Condo board policies can help or hurt property values - chicagotribune.com:
"It takes more than a neat, attractive condominium or town house to make a sale at a fair price. Buyers have heard the horror stories of steep special assessments and deteriorating buildings. They expect the association to make a good impression as well as the unit. If it doesn't, they don't buy."
Pamela McKuen of the Chicago Tribune offers some much-needed advice.