9781316145487 (ebook) 9781107093898 (hardback)
Common core of European private law.
This is the first comprehensive comparative treatment of condominium (apartment ownership, commonhold, horizontal property) law in 21 European jurisdictions. This book explores the genesis of condominium law in Europe and in each of the jurisdictions represented and the use made of the condominium format to structure residential, commercial, industrial and tourist condominiums. It examines the establishment of condominiums, basic condominium concepts and the role by-laws play in establishing harmony in a condominium. Included are ten case studies, which illustrate a variety of factual scenarios and focus on providing legal solutions to practical cases. The scenarios include, amongst others, the legal consequences of a sale of apartments from building plans; restrictions on the sale and letting of apartments; the keeping of pets and the conduct of a profession (such as a medical practice) in an apartment; the sanctions against defaulters of contributions; and the requirements for undertaking maintenance and improvements.
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Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Genesis of condominium Comparative survey of jurisdictions represented The many faces of condominiums Establishment and basic condominium concepts Case 2 : restrictions on sale and letting of apartments Case 3 : who is responsible for maintenance? Case 4 : my apartment is my castle, leave me alone! Case 5 : how does one deal with the assessment defaulter? Case 6 : how does one deal with an obnoxious owner? Case 7 : no more rules please! Case 8 : are all resolutions binding? Case 9 : "we, the tenants in a condominium scheme, want more rights!" Case 10 : the condominium scheme needs a face lift Recent developments.