Live in a condo? Don’t count on a working elevator

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities I communicate with a lot of people in the U.S. and Canada that own condos, and many of these residents are over the age of 55. They often tell me they purchased their condos to simplify their retirement years and live more affordably. Others purchased their condos as vacation homes, then began living in them seasonally or year-round following retirement. There’s no question about it. The real estate industry Continue ReadingLive in a condo? Don’t count on a working elevator

How could a brutal double murder happen in a high-security, luxury, Boston condo?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities UPDATED 7:50 PM EDT According to numerous reports, a tragic double murder occurred in an unnamed luxury Boston condominium this weekend. Two well-respected doctors, Richard Field and Lina Bolanos, were found deceased in their penthouse condo. The couple had been tied up, their throats slit allegedly by Bampumim Teixeira of Chelsea, a 30-year old recently released from prison on felony charges. The question on the minds of condo owners: “how Continue ReadingHow could a brutal double murder happen in a high-security, luxury, Boston condo?

Accident at Luxury NJ Condo Injures One Woman

Shared by Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Blog The condo tower is only 9 years old, but has a history of pipes bursting, causing injury and water damage to dozens of units. Woman Suffers 2nd-Degree Burns After Steam Pipe Bursts, Taking Out Elevators in 25-Story Condo Building Not First Time Pipes Burst in Boraie Development’s Nine-Year-Old Luxury Condo Building at One Spring Street Article | October 18, 2015 – 7:52pm | By Charlie Kratovil UPDATE Continue ReadingAccident at Luxury NJ Condo Injures One Woman