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i have a condo in maine i rent to friends/family condo

i have a condo in...
i have a condo in maine i rent to friends/family
condo assc tells me i cant ,,,

they rent to phone inquires and walk in people as well as advertise
they do have a hotel licence.....
condo rules DO say all rentals must be approved by board......but why dont theirs have to be ?they say i have to use their rental program..they charge 40% commission and no guarentee of renting ....
this is a mixed use   whole owners/timeshare owners/and hotel rentals.....btw these arw weekly rentals im taling about     they do rent yr round to the public
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If the association is selectively enforcing the bylaws, that is illegal and you could sue to have the bylaw stricken because of its selective enforcement.

 

My suggestion is that you contact a local attorney about what they're doing and have him/her represent you at the next board meeting.

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Customer reply replied 7 years ago

that is my plan

and by them renting to walk ins and the erneral public with no board ""approvel" that is selective inforcement i assume

i assume i should not look for a lawyer in the town pop 40,000 and go ""outside " of area ??

Yes, that's probably a good idea to find an attorney from a neighboring town to make sure he/she isn't tainted and has your best interests at heart.
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