prin…

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Shareholder Relations Hello...Hello?!
2007 Feb Hello...Hello?!

We all know the feeling—whether we encounter it trying to navigate the city bureaucracy, dealing with a far-flung credit card call center, or trying to resolve an issue with our cable box: the feeling that we’ve got a legitimate problem, an…

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