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

Answer 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 »

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Is there a law regarding condo fees I live in a four-unit condo One of the members has not paid his condo fee for 7 months?

Yes, and the law is a local state law, plus the governing documents under which the association operates the property. Read your governing documents and follow the guidelines there to collect the p... Read More »

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

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 »

How do you convert a 33 unit rental condo building to an owner occupied 50 and older retirement condo complex?

Your terminology in the question is confusing: either your building is a rental building, or it's a condominium building. Each presents different challenges for conversion. If your building is a r... Read More »

If the cable tv company causes water damage to a condo unit will the condo association insurance cover it?

As a condominium owner, generally, you are covered by two insurance policies:The master policy, which insures all the assets owned in common, and may include liability insuranceThe HO-6 homeowner's... Read More »