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Common Interest is the official magazine of CAI-CT

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Featured Articles

Issue "The Check List " Author
 
2011 Issue 8 Sample Generator Policy
2011 Issue 8 Much Ado About Generators
2008 Issue 2 Management Evaluation Walt Williamsen, PCAM
2007 Issue 5 When the Bloom is Off the Management Rose Walt Williamsen, PCAM
2007 Issue 4 Water: Every Drop Counts Environmental Protection
2007 Issue 3 What Color is Your Condominium? Walt Williamsen, PCAM
2007 Issue 2 A POLICY OF INCLUSION Al Griffiths , PCAM

2007 Issue 1

How Is Our Association Doing?

Walt Williamsen, PCAM
 
2006 Issue 8 Issues of Governance Walt Williamsen, PCAM
2006 Issue 6 Reserve Analysis Walt Williamsen, PCAM
2006 Issue 5 Faster Response Anyone? Russell Munz
2006 Issue 4 MANAGEMENT MYTHS Walt Williamsen, PCAM
2006 Issue 3 ROOFING’S KEY DANGER SIGNALS Michael Rossi
2006 Issue 2 ENHANciNG OUTDOOR SPACES Walt Williamsen, PCAM

2006 Issue 1

The Budget Process – Do’s and Don’ts

Walt Williamsen, PCAM

 

Issue Communication Author
2006 Issue 5 Communications and Volunteerism Bob Gourley
2006 Issue 4 Producing and Effective Newsletter Bob Gourley
2006 Issue 3 Presenting Your Maintenance Story Bob Gourley

 

Issue Financial Author
 
2009 Issue 8

Considering CIOA Amendments When Budgeting

Chris Hansen, Esq.
2009 Issue 3

Basics of Condominium Borrowing

Adam Cohen, Esq.
2009 Issue 4

FANNIE MAE REJECTS CONDOMINIUM LOANS

Stephen M. Marcus, Esq.
2008 Issue 8 Budgeting During Economic Unrest Floyd Ozeck, CPA
2006 Issue 2 Monthly Financial Information Req. Sam Tomasetti
2008 Issue 7 FUNDING CAPITAL PROJECTS Raymond R. “Russ” Fernandes
2007 Issue 4 The Rest of the Statements Sam Tomasetti
2006 Issue 2 Monthly Financial Information Req. Sam Tomasetti
2006 Issue 1 Budget Ratification Procedures Lawrence Malick, Esq.
2006 Issue 1 The Budget Process - Do's & Don'ts Walt Williamsen, PCAM
2004 November BORROWING MONEY THE PAINLESS WAY Matt Perlstein, Esq.
2004 July Protect Your Association Assets Joe Rodgers

 

Issue Insurance Author
 
2011 Issue 7 Nuts and Bolts of Homeowner Insurance Rich Bouvier
2010 Issue 8 CIOA Revisions -
Written Maintenance Standards?
Rich Bouvier
2010 Issue 5 CIOA Revisions - Insurance Rich Bouvier
2007 Issue 7 Risk Management Rich Bouvier
2006 Issue 7 Insurance and Building Codes Tim Wentzell
2006 Issue 7 Important Coverage for Associations Rich Bouvier

 

Issue Legal & Governance Author
2011 Issue 8 Executive Sessions:  Few and Far Between Adam J. Cohen, Esq.
2011 Issue 6 Alternative Dispute Resolution
How Not to Conduct a Board Election Adam J. Cohen, Esq.
2010 Issue 5 REVOLUTION Revised Adam J. Cohen, Esq.
2010 Issue 3 Condo Mutiny Adam J. Cohen, Esq.
2009 Issue 4 Community Association Handbook II Jim Banno
2008 Issue 8 Community Association Handbook I Jim Banno
2009 Issue 6 Condo Law REVOLUTION Adam J. Cohen, Esq.
2008 Issue Future Steven G. Berg, Esq.
2007 Issue 6 How Not to Keep Minutes Matthew Perlstein, Esq.
2007 Issue 4 Is a Homeowner Bill of Rights the Right Fix? Lisa Anderson, Esq.
2007 Issue 4 The One Hour Board Meeting Bob Gourley
2007 Issue 3 Creating & Keeping Good Leadership Matthew Perlstein, Esq.
2007 Issue 3 Unit Owners Right to Wave the Flag Adam Blank
2006 Issue 8 Issues of Governance Walt Williamsen, PCAM
2006 Issue 6

Does the 1984 Common Interest Ownership Act Govern Your Pre-1984 Condo Association?

Adam J. Cohen, Esq.
2006 Issue 2 Active Adult & Fair Housing Chris Hansen, Esq.
2006 Issue 2 Order! Order! Scott Sandler, Esq.
2005 October Updating Declarations & Bylaws Bill Ward, Esq.
2004 July Roberts Rules of Order Gordon Buck, Esq.
2004 March/April Updating Documents Matthew Perlstein, Esq.

 

Issue Maintenance Author
 
2008 Issue 6 Stretching Maintenance Dollars Bill North
2008 Issue 3 Coating Concerns Bill North
2008 Issue 2 Building Blocks Bill North
2007 Issue 6 Winterization Procedures Wayne Provost
2008 Issue 2 Does you roof have you covered? Erica Edwards, AMS, CMCA
2007 Issue 6 Winterization Procedures Wayne Provost
 
Issue Management Author
 
2008 Issue 6 Outsource Day to Day Accounting Tasks Russell Munz
2007 Issue 2 Who Is a Manager? Erica Edwards, AMS, CMCA
2007 Issue 1 The Manager-Board Relationship
2006 Issue 4 MANAGEMENT MYTHS Walt Williamsen, PCAM
2006 Issue 4 TRUST - The Board & Manager Relationship

Russell Munz

2005 Issue July Self Management: Hybrid Option

Russell Munz

2004 Issue June Licensing

Rich Mellin

 

 

Issue Reserves Author
 
2006 Issue 6 Reserve Analysis Walt Williamsen, PCAM
2004 - July How to Prepare a Strategic Long Range Plan

Walt Williamsen, PCAM

2004 - July Undertaking Capital Projects

Tim Wentzell

2004 - May/June How Reserves Can Minimize Dues

Tim Wentzell

2004 - January Updating Your Reserves

Joseph Rodgers, CPA

 

Issue Transition Author
 
2007 Issue 5 Transition - Legal Steve Berg, Esq.
2007 Issue 5 Transition - Financial

Sam Tomasetti

2007 Issue 5 Transition - Management

Bob Burrows

2007 Issue 5 Transition - Engineer

Tim Wentzell

 

 

Issue Classic Common Interest Author
 
2008 Issue 1 Kind-of-Mandatory Education Adam Cohen, Esq.
2009 Issue 4 Community Association Handbook - II Jim Banno
2008 Issue 7 Community Association Handbook Jim Banno
2008 Issue 2 Welcome to the Association Hotel Michael Zimmer
2008 Issue 1 Community Living..What does it mean? N. Lynne McCarron, AMS
2007 Issue 7 We Have Met the ENEMY (Part II) Greg Cava, Esq.
2007 Issue 6 We Have Met the ENEMY (Part I) Greg Cava, Esq.
2005 January Signs of Trouble - Attorney View Larry Malick, Esq.
2005 January Signs of Trouble - Accountant View Sam Tomasetti
2005 January Signs of Trouble - Engineer View Tim Wentzell
2005 January Signs of Trouble - Manager View Walt Williamsen, PCAM
2004 October It's a Lifestyle and a Choice Rich Mellin
2004 August Rights & Responsibilities for Better Communities Erica Edwards