2008 April
Focus on... Real Estate Market/Expo

Law & Legislation Drawbacks of the Boom
2008 April Drawbacks of the Boom

In case you haven’t noticed, there is currently a building boom taking place in New York City. With so many scaffolds and cranes dotting the skyline, it seems like everyone wants to get into the real estate game and be a developer. …

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Q&A Q&A: Reviewing Reverse Mortgages
2008 April Q&A: Reviewing Reverse Mortgages

Q Does a co-op board have any involvement in an individual building shareholder securing a reverse mortgage? —Curious Shareholder A “Yes—a board of directors of a cooperative apartment corporation is involved wh…

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Q&A Q&A: The Majority Rules?
2008 April Q&A: The Majority Rules?

Our board has unilaterally determined that a “majority” of residents want an exercise room. And the board, in spite of this, continues  to spend our money to pursue the project despite our requests to “cease and desist” and hold a general m…

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Q&A Q&A: Shared Living Arrangements
2008 April Q&A: Shared Living Arrangements

I have lived in a co-op for the past three years. I am planning on having my boyfriend move in with me in a few months. Are there any rules or regulations that will prevent that from happening within my co-op? —Subleasing Sh…

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