Architectural Compliance Board Condominium Governance Legal Rules Enforcement

Condo Owner Modifies Condo Interior Without Board Approval

H.R. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, Our Small condominium, AKA condex, has one and two bedroom units. A new Unit owner has made changes to their unit without seeking the required permission from the board. The seller notified the association of a new rug to be put in. This was approved. Unfortunately, the new owner took out the old carpeting and put in hardwood floors and added additional rooms to a one…

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Buying Condominium Governance Rules Enforcement

Young Couple Seeks Entry Into 55+ Condo Community

S.M. from Florida writes: Dear Mister Condo, We are a young couple interested in a condo that at the moment is not an over 55 age restricted community, but the tenants are trying to make it a 55+ community. If we purchase the condo now, and it becomes a 55+community later, what does it mean for us? We live in Florida. Thanks. Mister Condo replies: S.M., I would recommend that you speak with a local…

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Board Communications Condominium Governance Parking Rules Enforcement

When is a Condo Guest More than a Guest?

S.W. from Florida writes: Dear Mister Condo, Florida condo provides parking sticker for unit owner that lives in unit plus 2 guest passes. My son visits 3 days a week & stays overnight & hangs the permanent guest pass. Board wants him to lie in tenant form that he lives in unit & pays rent. By laws / condo docs state guest can park for a limit is 30 days, for a period of 4…

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Board Condominium Governance Legal Volunteer Voting

Michigan Condo Owner Seeks to Replace Board Members and Access Association Records

J.T. from Michigan writes: Dear Mister Condo, This is in the state of Michigan: What percentage of signed owners (in agreement) are needed to release the current board members? And, replace? How does an owner or owners (#) demand to receive current and past (3 years) bills (invoices) for services, including the property management company and accounting? Mister Condo replies: J.T., since I am neither an expert in Michigan condo law nor an attorney, I…

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