Board Condominium Governance Legal Volunteer

No Volunteers for Board to Take Over Condo from Developer!

R.G. from Hartford County writes: Dear Mister Condo, What happens if too few owners run for a board at its initial creation/takeover from the developer? I have tried searching, briefly, online and in the declarations for an answer to this question, without success. If there is governing law can you give me the citation? I understand that in some states the state will appoint board members. Thank you for your assistance. Mister Condo replies: R.G.,…

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Buying Condominium Renting

Private Entry Requirement for Condo

R.S. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, I thought that all condos had their own private entrance, directly from outside. We rented with option to buy what was described as a condo, but in effect, there are 3 flights of stairs that take you to the front door, which is on an open floor with many different doors opening from it to several condos. Any thoughts on this? Mister Condo replies: R.S., from what…

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Condominium Legal Selling

Condo Owner Wants to Change Address of Unit

R.D. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, We are in a 3-condo complex and 1 unit of the 3 wants to change address because he is on the side of the building and the other 2 units are in the front the reason he wants to change address is it is confusing to all. He wants to change it so it says the side street he is on now. He is a good…

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Board Condominium Financial Governance Legal

Condo Contractor Demands Payment from Unit Owner for Unauthorized Work

G.G. from Florida writes: Dear Mister Condo, While I was out of the country, the condo security personnel opened the door of my unit and allowed to enter a contractor to perform work in my condo unit that I had not requested. The manager states that it was a misunderstanding. The company that performed the work states that as I had requested an estimate they also understood that they had to do the work. There…

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