03.03.2023 | Webcasts & Podcasts

The Marcus Hour | Ep. 2 | 3.3.23 | Answers to Your Most Pressing Condominium Questions

The Marcus Hour | Ep. 2 | 3.3.23 | Answers to Your Most Pressing Condominium Questions


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It’s also quite the. It’s always been evident in communities and it’s kind of a mix in between tennis and and ping pong.

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I don’t actually know all the rules, do you, Steven?

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No, but we’ll learn it by March 30, thirty-first.

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For the people attending. Thank you. Oh, we got a lot of questions that people submitted upon.

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Registering, so we will attempt to answer all those today, but feel free to add questions and the chat of the and Jake will have that printed out, and, like last month a few next week.

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Will send a response to all who signed up. Given the answers to those questions that, Jake, you have the first question.

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Yup. So yeah, and feel free to type in questions as we go.

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We’ll certainly follow up, either. During this session, if we get to it, or afterward.

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But I will actually do a share screen because we are doing a Powerpoint as well.

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The use of visual aids should be helpful for this this presentation, which ones you?

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I’m on the right.

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You’re the clock on on the bottom.

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Huh, yeah.

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So actually, yeah, we had a. We had a short month because we had our last session on February tenth.

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And we had our last session on February tenth, and now we are into March.

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Alright. So first question eviction processes for commercial unit owner.

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Can an association require a unit honor to evict or refuse to renew the lease of a commercial tenant that is repeatedly violating associations, rules, and regulations that are harming the community?

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For example, cleanliness and standards. So for this question, we’d probably need a little more of the actual facts.

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Specific? Is it a restaurant? Is it a is it a whoops?

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Is it a store? Sorry I’m flipping the questions back.

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There you go!

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Yeah, we’re on it. So we need to know a little bit more.

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Is it a restaurant? Is it from noise? Is it from smells?

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Is it simply cleanliness? If it is a cleanliness issue, you may want to consider contacting the Local Board of Health that could help with kind of remedy.

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That situation generally, as far as evicting for certain violations this applies to commercial unit owners as well a judge or a court is generally it’s gonna give the unit owner some time to remedy the violation rather than immediate termination another recommendation is potentially

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review the least terms this may define what constitutes a breach under your agreement, and also have a timeline to cure the breaches in the meantime, yeah, there’s some stuff you can take recommend.

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Consulting an attorney who can go over the exact timeframe statutorily within your with your State.

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But generally yes, sending a warning or a notice of the least violation, as well as which will pertain directly to the contract terms.

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It’s probably a good first step. The unit order then, fails to secure the violations.

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That’s when you can potentially initiate an eviction.

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Proceeding, but generally, yeah, there’s gonna be a review period.

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And you’re also gonna yes, it’s a cleanliness issue alone.

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You’re gonna wanna contact the Board of health that could potentially eradicate or at least get an investigation going.

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But for.

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And I’ll just, Ellie said onto that that.

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I don’t know if it’s a Massachusetts condominium which I know in this case.

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It is under Van General, chapter 1, 83, a. If there’s misconduct, the unit and owner is responsible for the actions of its tenant, and is responsible for the legal phase and costs involved with any legal action or a litigation so not only

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would the unit and donor have to be paying for its own attorneys?

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It would also be paying a share. It would also be a assess the ladle fees, encourage by the association.

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But as with all these questions, you really need to consult with your attorney, who can take a deeper dive.

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But hopefully, this gives good decent guidelines. You ready to go on, Jake.

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Yeah, let’s get to it.

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Second, hand, smoke other any laws that are addressed.

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Secondhand smoke, traveling from Navy’s Unit we got a couple of questions on second hand.

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Smoke. The first thing is that starting with the case out in Colorado, it was the determined by a court out there that a amendment to the adequate what we would call Massachusetts to Master D, yeah, prohibiting smoking would be effective I against even

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existing owners, retroactively. It was a 4 unit, kinda many M.

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One smoked the 3 others voted to amend, and the court upheld that.

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So in Massachusetts amendments to Massa Deed.

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Trust the Bylaws, we believe, would be upheld in terms of just questions between the 2 units there are steps that could be taken, such as requiring directors.

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There are steps that could be taken, such as requiring door sweeps under the door door of the unit.

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That and in which the smoker resides. And oh! The smokeless ashtrays!

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And perhaps asking people to smoke away from the Hvac system.

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I know of one case where, somebody brought a nuisance claim against a neighbor and against the board.

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The board one. The on that case, but the the may have been rights against the neighboring owner for a nuisance claim, and the dangers from the checking handshand smoke, so like.

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There was also a comment that there was an attempt to amend, and it didn’t get the votes, and the question persons running the question thinks it’s because the investor owners didn’t want restrictions such as that what we found is that they over the past 7

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years. The research indicates that smokeless buildings are more desirable than smoking buildings, so that might be a question of just making the investor owners in the owners who live there aware of the marketability and the desirability of no small buildings.

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Alright. And yeah, actually, it’s kind of a good segue to our next question, which refers to noise compliance.

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How should unit owners deal with excessive noise coming from a neighboring unit?

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Can I require another unit owner to soundproof their unit?

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Funny enough, Steven and I had a lot lot of discourse on this question.

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It’s not as simple as it sounds, even though you would think oh, noise!

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That’s a huge issue. Everyone deals with it.

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That should be pretty black and white, there is a lot of invitation, and this question in particular referred to day-to-day noise, and in the question specifically referring to kids walking around, but not necessarily.

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There was some about screaming in the question, but not like it wasn’t like banging on walls.

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Are yelling or loud music during late hours, which would be pretty obvious noise, complaints, this was about kids walking around kids kind of playing throughout the day, some at night.

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So it will blood into it a bit so generally as to just, you know, noise complaints, or a nuisance.

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The governing documents should address. What a nuisance is, and what would constitute unreasonable interference with another person’s property.

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That being said, a big qualifier. Here noise is relative ports have implemented a reasonable person.

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Standard, to define a nuisance which specifies, would a reasonable person be annoyed by this noise?

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Now, this specific question says, Would, can I require the unit owner to soundproof their unit?

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If it’s a look, if it’s a situation where the walls are too thin, or you believe the walls are too thin and it sounds like you’re here.

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Your neighbor is basically in your unit but there, and they’re not doing anything unreasonable.

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They’re not playing loud music. It’s kids walking around well, I mean, you’re not gonna be able to tell the kids to float or not.

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Walk on the floor, or I get a restraining order to tell the kids that they can’t walk during certain hours of the day.

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That would be obviously not practical. But yeah, if you do think it’s a construction issue or an actual building issue, you’re either gonna want to.

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You could ask the board and the property manager about the issue, and kind of see if the walls do think they were poorly installed.

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The biggest thing I would probably say about this if you’re if you’re a soul unit owner and you’re going to the Board of property manager, you’re gonna have a less likelihood of success on the merits, then if you kind of you know talk with other unit owners, see

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if their experience of the experiencing the same issue, and see if they’ve also they’re like, Oh, yeah, I’ve every time I hear my neighbor come home, it’s like banging even though they’re just walking on the floor.

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That that could that could result in the more people you pull together in your community and go to the board in the property, ma, and say, Hey, you know, we’re all experiencing this issue that could get one.

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It, but I would just add to it that there are sound deadening requirements where there has to be a certain amount of sound deadening to the between units for sound transmission.

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The other thing is.

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Yeah, I was, gonna I was gonna actually say, yeah, call on.

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If everyone agrees, you know, calling engineer someone who could look into a potential sound transmission issue.

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And then I was. The final thing is he years and years ago, community associations, the Institute, the New England chapter, the Attorneys Committee adopted a a standard or guidelines on dealing with neighbor to neighbor disputes and other than cases such as here, whether it could

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be the if you one after the children that could be discrimination claims in Massachusetts.

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So that’s dangerous. But there was a time when there were no condominiums.

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And they really didn’t really blow up here until, like the 19 eighties.

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Oh, and what do people do when they were subdivisions, or living in an apartment buildings?

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And I think what has happened on Friday, is, neighbors have stopped talking to each other.

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So if you have a problem with your neighbor. Well, gee! That’s why we pay the managers.

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That’s why they trip. That’s what the trustees are trying to take care of.

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They have to deal with this problem. And the problem is sounds.

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But the amount of noise is subjective, and if it’s a objective, you could, the manager could, and board who listen to the noise and come up with the determination, and there could be measures such as if there wouldn’t float and putting area rugs or something in that nature.

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Yeah, and that’s a great point, Steve, bringing the community together, taking an issue and bringing the community together, maybe ask your neighbor if they wanna, you know, play a game, pick a ball, use it as a point of camaraderie rather than a contention.

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Yeah, come to our social admin 30 first, tell them, hey, we go play again.

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Pickle ball and work it out. But no, all jokes aside.

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It’s important to yeah, kind of try to come together, and yeah, if that’s not practical or the unit owners not approachable talk to other neighbors and see if they’re experiencing the same issue, it it’s

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it’s. It’s a good idea to bring people together.

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And just to one last point on this I we actually received 2 questions on noise complaints.

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We received another compliance, and I’ve I think this person it’s from a property manager.

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So it’s from the other perspective of a unit owner who’s complaining about another unit owner who has a dog who’s allegedly barking for 12 h a day.

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The unit owners are not agreeing to work it out.

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It sounds like, Oh, yeah, if they’re not agreeing to work it out potentially, the property manager and board can look into the issue and see if the parking is in session.

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But you’re gonna need the the unit owners will need some evidence or some proof, or coming together before just enforcing on, he said. She said.

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All the dogs packing 12 h while he’s gonna say, no, it’s not bring the property manager and see if the issue is actually going on that this property manager actually very very insightful, said potentially, bring bring the brings 2 unit owners together.

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To talk it out, and that’s that’s honestly, that’s that’s a pretty good first step to try and bridge the gap on these issues.

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Yeah, hopefully, it’ll be the last up.

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The idea is that neighbors should be able to resolve most disputes between themselves, but the Board, but we know that doesn’t happen.

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In some cases the board of the manager could certainly act a mediate.

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Those disputes, Jake? Next question, because we’re without.

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Yep, yeah, no. Surprisingly a long one. And yeah.

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But people are curious about this issue. It’s definitely a big one.

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So on. You.

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Hey, John, Annie, may this question is, can there be no annual meetings?

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I, I’ve never heard that question before. The Corporation.

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That might be if it’s incorporated. But most automatic chooses might be a requirement.

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Vanual meetings. I I suppose one could amend the documents to amend out the annual maiden, but in order to provide transparency, etc., I guess my suggestion certainly became very popular during Covid is Zoom Meetings, where the question.

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Was I’ll ask you in your meetings have been a disaster in an efficient with Zoom Meetings.

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It can be controlled. You could bring in a Parliamentarian.

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In some cases lawyers. We’ve been asked to go in as well as that.

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Head up, they run the meeting, so that only one person raises their hand, talks at one and talks, and with zoom you can mute unmute people, but I would a more, for usually some of these tactics to make the meetings lots of a disaster and more

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efficient, and I think it’s possible. I think meetings of unit owners are good to carry on transparency check.

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Nick. Next question.

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Yeah. And to that point, electronic and virtual meetings actually in Florida, and which Florida seems to be a trends that are in a lot of issues, right?

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They in the statute it actually allows for virtual and electronic meetings and voting there’s a ton of software that’s coming out apps that are being used.

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We’ve used it. Or at least I’ve been in contact with a few vendors.

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One called Get quorum! Another called. They’re both they’re both nationwide, and they they do so they can do work in New England, Florida, wherever both of those vendors or apps that they have currently just has seamless meeting and

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voting software. So it’d be it’d be even more, you know, for voting.

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And make sure there’s no no fraudulent voting, nothing going on there.

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But yeah, it’s a. It’s a very developing topic.

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So brings us to our next one, which is election protocol.

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Can you have an election for board members without a quorum?

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Can board members make financial decisions based on email consent? Can boy, yeah, this is multi-part question.

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Can boys record meetings and delete recordings after 30 days?

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So just for the specifics of this question, and as a disclaimer, this is a this was a New Hampshire question, I’m not licensed to practice in New Hampshire.

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My partner at all cost, was the resource for this question, so I am conveying that’s the disclaimer here New Hampshire law, not the same as Massachusetts.

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Necessarily, although it there’s close, close, close standing Provisions.

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But basically to the question you’re gonna want to confirm with your state statute.

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But for New Hampshire? The answer is to all these questions, generally speaking, is no generally you need a quorum at the beginning of the meeting to proceed with actions at an annual or special meeting in New Hampshire.

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The statutory quorum is 33.3%, but documents can provide for as low as 25% to meet warm, that being said, proxies can count towards a quorum, and you may be able to elect directors without a meeting but you would still need a

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quantum, so you again back to the electronic or virtual meetings, potentially doing so by email opens up.

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But the more more specific details you’d wanna consult with an attorney.

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But yeah, it would certainly be possible to do so without a meeting.

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I to that point in 2016 the New Hampshire amendments opened up the process eliminated close meetings but all actions must be taken during a meeting of the Board which can be held by electronic means, and that goes back to to changing landscape electronic meetings

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Rachel, voting, electronic voting all fair game coming into play.

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Not gonna be able to avoid it, and actually makes things more practical in Florida you have to opt in, you have to opt in to the electronic voting mechanism.

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So that’s something to keep in mind. So you you can.

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Still, if you don’t like, if you don’t like the virtual electronic you don’t trust it.

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Don’t trust technology, technology is that’s been a big topic.

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Steve and I have been talking about Chat Gpt.

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All that. It’s not going away. It’s something that’s gonna keep developing.

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We’re gonna have to keep up with. But if you don’t like it, yeah, at least in Florida, you have to opt into electronic loading.

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So, that’s something to keep in mind, I’m sure States will follow Florida, and we’ll see more and more electronic means of doing things in communities.

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So next question.

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So, and somebody made a good comment, which is for meeting control of using robber’s rules and orders.

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The rules of order. They’re various versions, and there’s additions for a smaller, smaller groups a lot of people don’t in Massachusetts, anyway.

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Don’t really know rabbits, rules of orders, but certainly some kind of order system could help.

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The next question is the interesting and horrific.

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It’s on terrorist. So it was, whatever our options to address crumbling foundations can insurance be held responsible?

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Help in this. In this case, what is par type and a quarry in Connecticut?

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There, there were excessive amounts of salt, I believe, which cause excessive amounts of sulfide, I believe, which cause the minerals to be used in concrete foundations within a 44 miles from this place in Quarry and

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Connecticut. They foundations were used in 1983.

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They were outlawed. The problem is that over time, and in this case the person has been in the unit for 28 years.

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28 years is that Paratype is a massive problem, and it stops crumbling and it starts crumbling and cracking.

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And the fact is to lift up the the homes and replace the foundation for single family.

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Homes it’s estimated to be about $200,000 per unit.

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The. So what did people do in Connecticut? This legislation that helps with grants and all that?

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In Massachusetts. I found out that there was a Facebook group called Homeowners against crumbling concrete, and there is a legislation file for this legislative session in Massachusetts, perhaps join that group perhaps get Cai involved because I

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don’t know if the proposed legislation is addressing condominiums as well, but it but it should be, and it seems like a legislative process to fix the issue, because it’s just devastating and people are gonna lose their their

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homes that they have to pay $200,000 for a effect.

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The question on insurance would have to delve into that more or you should have your association attorney.

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Do that the question said that 28 years ago foundations were covered.

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But now they’re not my, and this thing typically. And you could be an exception is that though deterioration over time is not a sudden, an accidental loss, and they therefore is not an ensured loss.

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So, even though you’re foundations might be protected against other casualties.

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Deterioration over time typically as one of them, though there is an insurance regulation in Massachusetts that says, you cannot deny coverage to properties that have paratite.

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But it then goes on and says, but this does not mean that it’s a coverage loss.

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So a great question touchy your turn more at length on it, or give us a call, and we can chat more about what your specific circumstances, and that we we hope that he is successful because it’s a to have a horrible problem to have.

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Absolutely and so we’re also received a note.

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And this probably relates to the disaster annual meetings, implement, strict use of robbery, rules of order, and higher place detail.

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No, that’s actually a really good point. And more and more especially at meetings that become a disaster.

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Or this potential disorderly conduct. I mean, we. We’ve seen some interesting things at some of these meetings where it can get pretty pretty intense.

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So having.

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And no Joe but one of my lawyer friends from Atlanta had a case where the property manager, and this was in within the past year was assassinated by a unit owner.

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They had a put police details for 2 of the attorneys at the firm, and I understand that condominiums just follow the rest of the world.

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But the world is angry, the divisions are are horrible, and it doesn’t end at the Continental level.

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So police details as crazy as it might have sounded at some point is not a bad idea.

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The Zoom Meetings might be another idea. But I don’t have an answer as to how do you stop a unit, or from going into the office and assaulting the property manager or the onsite manager, or one of the trustees?

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Yeah, yeah, unfortunately. And this was a question last week. Do you think the kind of attitudes of unit owners and boards have gotten better or worse over the last 30 years?

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Unfortunately, and I think because of the pandemic and people being cooped up and division and politics on.

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Unfortunately, people are getting at mental health. That’s also been an issue.

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It will actually get to a question on that in a minute.

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Unfortunately, it’s becoming worse and then we don’t mean to scare you.

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But yeah, there are things that you have to look out for.

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And definitely, yeah, please detail, enforce enforcing more security.

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That’s becoming very real. So let’s get to the next question hopefully, I had just to change the mood a little bit again. Celtics tickets.

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We’re given away next Wednesday type in Celtics.

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Any question in the chat, and you’ll be eligible to win 2 tickets.

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And also, yeah, big game. I got some trouble later.

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So let’s get to the next question off.

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In a, and again, zoom knife. If you act with them.

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The next 2 h. Jake won’t understand that, either.

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Will half the audience other than my good friend out there in California, who is listening in?

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So the next question is on fines, Jake, that’s mine right?

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Okay, okay, you got it. Okay.

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Wow! No! I got this one next up, man alright finds that.

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And let’s let’s go back to I mean enforcing issues in the community.

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5 is an association. What is a recommended fine structure, and that is there an alternative?

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2, 5. This one is super case-by-case, specific and very contingent on the type of association you’re dealing with.

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And even the fin you’re dealing with. What’s the violation?

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Violation should be dealt with on a case by case basis.

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First and foremost, generally a fine may not be imposed unless there is written notice, for whatever violation is occurring, this is likely contingent on the governing documents, rules, and regulations, and you know, if, after the written notice potentially a believe.

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it’s a some type of hearing. Or at least allowing the opportunity for hearing for the for the unit owner.

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If they, if the unit still remains non-compliant, fine, generally service an effective way to kind of discourage the continuing actions or violations.

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And you know, if they continue, then you have the.

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It’s documented, written notice is there? They continue violating.

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Second notice, the third notice. All right, then you can, as we discussed earlier, you can start the eviction proceedings if you so choose.

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But this question specifically asks the second part of the question, alternative defines it’s appropriate in some instances, for example, associations may.

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And this this is a Florida law.

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It has a provision in Chapter 7, 18, associations may suspend unit owners, rights to common elements or facilities for a reasonable amount of time for failure to apply with the governing documents.

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So this would mean, someone has a noise to servants and a pool area.

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Good back to the noise compliance. It could be a good idea to implement suspension from from going to that area if they’re seeing there.

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That’s a violation. And that’s when I mean I would say fine, just probably the next step that you would take or written notice, and then finds and and you’d wanna talk to an attorney as to you know the merits of the violations

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as well as as well as just as far as what the next steps are.

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According to your governing documents and your State status.

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As to the next steps in implementing, and you know, either finding them or finding an alternative for fines. Again.

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Pull area common areas, maybe parking privileges.

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In New Hampshire. The statute allows the termination of use of common areas as enforcement measures.

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So in New Hampshire, and it has been upheld by the courts as I understand, up to this point of to make sense that an association, but those who meant barricades in front of somebody’s driveway so Hamster is different than Massachusetts.

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But the the question is, for what purpose? If you find $25 a day in the fines of $30,000 and take no enforcement measures in court?

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Judges are not inclined to grant you that, plus it doesn’t get rid of the issue that you’re finding for.

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So at some point you have to use enforcement for those in New Hampshire, and I think this question is from New Hampshire.

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I use the ability to wait, take away rights to use of combin area as a method and talk here.

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Your association counsel about that. Move on, Jupiter.

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Yeah, yep, let’s do it.

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Okay. So somebody asked about a somebody complaining about a roof and noise from Hvac system.

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There’s a similar case in Massachusetts about that.

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Just on her realty. I think it related to the Burkhouse, we have to take a deeper dive and talk to your attorneys about that, but, like most of the answers of attorneys, it’s it’s Pens.

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So this is 9 gig.

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Yeah, I’ll also, just to that point, keep submitting questions in the chat.

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If we don’t get to it in this session, we will be submitting answers and all that.

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After in a, in a, in a document. And yeah, and if you submit a question, you have a chance to insult it. Tickets for next Wednesday. So?

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Jake, and you know how to print out these chasten from your machine.

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Yeah, I’m probably not gonna print it out, but I can.

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I’ll know how to get it to our devices and then get it to the email, and then we’ll send.

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We’ll digest it, and then we’ll send out responses.

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Yeah, I’ll fax.

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Good. Good, so you may only a stamp copy. We truly will answer every question on there as best we can.

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People. A few people found it that helpful the last time on budgets of association, push back in Massachusetts.

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Most associations do not require a vote of the unit on us to approve a budget.

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They? That’s not common in a lot of States. A vote is required, or sometimes it’s a negative vote, so that you could vote to.

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You know, it could vote to reverse a budget, but a mess chooses. I think it set up the way it’s supposed to be people electrost these.

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That’s the most power unit donors have, and picking the right trustees, and then having them make the decisions what transparency and communications about what is needed.

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The yeah, if there. A question about what, if alone, is needed, and I guess my suggestion.

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There is, even though, you don’t need a vote to on the budget, and you probably don’t need to vote at least in Massachusetts.

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But it depends on the docks to borrow is a good idea.

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To have a community Zoom Meeting, whatever where you present. What’s being done?

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For example, if there are millions of dollars of engineering issues that have to be addressed to avoid disastrous result is occurred in Surfside, Florida, then you gather what the owners have.

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The engineers there to answer questions, and then the bank representative, because actually, there are some lenders I know video and so share a bank that you 25 to 30 year loans.

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And it might be better to pay $300,000 a assessment per unit.

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For example, over 30 years, and then over, then at once they’re I’m gonna forget some of the banks.

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But there’s Brooklyn Bank, Brooklyn, trust the and other banks that you can talk to us or talk to your attorneys about our manager about who do these type of loans but the loan is actually makes it much more affordable.

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because it spreads it out of a long period of time.

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Next question.

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Cool? Yep. Next question. Alright. So this one’s on some pumps, a unit owner is experiencing.

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Seeping through the concrete floor areas. Considered, unit that I should say concrete floor areas considered, the unit owners responsibility.

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The unit owner wants the Association to install a sump pump.

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The sun pump is located in the common areas. Other owners in the past, this community have been responsible for the sun pump payments and maintenance, and the governing documents are silent.

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As to some pump who is responsible so for this one, my recommendation here is, even if the governing documents appear silent as to some pump specifically, we’d recommend consulting an attorney to conduct careful review of the governing documents and put and possibly

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the State statute to interpret the language, and and what I mean by that is, you can look at some State statutes, for example, for cloud elements are defined as any portion of the association that serves more than one unit so even if some pump and look, I mean

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it’s similar to the United States Constitution, or really any legal documents.

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It’s subject to in terms of and over time that develops.

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You know the classic example that we hear every day is the right to bear arms.

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Well guns in the second mountain guns, and when you know when the Constitution was written, was different than what guns are today.

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So it’s up to interpretation and even if the governing documents appear silent as to the actual words, some pump, it’s something that you’re gonna wanna look into.

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And I think.

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Jake Good, the if I can answer, cause.

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Yeah, I, thought you. I thought you had a thought on this cause.

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We did discuss this before.

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Yeah. So in my mind, the question was a great question.

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The manager knew exactly what she was asking. The unit on is responsible for the appa service of the concrete foundation meaning the rest of that is common area.

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The infiltration of water into units in Massachusetts is highly likely to be a violation of the State Sanitary code and the State Building code.

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The repairs typically would either be to foundations themselves requiring taking out and putting on that block stuff that stops leakage.

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If some pumps of our way and more affordable that work I always suggest that there’s a association is responsible for that expense.

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You can have them viewed on a resource for the electricity, but the essays should pay for the some pump installation.

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I think this is different than Radon, which the questionnaire also asked about Radon is from again. From this the centigrade granted over hundreds of years, and it comes through the flaws and goes into the homes and makes the levels potentially damaged and those cases we don’t

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think that this is a responsibility of the Association, doesn’t violate it.

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State, sanitary code or state building code. They’re only guidance on Radon.

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So we think that this is a distinction, but we’re happy to talk to you about the 2.

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I know we’re getting short on time, Jake, so I don’t know if you wanna rush on.

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Yeah, that’s let’s go on 1.5 speed. Now.

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Oh, this is an important question.

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Okay, on mental health. What steps should property managers take to deal with residents are experienced?

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A mentor of mental health. And then what about readyidents who harbor don criminals that affect Canada on the mental health?

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One. The word is compassion, that mental health is a a sickness that is not a sickness that is not in the intentional behavior, and the first step, whether it’s elderly who might have dementia or

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whatever age is, the contact with family, and you can see if you can get the family involved, and then the next step is to call and seniors all the services, if not social service service agencies in your town at the State level to see what they can do, and then only all that has failed if there’s a housing

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court available would be perfect, but superior code would be okay as well.

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But with the housing port you had. You sit down with somebody who tries to mediate the issues first, and in our experience we’ve had the ability of the per, the meat aid or understanding that somebody, for example, was boiling water consistently, and forgot that they were boiling water and was

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setting off the smoke alums and they gas, fired luxury high.

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Rise in Boston, and the judge, with compassion, looked at the owners and said, I’m gonna I’m not gonna make you move, but I’m gonna require that you have somebody who I’m gonna require a lock on the stove and oven.

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I’m gonna require that they come in that I can’t take a come in with the key to the oven that they prepare your meals, and because I’m afraid that you’re gonna kill yourselves, or the 200 other owner residents in the building so be

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compassionate. The is the key word. Residents who know well, I don’t know if the Post Office is still post.

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The 10 most wanted criminals. But what if there’s a a weapon involved?

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If it’s drug trafficking during the Covid I watched too many episodes of breaking bad, but I would start with the police department that to say, what exactly is the situation?

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It’s sometimes difficult to get offense records, but gather up all the information as to what’s the dangers are, and then speak to your attorney and take a cause, of course, of action from there, Jake.

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And we have. We have 12 min.

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Alright. Yup! Alright! Okay.

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So next one, it actually kinda relates goes back to safety and health absentee owner and keys.

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Our association has no master keys, but a unit owner is leaving his unit vacant for the safety of our building.

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We have requested the ownerly of keys with a trustee owner, refused.

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What can trustees do? Similar? So generally, every unit owner is entitled to exclusive ownership and possession of their unit subject to the governing documents that being said, Massachusetts general law, 1 83.

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A section 4, which this is the law that applies for this question.

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Again, check your specific state statute, or consult with an attorney to interpret the State statute, specify that I look through a couple of statutes.

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They will I mean Florida is basically similar language.

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But the statute specifies that unit ownership is subject to the right of the organization of unit owners to have reasonable access to the units during reasonable hours for the maintenance repair, or replacement of the common areas 8 for making emergency repair to prevent damage to the common areas or

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other units. So, yeah, you have a right to get into this person’s unit.

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If the unit owners are refusing. Practically speaking, I mean, yeah, are you gonna get in?

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If you don’t have ma Master Keys, you may need to send a demand letter to recoup the keys, and you could cite this exact statutory provision, and then eventually that should compel access to the unit.

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Hello! Oh, so first of all, I’m smiling.

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Yeah. Grasshopper, as he starts citing. Chapter in verse of last chapter 183, a section 4.

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I couldn’t. I didn’t. Even I didn’t even know that I didn’t even know it was 1, 8, 3, eighth. Last week I thought it was 1 83 regular.

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Oh, we! Added the edge of the computer. So the other thing you can do based on experience is if they refuse to give the cake.

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Either bring in a lock, Smith, or break the drawdown.

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If there’s a fire in that unit or if the water heater goes and it’s gonna damage 20 floors below all the units break the door down, bring in a locksmith.

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But we’re do whatever after with axes, and whatever else that the fire department comes in with.

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And yeah, the the unit on a computer now, or pay you later, they can give you a K and that gives you some responsibilities in terms of securing those case, which is another total issue on premises.

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Liability that may be reason why you don’t wanna have keys, but if you break down the door it’s gonna be much more expensive for these unit donor than if they had complied.

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Hey, some a lot of people now have the the machines you put on the drawer that you press a like a code, and that, or like hotels, have where you flash the the card over the yeah.

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Blockbox as someone.

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The but anyway, maybe Lockbox, one of our participants, April, is given us some great answers on the box.

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I have to be a.

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Here’s one other thing. This one I learned back in 1979.

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Don’t don’t have the lockbox where they are.

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You have a lot. Yeah, you could have a lockbox that the relatives use, and that’s good work.

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The, if you keep the keys somewhere else, and they’re actual keys, and that could work the if you keep the keys somewhere else, and their actual keys do not code them with the unit number, because that would present a whole lot of liability.

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But the lockbox idea would work and these do not code them with the unit number, because that would present a whole lot of liability.

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But the lockbox.

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Alright, yeah, we have about 7 min. So it’s.

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Okay, we just talk quickly, doesn’t like we keep saying that there’s any message to stay.

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Exist that protects unknowns? This question was asked last month, as well.

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Yes, thousands of a lot that protect the residents of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Condominium Act.

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Has requirements for what board should do. I think that they, the concern that the year on, or is presenting with this question is, that in order to enforce your rights under the Condominium Act, you might have to take legal action, and that comes with the cost but there’s

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a world of difference between saying that is no protections for unit owners when there are plenty.

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The difference is, you have to take action, small claims, court or superior court.

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But you have to take action if you want to enforce these, and if you have a group of owners who want to do it, they can come together and and bring an action.

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But plenty of consumer protection in Massachusetts.

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But you have to pull the trigger and take the action.

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Whether they’re choppingration of the your documents or late a court action.

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Click, next.

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Yup, and we have the Condo acts on our website for the Laura actually has a Dvpr.

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Which is department of business, department of business and professional regulation, and there’s a division of condominiums and there’s plenty of actions that are usually that’s the facilitator into or a easier way than legal action.

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But let’s get to the next question. This relates to Rhode Island law does claim I’m not a I’m not licensed in Rhode Island.

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This one has a law that requires a new association to be set up.

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If a development is not completed within 10 years, is the original association responsible for all maintenance and replacement of roads without any support from the second association. I.

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And again I spoke with an attorney in our office at all cock, actually the managing partner of our firm.

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He’s not aware of any 10 year law, but this may be a limitation on development rights contained in your governing documents.

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Sounds like your association, like many Rhode Island Condominiums, has a master and a sub condominium striker, my partner at all cost. He’s happy to answer this question.

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We talked to him about it again. We will have responses in writing to these, and I this is one will include, because I know this kind of a hunting on the answer.

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But yeah, it’s probably a master sub component issue.

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And we will get to this one through our attorney at all.

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Cock, so!

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And you can, and we’re not telling you not to call your own or trying to get association.

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Has an attorney, and there’s an argument that the last 26 years that I’m part of the association of being unjustly and rich.

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They’re getting a value from the roads, and there are cases where the this is being disputed.

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But just on fairness alone is it fair that the 26 people on the second community get a free ride?

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Next question, Rosemary regulations do not have to be recorded to be enforceable.

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When I started practicing so past the bar in 1979, the somewhere in the eighties, I think I came up with the idea, but could have been anybody who knows I could also say my parents were on the Mayflower, but the the we started the all agreeing the Condominium.

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Attorneys, which is pretty sharing group, and a lot of colleaguesiality, and the consensus.

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Was. Well, if you record the rules and regulations, then it’s not to the world as to what they say.

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So somebody buying or renting take subject to them.

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If you pass rules and regulations, your documents don’t require record and record.

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Anyway, and they the other thing, although there was one.

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It’s this constructive notice because it’s public racket and 2.

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It’s you could place it on the Ur Portal what the rest of the kind of men and documents, and give it as a package to owners, whether it’s a fee for that or not.

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They? Yeah, I say, a lot of questions are coming in on.

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I guess my use of machines for anything invented after 1970.

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I was just informed that it’s rarely called the Fb.

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But thanks. So thank you. We have Jake.

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Barley’s fancy new words. Next one Jake.

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Chat. Gbc. Will tell us also, and I know we’re getting close to the hour.

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But type Celtics are any questions on the Chat Celtics, or any questions you have a chance to win.

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Not the Jersey, but you have a chance to win 2 Celtics tickets for next Wednesday against the Portland trailblazers.

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So type in Celtics type in a question. And you’re eligible.

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Next question. Fiduciary duties, in the absence of an association’s boards of an association’s boards the unit owners have any fiduciary duties.

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Unit owners do not have fiduciary responsibilities.

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The Board has to the fiduciary duties to the unit orders to act in good faith.

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The best interests of the unit owners and exercise do care and diligence, and carrying out your duties for the community for the betterment of the community.

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So you’re gonna act above yourself. Self self-interest in dealing with the association and the unit owners directly.

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Okay. I say that there’s a shout out from Rob Rob Ansel of the famous Condominium firm of Perkins and Ansel.

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We’re looking to change it to Ansel and Perkins.

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But that’s been a fight over the decades.

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But his comment was, Go, Jake!

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Oh! Hey! And if it lets, I’m I’m gonna make a on the Fly amendment to the Celtics, if you can’t make it to next Wednesday, we also have Celtics tickets for April fifth against the Toronto raptors could

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be fighting for that first place seat at that point. So what’ll leave that option open if you can’t make it to the Wednesday event?

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Only if you can’t make it, though, don’t abuse it.

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Yeah, and yeah, and Jake and push sports, because he loves them, is very knowledgeable about them.

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And I, Governor, has a much versus the president of the Ncaa.

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For college, for college sports. I like pushing education.

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So my comment on the fiduciary duty is unit known as the often too often that we represent all of them.

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And the yeah, we don’t. Your attorney represents the Association acting through its board.

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They? It is not a true democracy where owners vote on every issue that comes up, and it certainly isn’t something where 100 unknown is can call, for example, me and say, Well, you’re my attorney, and this is what I think that is not the case so don’t confused.

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Fiduciary duty, to the loyalty of duty, to the Association, implying anything about representing any particular unit owner.

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Yep, yep. And yeah, that it’s based on specifically how the statutes are worded as fiduciary duty and the legal press event is it’s a special relationship between the board and the unit owners.

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And yeah, this usually involves kickbacks, abuses of power, things like that where it seems like the board is acting for a personal gain over the interests of the unit owners.

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Okay, if I get to the management rackets very quick, like there are 3 ways to do this in the olden days unit.

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On requested rackets under the statue in Massachusetts.

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They’re open to inspection at the office where the records are capped.

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You can charge a reasonable cost for the for copies on the some who believe they can charge administrative fee as well, so you could have somebody come to your office, go through the box, tag what they want photography and and charge them the other way that this could be done is that

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they could. Some of these documents, like the make, the kind of minimum documents to be on your portal, and then the third option, which a lot of managers like these days is condo, search and home-wise put various documents, even including with buying and selling units that can

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be purchased, and it’s all done electronically and it’s a very speedy method for getting the records.

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The there’s a cost for it, but the bottom line is no matter.

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One of the 3 ways or any others that you come up with.

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You do have the right to rackage, but I mean Massachusetts if it’s condominium, it’s very specific items.

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It’s the kind of minimum documents, minutes, financial statements and contract.

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It is not every record or every communication on emails I read a good article, but Moriarty of Moriarty Troy, and Malloy about jam email communications or tax communications were court ordered.

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They all be. They’re shown, and they had been destroyed.

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It’s called Stoliation and those are possibilities of litigation, and there was a possibility of litigation. The quote wasn’t a kind of minimum case, but the court ruled that you can’t destroy tax than emails one suggestion that I think i’ve mentioned to

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others before is consider getting domain. Name, what the name of the Condominium, or maybe the name of the management company.

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If you can break it into a separate portals, so that, or even a group chat so that, or even a group chat, so that, or even a group chat, so that off board communications so that, or even they group chat so that or even they group chat so that off board communications with the manager and

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attorneys, and all that is all in one place versus in your personal email, a business email.

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The concern is, God knows what might be in your personal email and business emails.

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But you probably don’t want the world to know and business emails, but you probably don’t want the world to know.

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And I heard this answer from somebody who uses duck, duck!

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Go. Yeah, which keeps searches. Visit is you don’t wanna put so anything in emails that you would that would shock and you’d get scolded by your grandmother if she saw them or that would get you in trouble legally. So be careful.

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With what you say through communications, and don’t avoid meetings that are supposed to be.

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If the meetings are supposed to be open, which in Florida is not the case.

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There was also a question by David Abel. I should have a question by somebody.

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Yeah, about town roads. Wow, check to the screen on it.

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And the you should have insurance for that.

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You could probably create a Mini Homeowner Association.

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But first talk to your own homeowners, carrier, and see if their coverage could be expanded to protect you.

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If there’s a lawsuit for, say, a slip and fall, but, damn it, show a vehicle, cause the potholes are kind of a accident because of the allegations she didn’t plow properly, but at least have insurance consider of many

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associated. Jake, do you have a.

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Yeah, that is the end. Again, type in Celtics, or an answer or a question in the chat.

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I just wanted to go back to the management records question.

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We? I dealt with an arbitration down here and basically rule that the unit owner could get almost every email from the property manager and boards email accounts.

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Unfortunately, yeah. And as Steve mentioned the, it’s a good practice to coming up with one domain to centralize all of the emails.

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For this example, in the arbitration, they basically ruled that property man, the property manager’s personal email, the emails from that account, we’re going to be able to be reviewed by public record request which is not ideal because he had included some a boxes and boxes of personal

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emails. It was printed out so we had to go through and figure out what we were gonna deem as privileged.

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And that was that was so.

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Just best practice. Try to get a centralized domain for your community.

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Rather that.

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In that that may be difficult, to. I don’t know how manage it.

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Manages can set up sub accounts under the management company name, but my concern would be, I don’t want to have manageages to not have to set up a 100 separate kind of minimum domains, so if it can be done under the management company with sub private private groups, or if

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we’re gonna be done just by. However, you would do like group chat the so all the communications are there.

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But the managers probably have some ideas in terms of how can this be done without a being overly unwilly?

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Oops. I just accidentally got out of the slide show.

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But yeah.

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Looks like it looks like it looks like I’ve aged in the last hour.

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So. No, that was a it ended up being not a Marcus hour, but a Marcus. 70 min.

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So you got a little overtime and 3 3 extra 10 min from us again.

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Thank you. Type. Celtics type in your questions.

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If we didn’t get them to to them today, which we got a lot of great questions.

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There’s plenty in the chat that look awesome, that we’re gonna get to dig into and get you kind of specified answers there’s plenty in the chat that look awesome that we’re gonna get to dig into and give you kind of specified type in

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Celtics type in any more questions you have, and you, if you type in Celtics or a question, you have an opportunity to win Celtic tickets for either next Wednesday.

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Mark eighth or April fifth.

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Alright! I they and I’ll end with it’s we’re about 10 days away from changing the clocks to get an extra hour of sunlight, which I think should be all 12 months.

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We’re close to St. Patrick’s Day, Saint Patrick was the saints.

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After that, and the Red Sox opener is gonna be in April.

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So Jake doesn’t feel bad that we’re we all are.

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Gonna get snow in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, cause he’s in sunny Florida.

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Live in the thanks everybody sorry for, as usual, talking too much.

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Thanks. Everyone have a good weekend, and we will see you all next month, and we’ll follow up with other answers.

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That we didn’t get to.

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And come up with topics. If you think there should be another type of format.

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Yeah, we’ll accept any feedback you can let us how bad we were. That’d be.

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That’d be awesome.

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Well, the only feedback I got was dear friend again from California, who said, yeah, that he wrote the webinar.

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But yeah, Jake was a much better public speaker, and all I did was sums, and whatever so someday, I want to be, Jake.

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But who doesn’t? Bye, I’ll have a great weekend.

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Have a great weekend, though.


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