Board Communications Condominium Governance Neighbor Issues Rules Enforcement Selling

Condo Board Challenges Continue in Pennsylvania

(Editor’s Note: this question is a follow-up to the original post that appeared on February 14, 2019. You can see that post here: https://askmistercondo.com/board-and-fellow-unit-owners-making-condo-life-uncomfortable/) M.K. from Pennsylvania writes: Dear Mister Condo, Thank you for your recent reply. We are taking your advice and putting our home on the market after doing $4K worth of work. The only thing holding us back is a job offer in another city. In the meantime, the old ladies and men…

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Proper Condo Unit Owner Notice to Enter Premises

J.C. from Middlesex County writes: Dear Mister Condo, How much notice is required to owner if management company needs to enter? Mister Condo replies: J.C., there are a few different answers to your question so let’s review why the management company might need to enter your unit. In the event of an emergency, say a flood or a fire, if the management company has your key and entering your unit can prevent further damage or…

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Condo Board Member Makes Cell Phone Recordings of Unit Owner Comments

E.P. from Hartford County writes: Dear Mister Condo, Our property manager and condo board allow a homeowner to talk for “five” minutes prior to the start of their monthly board meeting. A board member records the conversation on her phone and also times you so you keep at the five-minute limitation. The homeowner is told they are being recorded but they are not asked if they approve. Nothing is documented in the minutes, except a…

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Board Communications Condominium Governance Neighbor Issues Selling

Board and Fellow Unit Owners Making Condo Life Uncomfortable

M.K. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, My condo is 40% Fundamentalist Christian. They have a weekly Bible study and control the Board. We had a ten-year standing water issue which was finally resolved when we took steps looking into a lawyer. They are so judgmental and repeatedly report us to the board over trivial matters. We moved out and now are moving back in after our home failed to sell. They kept…

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