What is considered common area in a condominium?

Answer There is no standard. Read your governing documents to identify the dividing line between what you own individually, and what is owned by all owners in common. Often this line is defined as 'the ... Read More »

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Are the inside of the walls in a condominium considered common area?

There is no standard: every condominium is different from every other condominium. Read your governing documents to identify the line that separates what you own as an individual owner and what is... Read More »

Is the spring attached to an automated garage door considered part of the common area of a condominium?

Theoretically, yes.However, depending on why the spring's status is in question, it may be that replacing or repairing the spring is the responsibility of an individual owner.During regular prevent... Read More »

Condominium common area laws?

All states have laws and regulations that govern condominiums and homewners associations. While they might be similar, they will differ from state-to-state. You will need to research your particula... Read More »

Are limited common elements at condominium complex considered private?

Your answer depends on what 'private' use you expect of the limited common area that is dedicated to your unit. Limited common areas are subject to inspection by the association or its agents, main... Read More »