RSS condolegal 2022-09-25T06:01:50+0000 Zend_Feed_Writer http://en.condolegal.com/ condolegal contact@condolegal.com http://www.condolegal.com <![CDATA[Capping the minimum contribution to the self-insurance fund at $100,000 (coming into force)]]> August 27, 2022 — On June 22, 2022, the Government of Quebec published in the Gazette officielle du Québec a regulation amending the Regulation to establish various measures in matters of divided co-ownership insurance. The by-law amends the terms and conditions for establishing the minimum contribution to the self-insurance fund of an immovable held in divided co-ownership so that a contribution bringing the balance of the fund to more than $100,000 may be reduced. Nevertheless, a syndicate of co-owners may always decide to deposit in the auto insurance fund an amount greater than this amount, and this, according to its financial forecasts.

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2022-08-27T17:21:00+0000 2022-08-27T19:03:37+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/insurance/news/3220-capping-minimum-contribution-self-insurance-fund-at-$100,000 August 27, 2022 — On June 22, 2022, the Government of Quebec published in the Gazette officielle du Québec a regulation amending the Regulation to establish various measures in matters of divided co-ownership insurance. The by-law amends the terms and conditions for establishing the minimum contribution to the self-insurance fund of an immovable held in divided co-ownership so that a contribution bringing the balance of the fund to more than $100,000 may be reduced. Nevertheless, a syndicate of co-owners may always decide to deposit in the auto insurance fund an amount greater than this amount, and this, according to its financial forecasts.
<![CDATA[Neighbourhood disturbances: olfactory nuisances (odours)]]> New co-owners have recently moved in. They cook a lot, a lot, with a lot of spices and other condiments. As soon as it gets out of the elevator an intense smell runs through the entire corridor. It is unbearable. Question: Is there a regulation/section of law regarding this inconvenience?

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2022-08-13T17:43:00+0000 2022-08-26T19:35:53+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/your-rights/questions-answers/3218-neighbourhood-disturbances-olfactory-nuisances-odours New co-owners have recently moved in. They cook a lot, a lot, with a lot of spices and other condiments. As soon as it gets out of the elevator an intense smell runs through the entire corridor. It is unbearable. Question: Is there a regulation/section of law regarding this inconvenience?
<![CDATA[Let's talk about psychological harassment (2/2)]]> August 14, 2022 - The phenomenon of psychological harassment in the workplace is increasingly reported and publicized. It manifests itself in many forms through intimidating, vexing and inappropriate behaviors. This scourge of society is being fought, wherever it occurs. No one can hide behind any legal status, including that of co-ownership. A syndicate of co-owners, as an employer, must take reasonable steps to prevent any form of psychological harassment among its employees and, when such conduct is brought to its attention, to put an end to it.

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2022-08-13T09:00:00+0000 2022-08-17T14:21:41+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/management/chronicles/richard-lecouffe/897-talk-about-psychological-harassment-2 August 14, 2022 - The phenomenon of psychological harassment in the workplace is increasingly reported and publicized. It manifests itself in many forms through intimidating, vexing and inappropriate behaviors. This scourge of society is being fought, wherever it occurs. No one can hide behind any legal status, including that of co-ownership. A syndicate of co-owners, as an employer, must take reasonable steps to prevent any form of psychological harassment among its employees and, when such conduct is brought to its attention, to put an end to it.
<![CDATA[Co-ownership: Doing justice to yourself ]]> We would like to know what our rights are with respect to the members of the board of directors. We asked them on more than one occasion, a copy of the minutes of our last meeting of co-owners (which took place three months ago). Under article 1102.1 of the Civil Code of Quebec, the board of directors must send the co-owners the minutes of any meeting of the co-owners within 30 days of the meeting. Despite these demands, the directors turn a deaf ear. We have decided to stop paying our common expenses until we get what we are asking for. Question: But is it okay to have to make such a request every time the board does not give us a follow-up?

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2022-08-06T20:13:00+0000 2022-08-10T14:20:56+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/your-rights/questions-answers/3217-co-ownership-doing-justice-to-yourself We would like to know what our rights are with respect to the members of the board of directors. We asked them on more than one occasion, a copy of the minutes of our last meeting of co-owners (which took place three months ago). Under article 1102.1 of the Civil Code of Quebec, the board of directors must send the co-owners the minutes of any meeting of the co-owners within 30 days of the meeting. Despite these demands, the directors turn a deaf ear. We have decided to stop paying our common expenses until we get what we are asking for. Question: But is it okay to have to make such a request every time the board does not give us a follow-up?
<![CDATA[Co-ownership for two: risks of blockages inherent in decision-making ]]> We are only two co-owners and directors. When I arrived a year ago, there was no management of the co-ownership, no assembly. I have held two meetings for a year and informed the other co-owner of the legislation in terms of co-ownership and the existence of the declaration of co-ownership, the latter having no notion on this subject. In addition, a year ago, I told him that his balcony needed to be repaired since it was flowing (rust) on my patio. Each co-owner must see to the maintenance of the balcony and patio. He mentioned to me that he was aware that it had been in this state for at least 4 years. I was afraid that the balcony would collapse this winter with the weight of the snow. We are the two signatories on the account. Therefore, I could not undertake the work on behalf of the syndicate. Questions: What can I do to require the work to be done quickly? Send him a formal notice ? I may no longer have his collaboration at all, which is already difficult.

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2022-08-05T18:50:00+0000 2022-08-10T13:00:13+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/your-rights/questions-answers/3216-co-ownership-for-two-risks-of-blockages We are only two co-owners and directors. When I arrived a year ago, there was no management of the co-ownership, no assembly. I have held two meetings for a year and informed the other co-owner of the legislation in terms of co-ownership and the existence of the declaration of co-ownership, the latter having no notion on this subject. In addition, a year ago, I told him that his balcony needed to be repaired since it was flowing (rust) on my patio. Each co-owner must see to the maintenance of the balcony and patio. He mentioned to me that he was aware that it had been in this state for at least 4 years. I was afraid that the balcony would collapse this winter with the weight of the snow. We are the two signatories on the account. Therefore, I could not undertake the work on behalf of the syndicate. Questions: What can I do to require the work to be done quickly? Send him a formal notice ? I may no longer have his collaboration at all, which is already difficult.
<![CDATA[Let's talk about psychological harassment (1/2)]]>

August 2, 2022- As important players in a co-ownership, employees of a syndicate of co-owners ensure its proper functioning by performing various services expected by residents. The syndicate is thus "the employer", responsible for the safety and health of its employee. Since 2004, the Act respecting labour standards provides that every employee has the right to a work environment free from all forms of psychological harassment. For example, in the event of a dispute caused by a co-owner who exerts regular pressure on the concierge or the doorman, the syndicate must take the necessary measures. If the emplyee files a complaint of harassment, the co-ownership may be held liable for the actions of one of its members.

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2022-08-02T09:00:00+0000 2022-08-17T14:20:18+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/management/chronicles/richard-lecouffe/876-talk-about-psychological-harassment-1 August 2, 2022- As important players in a co-ownership, employees of a syndicate of co-owners ensure its proper functioning by performing various services expected by residents. The syndicate is thus "the employer", responsible for the safety and health of its employee. Since 2004, the Act respecting labour standards provides that every employee has the right to a work environment free from all forms of psychological harassment. For example, in the event of a dispute caused by a co-owner who exerts regular pressure on the concierge or the doorman, the syndicate must take the necessary measures. If the emplyee files a complaint of harassment, the co-ownership may be held liable for the actions of one of its members.
<![CDATA[Permission for children to play in common portions of the co-ownership]]>

I am a co-owner in a co-ownership in phases of 10 syndicates of co-owners who share a grassy lot in common part. Until the arrival of young children in the condos the space was not very busy. Currently it is the regular meeting place for children and their parents (end of the day during the week and weekends depending on the temperature). The temporary installation of inflatable games and water games (stored after each use) attracts several children from the neighborhood and consequently increases the noise level. Many homeowners who live nearby complain about the noise and use of this space. In our declaration of co-ownership, it is mentioned that the tranquility of all co-owners must be respected.

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2022-07-24T09:15:00+0000 2022-08-07T14:15:48+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/your-rights/questions-answers/3215-permission-children-to play-in-common-portions-of-the-co-ownership I am a co-owner in a co-ownership in phases of 10 syndicates of co-owners who share a grassy lot in common part. Until the arrival of young children in the condos the space was not very busy. Currently it is the regular meeting place for children and their parents (end of the day during the week and weekends depending on the temperature). The temporary installation of inflatable games and water games (stored after each use) attracts several children from the neighborhood and consequently increases the noise level. Many homeowners who live nearby complain about the noise and use of this space. In our declaration of co-ownership, it is mentioned that the tranquility of all co-owners must be respected.
<![CDATA[Quarrelsomeness and abuse of procedure in divided co-ownership: what about it?]]> Life in co-ownership is like a micro-society where disputes are omnipresent. Many conflicts are neighborhood quarrels, which are usually settled with civility. However, it happens that some disputes are fueled by co-owners thirsty for justice who will want to assert their rights in court at all costs. This is why divided co-ownership is not immune to quarrelsome litigants who multiply legal recourses to redress real or fictitious damage. They usually represent themselves alone in court. They show stubbornness and narcissism by systematically trying to have indirectly what cannot be obtained directly.

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2022-05-16T09:51:00+0000 2022-05-19T20:52:07+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/your-rights/factsheets/3205-quarrelsomeness-abuse-procedure-divided-co-ownership Life in co-ownership is like a micro-society where disputes are omnipresent. Many conflicts are neighborhood quarrels, which are usually settled with civility. However, it happens that some disputes are fueled by co-owners thirsty for justice who will want to assert their rights in court at all costs. This is why divided co-ownership is not immune to quarrelsome litigants who multiply legal recourses to redress real or fictitious damage. They usually represent themselves alone in court. They show stubbornness and narcissism by systematically trying to have indirectly what cannot be obtained directly.
<![CDATA[Surfside: 997 million $ for victims of condo tower collapse]]> 8-copropriete-condoMay 14, 2022 — On the night of June 24, 2021, a high-rise apartment building, located on the northern edge of Miami Beach, partially collapsed. This tragedy, which claimed nearly 100 victims, aroused fear and horror. The destruction of Champlain Towers South, a 12-storey tower built in 1981 and held in divided co-ownership, led to a class action lawsuit involving several defendants, including the developer and contractors of a nearby construction project. According to the plaintiffs, the construction of another condo tower in 2016 generated vibrations and contributed to the collapse of the building by destabilizing its foundations. Other defendants included building professionals (architects and engineers) who had been hired by the co-property, as well as the town of Surfside itself.

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2022-05-14T11:55:00+0000 2022-06-02T23:58:03+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/insurance/news/3203-Surfside-997-millions-for-victims-of-condo-tower-collapse May 14, 2022 — On the night of June 24, 2021, a high-rise apartment building, located on the northern edge of Miami Beach, partially collapsed. This tragedy, which claimed nearly 100 victims, aroused fear and horror. The destruction of Champlain Towers South, a 12-storey tower built in 1981 and held in divided co-ownership, led to a class action lawsuit involving several defendants, including the developer and contractors of a nearby construction project. According to the plaintiffs, the construction of another condo tower in 2016 generated vibrations and contributed to the collapse of the building by destabilizing its foundations. Other defendants included building professionals (architects and engineers) who had been hired by the co-property, as well as the town of Surfside itself.
<![CDATA[Awarding a construction contract : be careful!]]> May 3, 2022- The duty of maintenance and conservation of the building that falls to the administrators of a co-ownership involves one day doing business with construction contractors. Whether it is to replace the roof, renovate the entrance hall or repair brick siding and masonry, it is important to be vigilant when awarding such contracts, given their often very high costs.

As agents of the syndicate, directors must act with caution, in order to protect the interests of the community of co-owners. This translates into various rules that should be followed, especially when the work is important:

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2022-05-03T09:00:00+0000 2022-08-26T18:31:37+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/work/chronicles/richard-lecouffe/1466-awarding-construction-contract-be-careful May 3, 2022- The duty of maintenance and conservation of the building that falls to the administrators of a co-ownership involves one day doing business with construction contractors. Whether it is to replace the roof, renovate the entrance hall or repair brick siding and masonry, it is important to be vigilant when awarding such contracts, given their often very high costs. As agents of the syndicate, directors must act with caution, in order to protect the interests of the community of co-owners. This translates into various rules that should be followed, especially when the work is important:
<![CDATA[Maintenance, renovation or construction contracts in co-ownership]]> To maintain the common portions of the co-ownership and ensure the preservation of the immovable, it is necessary for the syndicate to subscribe to a certain number of maintenance or construction contracts. As the representative of the syndicate of co-owners, it is the board of directors that generally has the power to subscribe to all the contracts of the co-ownership. To manage costs and determine the obligations of each, it is essential for directors to distinguish the main types of contracts. This fact sheet provides an update on the most common contracts in this area, namely the lump sum contract, the cost-plus contract and the flat-rate unit price contract.

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2022-05-02T12:31:00+0000 2022-08-26T18:00:03+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/work/factsheets/3202-maintenance,-renovation-construction-contracts-co-ownership To maintain the common portions of the co-ownership and ensure the preservation of the immovable, it is necessary for the syndicate to subscribe to a certain number of maintenance or construction contracts. As the representative of the syndicate of co-owners, it is the board of directors that generally has the power to subscribe to all the contracts of the co-ownership. To manage costs and determine the obligations of each, it is essential for directors to distinguish the main types of contracts. This fact sheet provides an update on the most common contracts in this area, namely the lump sum contract, the cost-plus contract and the flat-rate unit price contract.
<![CDATA[The management of the vote in a meeting of co-owners]]>

Question: In a recently held general assembly, the chairman handed out post-it notes and asked the owners to write their unit number along with 5 members of their choice to the board of directors. ( CA comprises 5 members). This is the first time I've seen anything like this happen. Usually, the owners will vote only for those candidates they consider suitable to hold a position on the board, whether they may be one or whatever number up to 5. But not necessarily 5 in this case. is the chairman's action acceptable? If not, can we ask for a new vote be taken by secret ballot.

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2022-04-28T23:00:00+0000 2022-09-20T09:13:38+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/syndicate/questions-answers/3201-management-of-the-vote-in-a-meeting-of-co-owners Question: In a recently held general assembly, the chairman handed out post-it notes and asked the owners to write their unit number along with 5 members of their choice to the board of directors. ( CA comprises 5 members). This is the first time I've seen anything like this happen. Usually, the owners will vote only for those candidates they consider suitable to hold a position on the board, whether they may be one or whatever number up to 5. But not necessarily 5 in this case. is the chairman's action acceptable? If not, can we ask for a new vote be taken by secret ballot.
<![CDATA[Common expenses: what your real estate broker has a duty to do or say]]> I want to know how the condo fees (common expenses) appearing in the ads of real estate agencies are established. These are not constant and put a doubt in the minds of those who want to buy in condominiums. Question: Is there a uniform directive in real estate agencies in this area? What advice should a real estate broker give to his client when he assists him in completing the form of the declaration of seller ? Some vendors report all costs, others report only current expenses (e.g., maintenance, operation and administration expenses of common portions). These two ways of doing things can vary the amount of condo fees by 300%, which can represent significant amounts for a buyer.

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2022-04-25T13:04:00+0000 2022-04-26T12:32:05+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/purchase/questions-answers/3200-common-expenses-what-your-real-estate-broker-has-a-duty-to-do-or-say I want to know how the condo fees (common expenses) appearing in the ads of real estate agencies are established. These are not constant and put a doubt in the minds of those who want to buy in condominiums. Question: Is there a uniform directive in real estate agencies in this area? What advice should a real estate broker give to his client when he assists him in completing the form of the declaration of seller ? Some vendors report all costs, others report only current expenses (e.g., maintenance, operation and administration expenses of common portions). These two ways of doing things can vary the amount of condo fees by 300%, which can represent significant amounts for a buyer.
<![CDATA[Wassim Hamdy]]>

Wassim Hamdy

During his university studies, Wassim participated in several parliamentary simulations such as those of the European Parliament (SPECQUE) and the Quebec Youth Parliament. These multiple experiences have allowed him to develop listening, analysis and negotiation skills that he puts to good use in the files he is responsible for.

With a dual African and North American culture and a good command of French, English and Arabic, Wassim is involved in international projects within the firm. He contributed to a comparative study of laws in the context of a project in North Africa. All these assets put him in a good position to accompany our clients in their African affairs.

Young, dynamic and enthusiastic lawyer, Wassim is very much appreciated by his clients as well as by his colleagues for his voluntarism, his quality of listening and his professional thoroughness.

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2022-04-24T07:55:00+0000 2022-06-06T13:46:09+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/condolegal/chroniclers/3199-wassim-hamdy During his university studies, Wassim participated in several parliamentary simulations such as those of the European Parliament (SPECQUE) and the Quebec Youth Parliament. These multiple experiences have allowed him to develop listening, analysis and negotiation skills that he puts to good use in the files he is responsible for. With a dual African and North American culture and a good command of French, English and Arabic, Wassim is involved in international projects within the firm. He contributed to a comparative study of laws in the context of a project in North Africa. All these assets put him in a good position to accompany our clients in their African affairs. Young, dynamic and enthusiastic lawyer, Wassim is very much appreciated by his clients as well as by his colleagues for his voluntarism, his quality of listening and his professional thoroughness.
<![CDATA[ Volunteer participation of co-owners or occupants in the maintenance of the building]]>

Questions : Can co-owners or occupants of the building be authorized by the board of directors to carry out voluntary work (such as painting the corridors, washing the windows, laying out a small gravel path, etc.), in short, limiting the number of contractors for the maintenance of the building, and this to save several thousand dollars each year? And if this is possible, what are the consequences? When it comes to liability insurance, is this type of risk covered? In terms of occupational health and safety, does this type of activity entail risks for the syndicate? And in the event of an accident, what are the consequences for our volunteers?

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2022-04-20T11:02:00+0000 2022-05-02T12:09:31+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/work/questions-answers/3196- volunteer-participation-maintenance-building Questions : Can co-owners or occupants of the building be authorized by the board of directors to carry out voluntary work (such as painting the corridors, washing the windows, laying out a small gravel path, etc.), in short, limiting the number of contractors for the maintenance of the building, and this to save several thousand dollars each year? And if this is possible, what are the consequences? When it comes to liability insurance, is this type of risk covered? In terms of occupational health and safety, does this type of activity entail risks for the syndicate? And in the event of an accident, what are the consequences for our volunteers?
<![CDATA[Duties and obligations ]]> The law does not establish an exhaustive list of the duties and obligations that the members of the board of directors must assume. It is the declaration of co-ownership (constituting act of the co-ownership) and certain articles of the Civil Code of Québec which, for the most part, determine them. Furthermore, the administrators are considered to be agents of the syndicate. Directors must therefore act within the limits of the powers conferred on them by law and by the declaration of co-ownership. As such, they are required to act with care, diligence, honesty, loyalty, efficiency, fairness, and in the interest of the union.

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2022-03-20T19:56:00+0000 2022-03-21T12:13:59+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/syndicate/factsheets/under-sheets/3186-duties-and-obligations The law does not establish an exhaustive list of the duties and obligations that the members of the board of directors must assume. It is the declaration of co-ownership (constituting act of the co-ownership) and certain articles of the Civil Code of Québec which, for the most part, determine them. Furthermore, the administrators are considered to be agents of the syndicate. Directors must therefore act within the limits of the powers conferred on them by law and by the declaration of co-ownership. As such, they are required to act with care, diligence, honesty, loyalty, efficiency, fairness, and in the interest of the union.
<![CDATA[Condolegal.com has passed the 35,000-member milestone]]> March 21, 2022 — Condolegal.com has passed the 35,000-member milestone. Founded in 1999 by lawyer emeritus and secretary general of the RGCQ, Yves Joli-Coeur, this website has seen a rapid rise. And for good reason, since its directors and stakeholders have made many efforts, in order to make it both attractive and indispensable.

The beginnings were modest. Yves Joli-Coeur patiently fed this site with legal content. This work required several sleepless nights and an investment of time without counting. But as efforts are often rewarded, Condolegal.com vogue on a notoriety and a growing success.

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2022-03-18T08:47:00+0000 2022-03-28T00:35:56+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/condolegal/news/3184-condolegal-35,000-member-mark March 21, 2022 — Condolegal.com has passed the 35,000-member milestone. Founded in 1999 by lawyer emeritus and secretary general of the RGCQ, Yves Joli-Coeur, this website has seen a rapid rise. And for good reason, since its directors and stakeholders have made many efforts, in order to make it both attractive and indispensable. The beginnings were modest. Yves Joli-Coeur patiently fed this site with legal content. This work required several sleepless nights and an investment of time without counting. But as efforts are often rewarded, Condolegal.com vogue on a notoriety and a growing success.
<![CDATA[What You Need to Know About Pre-Acceptance Inspections]]> March 10th 2022 - The pre-acceptance inspection is a critical step in the process of acquiring a new property. A thorough and careful inspection is the best way to protect buyers from any unforeseen issues. In this article, we will tell you everything you need to know about the pre-acceptance inspection of the private portions and common areas of your co-owned property.

http://www.condolegal.com/images/Boutons_encadres/A_retenir.pngLITTLE REMINDER : Let us start by reminding you that in the new co-owned property market, the mandatory guarantee plan administered by Garantie de construction résidentielle (GCR) covers buildings held in divided co-ownership that have no more than four private portions stacked one above the other, as well as detached, semi-detached or row-type single-family houses held in co-ownership. “Condo towers” are not covered by the mandatory guarantee plan.

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2022-03-11T14:24:00+0000 2022-04-06T13:40:15+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/purchase/chronicles/GCR-GCR/3180-pre-acceptance-inspections March 10th 2022 - The pre-acceptance inspection is a critical step in the process of acquiring a new property. A thorough and careful inspection is the best way to protect buyers from any unforeseen issues. In this article, we will tell you everything you need to know about the pre-acceptance inspection of the private portions and common areas of your co-owned property. LITTLE REMINDER : Let us start by reminding you that in the new co-owned property market, the mandatory guarantee plan administered by Garantie de construction résidentielle (GCR) covers buildings held in divided co-ownership that have no more than four private portions stacked one above the other, as well as detached, semi-detached or row-type single-family houses held in co-ownership. “Condo towers” are not covered by the mandatory guarantee plan.
<![CDATA[Jean-Pierre Lannoy]]>

For more than 40 years, Jean-Pierre Lannoy has developed all his professional activity through co-ownership in Belgium, France and Quebec. Author of books he has addressed above all the need to develop all useful processes to prevent conflicts in co-ownership. Jean-Pierre Lannoy is a real estate agent and still holds several legal mandates, including that of provisional administrator. He has been a director of many organizations related to the world of real estate, namely the Belgian Association of Trustees and Administrators of Property (ABSA), the Federation of French-speaking Real Estate Agents of Belgium (FEDERIA) and the Center for Real Estate Studies and Training (CEFIM) of which he is the President. The latter is also a trainer with many organizations (CEFIM – FS 323 – EFP IFAPME – HOMEGRADE – CIRE etc.) involved in co-ownership in Belgium. He is also a speaker and editor of numerous articles and books on the challenges of conventional - dysfunctional co-ownership including co-author of the book Les copropriétés en difficultés ; findings and solutions. A member of the Conseil supérieur des indépendants, he focuses almost exclusively on training and the digitalization of training courses dedicated to the world of real estate.
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2022-02-27T03:52:00+0000 2022-04-17T12:18:01+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/condolegal/chroniclers/3173-jean-pierre-lannoy For more than 40 years, Jean-Pierre Lannoy has developed all his professional activity through co-ownership in Belgium, France and Quebec. Author of books he has addressed above all the need to develop all useful processes to prevent conflicts in co-ownership. Jean-Pierre Lannoy is a real estate agent and still holds several legal mandates, including that of provisional administrator. He has been a director of many organizations related to the world of real estate, namely the Belgian Association of Trustees and Administrators of Property (ABSA), the Federation of French-speaking Real Estate Agents of Belgium (FEDERIA) and the Center for Real Estate Studies and Training (CEFIM) of which he is the President. The latter is also a trainer with many organizations (CEFIM – FS 323 – EFP IFAPME – HOMEGRADE – CIRE etc.) involved in co-ownership in Belgium. He is also a speaker and editor of numerous articles and books on the challenges of conventional - dysfunctional co-ownership including co-author of the book Les copropriétés en difficultés ; findings and solutions. A member of the Conseil supérieur des indépendants, he focuses almost exclusively on training and the digitalization of training courses dedicated to the world of real estate.
<![CDATA[Time limits for keeping documents in the register]]>

February 22, 2022 - The archives of a co-ownership are a set of documents kept being able to manage the building, prove rights or testify to certain activities. I am sometimes asked for how long documents filed in the co-ownership register should be kept by the syndicate. This is a fair question, since the legislator has given no explicit directions on this subject in the Civil Code.

It could be that its silence means, "You must keep everything, permanently !” As far as I am concerned, I rather lean in that direction.

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2022-02-21T16:28:00+0000 2022-05-05T21:21:09+0000 http://en.condolegal.com/management/chronicles/richard-lecouffe/1847-limit-keeping-document-register February 22, 2022 - The archives of a co-ownership are a set of documents kept being able to manage the building, prove rights or testify to certain activities. I am sometimes asked for how long documents filed in the co-ownership register should be kept by the syndicate. This is a fair question, since the legislator has given no explicit directions on this subject in the Civil Code. It could be that its silence means, "You must keep everything, permanently !” As far as I am concerned, I rather lean in that direction.