Paul Bradley

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A ROC MALL discount that really paid off!

I saved 37% and got better quality paint through my Innovia – ROC MALL – discount at Sherwin Williams! You have to tell them it’s a commercial account and it will show up as CCA Global in Manchester, … More »

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A tribute to George ‘Mac’ McCarthy

For most of you, Mac is not someone you know.  Lois Parris of the Lakes Region Co-op in Belmont, N.H., however knows Mac very well.  In fact, it was at her kitchen table in 2001 where Mac saw … More »

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On the Road Again …

It’s a catchy headline, isn’t it? I’m guessing at least half of you have the Willie Nelson song playing in your head now. I’m filing this from the road — Minnesota to be exact. A quick trip, so … More »

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More news from the road …

This is more from my glimpse into “what do I do when I travel?” for ROC USA®. Last week was long and busy. I started last Monday in Chicago in a meeting with the founding Members of the … More »

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A few small words with enormous meaning

I’ve said it many times before, but it’s worth repeating: ROC USA has seen a tremendous amount of change since we launched almost six years ago. The Network is welcoming a new resident-owned community (ROC) about once a … More »

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What a night! Thank you Cranberry Village!

There is nothing more fun for me than getting out to two ROCs in a single evening and seeing representatives from a handful of ROCs in a region.  I spend a lot of time traveling and working in … More »

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Market-rate and limited-equity co-ops explained

There are two basic options when homeowners come together to buy their community as a co-op: Market-rate and limited-equity co-ops. The basic structure – where homeowners buy a membership interest (a “share”) and operate the resident corporation on … More »

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Happy New Year!

I hope your Holiday season was everything you wanted it to be. For me, a break with my family was in order and a lot of fun! Christmas was very touching this year; we’re in a good place … More »

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Basketball …

It’s fall and I am finally playing hoops again after a two-month break.I’ve played hoop in this gym since returning to Concord 25 years ago. Hoops balances me. It’s great fun, and it’s teamwork in pursuit of a … More »