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Endless Condo Lawsuit Draining Unit Owners Bank Account

J.J. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, One of the owners is suing the association. We, not the association, are running out of money to pay the special assessment. The suit has been going on for three years. Lawyer fees are over $200,000.00. and no end is in sight. We don’t want to sell, even if we could. What can we do? Mister Condo replies: J.J., I am not sure what the lawsuit…

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Storage Unit Mold Surprises New Condo Owner

A.G. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, I just recently purchased a condo and wasn’t told I had a storage unit until after the purchase. When I went to check out the storage unit, there was an awful smell going on. There are 4 storage units within 1 big unit. I had someone come to inspect the storage unit and I was told it hasn’t been maintained for a long time and if…

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Common Fees After a Fire Without Use of the Condo

D.L. from Litchfield County writes: Dear Mister Condo, We live in a mid-sized condo complex in Litchfield county. Unfortunately, we had a fire last July that destroyed 4 units in one building. One of the residents of the destroyed unit is challenging paying her condo fees, and wants a waiver stating She has not had use of the property. I looked at our by-laws and cannot find anything that addresses that issue. Perhaps you can…

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Condo Board Takes Out a Trespass Warrant Against Unit Owner’s Beau!

J.S. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, Is it in the right of the Board of Directors and the Property management company to put a trespass warrant on my Girlfriend barring her from coming onto the property? I own my condo and have for the last 15 years. I feel that they have no right to trespass someone from my home that I want and welcome into the condo that I own all…

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