New Construction Condos: What is the Implied Warranty of Habitability?
Purchasing a new construction condominium can be an exciting proposition. Generally speaking, a developer will provide an express written warranty to the purchaser of a new condominium unit that covers defective construction within the unit. However,
One of the most overlooked obligations of a condominium developer is the payment of proportionate share of expenses to the condominium association. This is likely due to the fact that condominium associations frequently confuse the terms “assessments” and “proportionate share of expenses.” This article will
Kevin Hirzel, Kayleigh Long and Joe Wloszek of Hirzel Law, PLC represented the Charles E. Phyle Restated Revocable Trust
In Charles E Phyle Restated Revocable Trust v Scheppe Investments, et. al., unpublished opinion of the Court of Appeals, issued April 22, 2021 (Docket No.
Every Michigan condominium association goes through a transition in which control of the board of directors is transferred from developer control to co-owner control. In many condominium associations, it is not uncommon for a developer to attempt to retain control of all positions on the
Kevin Hirzel, Brandan Hallaq, Kayleigh Long and Joe Wloszek of Hirzel Law, PLC represented the Cove Creek Condominium Association in this case.
In Cove Creek Condo Ass'n v Vistal Land & Home Dev, LLC, __ Mich App __; __ NW2d __(2019), issued December 19, 2019 (Docket
In Michigan, condominium developers are required to provide several documents to prospective purchasers of a condominium. Pursuant to MCL 559.106, “Developer” is defined as “a person engaged in the business of developing a condominium project as provided in this act”. In addition to original developers,