our team was in the news!
We were interviewed, featured or quoted in the below publications or outlets.
Politicians talk about it, regulators embrace it, and associations are affected by it. No matter whether you believe that climate change is manmade or not, reducing energy use and going “green” is good for both the environment and the budget of associations. It is also a trending topic in communities everywhere. Full article here.
Monthly fees are your HOA’s main source of income. When they go unpaid, it can turn into a monumental financial problem, not to mention a pain in the neck for you. So how can you motivate homeowners to pay their fees — and do it on time? Full article here
What you need to know before buying into a Community Association, Coop or Condo
One of the factors that many homeowners don’t think about is that for most of them, their primary residence is their single largest investment. Other investments are managed by financial professionals. But - if you live in a community association and are not on the board, you basically write a “blank check”... Listen here.
Controlling Legal & Other Costs
We spoke at the NYARM, New York Association of Realty Managers conference on the subject of "Controlling Legal & Other Costs" with Bruce A. Cholst of Anderson Kill. Discussion included financial analysis and treating your building like a business. Also, collection of uncollected fees, renegotiation of existing contracts, negotiation or renegotiation of projects, and implementing proactive policies & procedures that reduce overall costs of operating a building.
Watch the video here.
Disrupters in the Residential Real Estate Industry
New York City’s changing demographics is one of the factors stirring the way in which owners and shareholders either accept or object to their yearly increases in common charges or maintenance fees. Manhattan-based cost-consultant The Folson Group, is the answer to the demand to make buildings more cost-efficient in order to justify this growing need.
Full article here.