Definition : Common portion - Deed of sale

Contract by which the syndicate of co-owners (seller) transfers the ownership of a common portion to another person (purchaser) in return for a price paid in cash  that the latter undertakes to pay. The sale can only affect one element of the common portions  (for example: a part of the back yard of the immovable) because without common portions, a divided co-ownership cannot exist. In addition, such a sale usually involves the creation of one or more new lots, so that the element sold is individualized.

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Question: During our last general meeting of co-owners, the president of the board of directors suggested to sell a parcel of land located in the backyard of our immovable. According to him, the amount that we could receive would allow to replenish the contingency fund. Can you tell me if that is possible? If this is the case, I would like to know who has the authority to make this decision.
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 The resolutions of the General Meeting of the co-owners require complex calculations in order to determine whether a the required majority has been reached. To do so, you must make sure that the register of co-owners is up to date, and that the compilation of votes is done according to the relative value specific to each fraction. This reduces the risk of contestation of an adopted resolution. That said, some decisions have extremely important consequences for all co-owners so the requirements in terms of majorities are then higher. For this reason, the law imposes three levels of majority: absolute, enhanced and double majority, depending on the importance of the decision to be taken.
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