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December 10, 2009 |

New Neighborhoods: The Consumer's Guide to Condominium, Co-op, and HOA Living

Imagine that you've just opened up the board game Monopoly for the first time. You're sitting around the coffee table with your family and everyone's excited, then you discover that there are no rules in the box.

November 4, 2009 | The Sentinel

First-time homebuyers get timely advice on ownership in book

Now that the government has extended the first-time homebuyer tax credit, more people have a chance to benefit. Now, more than ever, there are plenty of perks available for those who are able to make their first major home purchase.

September 24, 2009 | HOA Community Solutions

Understanding Homeowners Associations

Across the US, twenty-percent of Americans live in shared ownership communities (SOCs). These communities are a complex combination of community, government and business and most of the people living in them don't have a clue as to what they are all about.

August 30, 2009 | Book Views

Picks of the Month

I recently received New Neighborhoods: The Consumer's Guide to Condominium, Co-op, and HOA Living by Gary A. Poliakoff and Ryan Poliakoff. For anyone contemplating moving to any of these housing options, I would heartily recommend reading this book first.

August 9, 2009 | SearchChicago

Living with attached neighbors

Visionaries have seen the future, and it will be lived in attached and/or stacked housing: high-rises, condos, co-ops and townhomes. Urban attached housing is greener in every way, especially when it sits along a transit line. It concentrates energy-consuming humans in a smaller area, in buildings that conserve energy, save space, and put the humans in close proximity to their needs.

August 7, 2009 | Sun-Sentinel

New book released on Condo, Co-op and HOA Living

Penned by Gary Poliakoff, and son, Ryan, New Neighborhoods; The Consumer's Guide to Condominium, Co-op and HOA Living, covers many topics that help owners and directors navigate the rules and ways of community life.

July 31, 2009 | Habitat Magazine

New Neighborhoods: The Consumer's Guide to Condominium, Co-op and HOA Living

New parents often lament, "Oh, if only children came with owner's manuals!" That probably wouldn't make much difference since nobody reads owners manuals anyway, being that most of them seem to be written in poorly translated Dutch. But you get the idea.

July 29, 2009 | Amisun

Home not necessarily your castle

You know the saying,"Your home is your castle?"

If you live in a condominium, forget about it, advise father and son attorney authors in their book,'New Neighborhoods, The Consumer's Guide to Condominium,Co-Op and HOA Living.'

July 01, 2009 | ReaderViews

New Neighborhoods: The Consumer's Guide to Condominium, Co-op, and HOA Living

As a current condominium owner and former board member of the HOA, reading "New Neighborhoods" by Gary A. Poliakoff and Ryan Poliakoff confirmed the importance of acquiring knowledge before considering this type of living arrangement. This book is certainly one that any prospective buyer or anyone that is embarking on co-op living should read before signing the contract.