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Cassandra couldn’t catch a break. Famous in Greek mythology as the seer whom no one believed, she would have a grand time if she lived in a co-op or condo today.
DON’T CALL HIM A MICROMANAGER
He’s Super...Part of the Time[[wysiwyg_imageupload:1058:]]The board was complaining about the superintendent.
[[wysiwyg_imageupload:1004:]]Tom Sinclair and Liz Roberts, a married couple who owned a co-op on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, felt like they’ve been sandbagged. They brought a buyer for their apartment to the board and expected an easy approval. “She had submitted what seemed like pounds of paperwork, showing how strong her financial picture was, along with sterling character references,” Sinclair recalls. “I had heard how tough some co-op boards were, but neither Liz nor I expected any trouble. After all, my wife had been a long-time model resident [in the years before our marriage] and our potential buyer seemed perfect.”
CO-OP/CONDO TAX ABATEMENT DIES IN LEGISLATURE
[[wysiwyg_imageupload:794:]]"Communication and cooperation always help avoid problems,” attorney Stuart Saft, a partner at Holland & Knight, once said to me. Not everyone believes that.
On People, Policy, and Paranoiafrom HABITAT, February 2011 [[wysiwyg_imageupload:269:height=267,width=200]]