FirstService Residential helps condominium and co-operative boards identify effective reserve-fund strategies and properly plan for unplanned equipment replacements and repairs to building systems and facilities.
Reserve Funds & Strategic Budgeting for Condominiums & Cooperatives
Jul 30, 2021
With an effective reserve-fund strategy, boards can properly plan for unplanned equipment replacements and repairs to building systems and facilities.
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Local Law 97 Updates: Building Energy Grades & Emissions Compliance
Jul 13, 2021
Local Law 97 impacts roughly 50,000 buildings across the city, a majority of which are multifamily residential properties.
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations: Benefits & Incentives for Multifamily Buildings
Jul 07, 2021
FirstService Residential recommends that all boards and building owners consider the installation of EV charging stations and incentives available through NYSERDA and ConEd.
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New York’s Climate Mobilization Act | Frequently Asked Questions
Jul 01, 2021
FirstService Residential helps condo and co-op boards navigate CMA compliance, avoid costly fines and identify incentive programs that reduce the cost of building upgrades.
Mitigating Board Liability & Personal Exposure – Part Two
May 28, 2021
Policy exclusions introduce increased risk to the board and often render a contractor’s policy meaningless. Properly vetting a contractor’s insurance is critical.
Automating Compliance & Inspections for Multifamily Buildings in NYC
May 27, 2021
Robust automation software can help boards and building owners in New York City satisfy local law compliance deadlines and inspection cycles.
Mitigating Board Liability & Personal Exposure – Part One
May 11, 2021
A capable management company will enforce procedures and invest in technologies that help limit legal liability for the condo or co-op, and also mitigate board member personal exposure.
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Virtual Annual Meetings: Comprehensive Guidelines for Board Members
Apr 28, 2021
To help boards and shareholders navigate the legal and logistical nuances of virtual annual meetings, our property management experts have assembled a collection of best practices that address the most common concerns and logistical hurdles.
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Depth of Support: What You Should Expect from a Property Manager
Apr 15, 2021
Carefully evaluating the property manager is a critical component of board business and helps ensure a consistent level of service each and every day.
Strategies to Improve Board Meeting Communication
Improving Board Communication from Within
Mar 10, 2021
While communicating clearly and effectively with residents is vitally important, it is just as important to foster better board communication.