If your unit is damaged in a hurricane, the condominium should have its own property damage insurance. That’s supposed to ensure the common areas or any common elements of the property associations responsible for so any damages to that portion of the property, the association is responsible for it. Now as a unit owner, you … Continue reading “My Unit was Damaged in a Hurricane. Who is Responsible?”
When it comes to shutters at the condominium association property, it goes back to the governing documents if that’s something the association agrees to be responsible for. Now in terms of any units on a high floor, most likely the association is going to be doing the shutters because it’s probably a danger to have … Continue reading “Who is Responsible for Shutters at My Condo?”
Negligent security occurs when a condominium association provides a guard or some sort of security patrol and despite those measures being taken by the association, something happens. A car being broken into, an assault on association property, negligent security says that the association breached its duty to provide security measures that they agreed to provide … Continue reading “What is Negligent Security?”
If your car is damaged in the condo parking lot, there’s a possibility that the association is responsible because again, the parking lot is part of the common area that the association is responsible for maintaining or possibly providing security for. If the association is supposed to provide security for the residents and something happens, … Continue reading “My Car was Damaged in the Condo Parking Lot. Who is Responsible?”
When it comes to damage on a balcony that you may have, that’s part of your unit, there is a possibility that you, as the unit owner, are responsible for maintaining it, but to be a hundred percent certain, you would need to go back to the governing documents to see if the unit owner … Continue reading “My Balcony is Damaged. Who is Responsible?”
When it comes to a common area, common areas are maintained by the association. Most likely if you were injured in a common area, it’s going to be the association who is responsible. If the association was maintaining that area, you may not have been injured.
The rules and regulations are not going to be as comprehensive as the bylaws or the governing documents. Usually with the rules or regulations it may have information on there about what, or when a particular unit owner can rent out their unit after purchasing it, possibly within a year. It may have information about … Continue reading “What are the “Rules & Regulations”?”
The bylaws are essentially the documents that establish how the association has to be run as a business. It’s going to have more information with respect to the board of directors. How elections are run, how often they’re supposed to happen when they’re supposed to happen, how voting happens. The association is always going to … Continue reading “What are Condo Bylaws?”