People who buy condos, do so for a variety of reasons. Some choose for the amenities, some for a maintenance-free lifestyle, and others for an investment. But few take into consideration what the By-Laws and Common Element Rules state. So it’s not surprising that some do not abide by the rules. Some owners are simply not aware, while others view them as only guidelines with a certain flexibility.
Rules are intended, after all, to ensure a high quality of enjoyment for all and to preserve property values. Rules govern where you can park your car, what pets are allowed on the property, and where garbage is disposed of. Rules can be interpreted in different ways by various owners and their guests. So, enforcing rules can sometimes be a challenge. Continue reading