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Small Condo; Big Problems!

R.C. from Fairfield County writes: Dear Mister Condo, I live in a four unit condo.  We have no association and every owner wants to do their own things. The ongoing problem is the parking issue. Each owner has two legal parking space but all the other owners (3) except for me have more than two cars in the small parking space that we have. When the police are called because I cannot get in my…

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Hung Out to Dry in Hoboken Condo

Unhappy in Hoboken writes: Dear Mister Condo, Due to the recent snow storms, my individual condo unit and the building of which it is a part suffered severe damage. My unit and several others continue to receive severe storm damage and water intrusion as the President of the Association has decided to delay fixing the roof until insurance proceeds are received for the building. Meanwhile, wet rot of the supporting beams, mold and water leakage…

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More Insurance Woes for a Wet Condo Owner

A.M. from Litchfield County writes: Dear Mister Condo, I have a wet floor in my bedroom and my entry way is icy. How can they tell where the water is coming from and can it be repaired? The inside walls of the condo appear dry.  I need a new rug and subflooring. What steps do I have to take to get this issue repaired by the condo association? If it is a roof issue, what…

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Yet Another Leaky Condo Roof Problem

S.G. from New Haven County writes: Dear Mister Condo, Who is responsible for damage to newly installed kitchen caused by roof leak; owner or association? Mister Condo replies: S.G., this has been a particularly bad year for condo roof leaks. It’s been an even worse year for condo insurers who seem to be involved in a game of volleyball when it comes to handling the claims. I am sorry you are yet another victim. The…

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