When it comes to a condominium, mailboxes are usually embedded in the wall and are part of a common metal frame. The law is not clear about who is responsible for its maintenance.
On the wall or even attached to the front door or hall of the building, can mailboxes be considered a common part of the condominium?
The entrance in the building where I live is full of flowerpots and decorative plants. Some residents, including myself, do not agree with this initiative. We want to discuss the issue in the Owners’ Meeting; however, I would like to know what the law says about this situation.read more
Similar as with the autarchies, condominiums also see their powers expanded. In this sense, the operation of new hostel-type units becomes dependent on their prior authorization. It’s determined that “There can be no place for the installation and operation of hostels in horizontal properties where coexist housing residents, without authorization for this purpose”.read more
It is not uncommon for condominiums, consisting of both residential and commercial units, to have one or some of their units, namely those destined for commerce, occupied by entities that carry out activities with a purpose other than that for which the unit is licensed.read more
There is often a doubt that, in case of infiltration from terraces, whose responsibility are the expenses related to waterproofing, particularly when the terrace is solely being use by one unit.read more
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