By Sherri Lilienfeld, REALTOR® Associate
Before you buy, contact the condo board with the following questions. In the process, you’ll learn how responsive—and organized—its members are.
1. What percentage of units is owner-occupied? What percentage is tenant-occupied? Generally, the higher the percentage of owner-occupied units, the more marketable the units will be at resale.
2. What covenants, bylaws, and restrictions govern the property? What grandfather clauses are in place? You may find, for instance, that those who buy a property after a certain date can’t rent out their units, but buyers who bought earlier can. Ask for a copy of the bylaws to determine if you can live within them. And have an attorney review property docs, including the master deed, for you. Continue reading “10 Questions to Ask Your Condo Board”