Can a condo unit be sold before a declaration of condominium is filed?

Answer Personally, I would not buy a condominium unless my review of the complete declaration was finished. Otherwise, you (and I) have zero idea about the community you're (I'm) buying into. Whether or... Read More »

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Can you sell a condo unit in NYS without condo declaration being recorded?

No. The recording of the declaration of condominium creates the condominium under state laws. A condominium is a creation of law. If no condominium is created then no units can be sold. Condominiu... Read More »

Is the land under the condo unit owned by the unit buyer or the condominium corporation?

Read your governing documents to determine what is owned by individual owners and what is owned by the association.

Would adding a clothes washer to a second floor condominium unit impact the plumbing of the condo unit directly beneath the second floor unit?

Answer it depends on how your lines run. usually it woulden't effect anything but if your sewer line is to close to some of the fixtures in the upper floor the suds from the washer could back up in... Read More »

What do I do when I have no HO insurance for my condo and my condo association and builders claim that my fridge caused substantial water damage in the unit directly below mine not sold and not rented?

You are responsible for any damage caused to someone else's property, why did they let you move in the condo without proper insurance is beyond me, whether the unit below you is rented or not is of... Read More »