A couple of informative condo related articles came out this week, which readers will find useful. (click titles to read the full article)
…your condo association has the authority to foreclose on your unit if you simply fall behind on your monthly homeowner dues. “People always assume that the only person that can foreclose is the bank,” says Valerie Farris Oman, an associate attorney at the Condominium Law Group. “And that’s simply not true.”
New FHA condo financing rules squeeze sellers | Philadelphia Weekly / Inman News
All of the condo projects that ever received FHA approval were going to have to have those certifications expire as of Dec. 7, 2010, but there were so many projects seeking recertification that it created a crush on FHA’s resources to deal with it,” said Kevin Britt, a Seattle attorney specializing in condo and homeowners association representation.
“The FHA extended the deadline based on when the projects originally received approval. The earliest projects were circa 1972 and had to be recertified by Dec. 31, 2010; the other projects (using five-year increments) had longer deadlines