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Problem Solved! For Co-ops and Condos
Problem Solved! For Co-ops and Condos
Habitat Magazine

From building repairs and maintenance, energy upgrades, insurance, lobby redesigns, accounting and financing - the challenges facing co-op and condominium board directors... more

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When a condo is governed by a board with competing interests, getting things fixed can be slow going. At one... more

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Problem Solved! For Co-ops and Condos
Why The Smallest Apartment Renovation Might Need A Proper Work Permit
Problem Solved! For Co-ops and Condos