Condominium Neighbor Issues Noise

Noisy Doors and Floors Leads to Feuding Condo Neighbors

J.H. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, I purchased the condo I currently live in 5 months ago. I live in the bottom unit and have 2 units above me. The woman who lives above me has complained that we are slamming the front door. She has taken to slamming on the floor when we close the front door. The issue for us is we are just closing the door and have never…

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Architectural Compliance Condominium Neighbor Issues Noise

Conditional Architectural Approval Revoked Due to Condo Neighbor Complaint

P.L. from California writes: Dear Mister Condo, We live in a building that is 4 stories. Our unit occupies stories 3 and 4. Our main living area and entrance into our home is on the 4th floor and our bedrooms are on the 3rd floor. Our downstairs neighbor has the flipped configuration – their entrance is on the 1st floor with bedrooms on the 2nd floor. We requested and received full architectural approval to replace our 4th floor…

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Board Condominium Damage Neighbor Issues Noise Property Management

No Love for Love-Making Condo Neighbors

B.B. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, I own my condo 34 years now. Renters sharing a bedroom wall have sex off and on, all night, EVERY night. My doctors say it is an addiction. My help is near at a critical stage as the anxiety and lack of sleep is causing me some serious problems. The condo is 44 years and has floor problems which the association and management company won’t acknowledge. I…

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Condominium Legal Neighbor Issues Noise

Laws About Condo Flooring Materials in High-Rises

J. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, I am on the lower level of a condominium and the owner above me removed area rugs, and walking on hard wood floors above me sounds like horses walking around!! Are there any laws or standards regarding wood floors in condos? Mister Condo replies: J., there are no laws about floor types or covering in condos that I am aware of. However, many associations, especially those with…

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