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Condo Board Creates Questionable Parking Regulations

R.D. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, Does the Board of Directors have the authority to override terms and conditions established in our governing documents with a plan conceived and designed at a board meeting that does not have majority approval from the community residents? They want to impose a parking plan and tow cars w/o stickers, yet the community document section has a section that addresses unit owner rights to an assigned…

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Condo Owner Seeks to Install Solar Panels on Association-Owned Roof

D.E. from Maryland writes: Dear Mister Condo, I live in a condo in Talbot County, Maryland I made a request for possible installation of Solar Panel on our rear roof which has the best sun. I told them we were having several Solar companies looking at the project and would keep them informed. The next thing I get is a letter from their Attorney stating they own the roof and denied my request. Is there…

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Poorly Maintained Condo Forces Unit Owner to Lower Selling Price

B.S. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, How do I sell my condo when it hasn’t been kept up by the people who take our condo fees every month? We have a condo repossessed by the bank, people who don’t pay their condo fees for who knows what reason, and in one unit it’s now a rental. Any advice would be helpful. Mister Condo replies: B.S., I feel your pain and I am…

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Condo Renter Has Seven Vehicles on Property!

K.L. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, Can the condo board make a rule on how many cars a unit can have? A renter has 7 and they say they can’t make a rule! Mister Condo replies: K.L., that is a lot of cars for any condo dweller! The association may not be able to make a rule about how many cars any unit owner or renter may own BUT they can certainly…

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