How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Tina Your Own Question
Tina, Lawyer
Category: Real Estate Law
Satisfied Customers: 5436
Experience:  17 years of legal experience including real estate law.
Type Your Real Estate Law Question Here...
Tina is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I am the owner of a condominium. The HOA has been knocking

Customer Question

I am the owner of a condominium. The HOA has been knocking on my tenants door without prior notice to me or them and accessing my deck and patio via ladder to address a leak in the unit below me. When I asked to be warned, this was his response
"The HOA has right of access to all units, and patios."
I don't believe this to be true. Am I right. Condominiums are private residences, right?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Alex Esquire replied 6 months ago.
Hello. My name is***** am a US licensed attorney and I will be happy to answer your question.I am sorry to hear about this unfortunate situation.Please note, I cannot comment on your specific situation, as this services is only limited to general information and for any legal advice / legal service you should contact your local attorney.Was there an actual leak coming from your condo unit into unit below you?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Possibly. But a general contractor stated the leak is probably coming from under my patio/deck. Now the HOA manager has his brother looking into the situation and showing up without notice.
Expert:  Alex Esquire replied 6 months ago.
Thank you for your follow up.Did you review your HOA / Condo Association rules and whether the rules allow HOA / COA to access condo unit in case of some type of repair / leak issue?

Related Real Estate Law Questions