Monthly Archives: March 2012

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What Does a Community Association Manager Do?

Recently I was asked by a friend who read one of my blogs on Midtown Patch, “What is it that you do? Don’t you just enforce rules and maintain the property?” This query made me think about the various responsibilities that those … Continue reading

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CAI Secures Important Transfer Fee Victory

On March 15, 2012, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) issued its long awaited final rule on transfer fees. FHFA had proposed a federal regulation which would have banned federally backed mortgages for property in a community association with a … Continue reading

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The Architect of Division

  If you live in a common interest community such as a condominium association or homeowners association, chances are you have met an Architect of Division – AD for short. Community associations are self governing bodies.  They are comprised of … Continue reading

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Community Committees

This is a link to a good article about community committees. 

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Condo Living – Knowledge is Key.

When purchasing a condo one is automatically responsible to adhere to the Condominium Association’s Declaration, Covenants, Conditions & Regulations, Bylaws and established Community Rules.  Being the “king or queen of your castle” requires following established restrictions when living in a … Continue reading

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How a Building “Feels”

Have you ever walked into the lobby of a hotel and received a “feeling” of positive building energy?  A place where the entire staff always greets you as you walk by.  Interaction between guest and staff seems genuine, sincere and … Continue reading

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