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Archive for March, 2011

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To Disclose Or Not To Disclose

To Disclose Or Not To Disclose That is the question. I’m talking bedbugs, not Shakespeare. As you may know, last August in an effort to ameliorate the anxiety of New Yorkers confronted by bedbug epidemics in their buildings, a law was passed requiring disclosure of bedbug infestation history. Does that mean before you plunk down that wad of cash you have to be told whether the co-op or condo you’re buying into has been invaded? Read more »
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The Key To Anti-Terrorism

The Key To Anti-Terrorism There’s a new weapon in the arsenal against terrorists – at least that’s what one shareholder at a posh Upper East Side co-op thought.

“I need a key,” Ms. X demanded of the Board.

“A key?”

“Not for my apartment. I have a fichet lock and key and plenty of spares. No, I want a key to the fire stairwell.”

That's how the fireworks started.

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