Condo Living

June 15, 2023

Condo Questionnaire

What is the Condo Questionnaire?

If you are buying a condo with a mortgage, you will likely be paying for a condo questionnaire as part of your closing costs. Your lender will need to send a questionnaire to the management company, or condo board, with specific questions that will disclose ...

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Jan. 20, 2023

What! I have Radon?

Radon is everywhere. It's outside in the air that we breathe, so it is definitely inside our homes, workplaces and schools.  Any type of building can have Radon in it. More people are spending more time at home since the pandemic and, workplaces are still allowing their employees ...

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Jan. 18, 2023

What are Common Areas in a Condo Complex?

You may hear the term "Common Areas" when you are looking to purchase a condominium.  Do you really know what they are?  Not all the complexes have the same common areas.

The Common Areas are jointly owned by the Homeowners in the Condo Complex.  Some items for ...

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June 23, 2022

Parking at Condo Complexes

You have been searching for the perfect condo, but have you considered your parking options in the complex?  While you are looking at a unit to purchase, you are probably only considering parking for your own vehicle.  You might find some complexes with garages or carports, but some ...

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May 19, 2022

Condo Homeowner Association Dues

Let's Talk Association Dues in a Condo Complex

As a condo owner, you may be required to pay homeowner association dues to the condo association or management company that manages the condo association.

When Are They Due, How Paid and What They Cover?

When you are looking to purchase ...

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Jan. 21, 2021

Selling Your Condo? Do You Have Your Status Letter?

Selling Your Condo? Do You Know What a Condo Status Letter Is?

Are you planning on selling your condo?  Did you know that you will have to order a Condo Status Letter from your Homeowner's Association or Management Company?

One of your closing fees as a condo owner is ...

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Aug. 26, 2020

Yarmouth Commons Clinton Township Michigan

Yarmouth Commons Condo Drive Through

Yarmouth Commons is a condo complex in Clinton Township, Michigan.  It is located East of Garfield and between Clinton River Road and 17 Mile Road.  

There are 176 units, and they are currently managed by the Kramer Triad Management Group.

These units were ...

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Feb. 2, 2020

Do Condos Appreciate In Value?

Do Condos Appreciate In Value?

I often get asked if a condo purchase is a good investment.  I say that it is very similar to buying a home.  Are you planning on doing updates to the condo?  Is the association taking care of the complex?  Are ...

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Jan. 24, 2020

Condo Checklist


Are there things that you have to do in addition to just a normal purchase agreement when buying a condo?  Why yes there are!  Watch my video clip below to see the 6 Tips I share of things to be aware of when buying a ...

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