Board Condominium Damage Governance Noise Nuisance Property Management

Leaky Toilet Noise Disturbs the Condo Peace. Shoddy Repair Work Disturbs the Owner!

N.H. from Alberta, Canada writes: Dear Mister Condo, I had issues with a continuous flow of water from my toilet. Although the flap is closed, it’s not filling water in the tank. I did not know that flowing noise had affected the units below me, & made complaints to the manager. Got a call ” someone is coming to check your water between 9-10am” That’s all. I thought they are checking each unit of our…

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Board Condominium Neighbor Issues Parking Rules Enforcement

Condo Parking Blocks Sidewalks

P.D. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, I own the upper condo with a renter in the lower condo. She threatened me with police and association complaint of me parking in my parking slot in front of sidewalks. 95% of parking slots are in front of the sidewalks. Does she have a leg to stand on? Mister Condo replies: P.D., I am sorry that you and your neighbor are at odds over the…

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Board Condominium Governance Property Management

Property Manager Running Condo Board Meetings

K.M. from Hartford County writes: Dear Mister Condo, Can/should a manager chair Board of Directors meetings. The Board of my Condo in Florida asked our manager to chair the meetings because they believe he can do it more efficiently. Mister Condo replies: K.M., that is a good question and I could go either way with my response. First and foremost, it is clearly the role and responsibility of the Board President to conduct and preside…

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Board CIOA Condominium Governance Legal Neighbor Issues

Former Board Member Making Life Difficult for New Board and Condo Contractors

M.M. from Windham County writes: Dear Mister Condo, A resident is prone to harassing our contractors for landscaping and snow removal. He is very resentful that he is no longer on the board and sends us lengthy emails about their shortcomings. Years ago, he used to enjoy kickbacks from contractors who no longer work here. He also removes branches, shovels snow and blames us for his hernia. Our manager reminded him that he is not…

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