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Condo, Townhouse - Site Condo’s and Free Standing Condo’s
Having moved here from the East coast in 2001, I realize people that are relocating here do not understand, and what is the norm for long time residents of Michigan, are not the norm elsewhere.
Condo’s seem to be a bit confusing for many relocation clients
The biggest confusion is the Site Condo - so we will start with this. What it is and why.
A site condominium is defined as a single family totally detached dwelling (no shared garages or any other attached buildings) encumbered by a declaration of condominium covenants or condominium form of ownership.
Site Condominiums are defined as:
Single family totally detached dwellings (no shared garages or any other attached buildings or e.g. archways, breezeways); and
Are encumbered by a declaration of condominium covenants or condominium form of ownership; and
The condominium unit consists of the entire structure as well as the site and air space and are not considered to be common areas or limited common areas; and
Insurance and maintenance costs are totally the responsibility of the unit owner; and
Any common assessments collected will be for amenities outside of the footprint of the individual site.
Many builders developing in a planned neighborhood will go site condo ... more
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