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budget? How much capital in reserve? Are the buildings concrete and masonry or wood-frame? How is the sound attenuation between units? Are there any “upcharges” on operating costs?

 

- Ask for references from residents (exclude board members) and from residents that have sold their units. Here are some horror stories at http://bit.ly/2IHjp8D to provide an incentive to take all these tips seriously.

 

Richard Montgomery is the author of “House Money - An Insider’s Secrets to Saving Thousands When You Buy or Sell a Home.” He advocates industry reform and offers readers unbiased real estate advice. Follow him on Twitter at @dearmonty, or find him at DearMonty.com.