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Q. My husband and I love our current condo but with a growing family need some additional space. We live in a six unit condo building where all six units are identical (each have 2 bedrooms and 2 baths). We are interested in purchasing the unit next door from an owner who currently rents and recombining the two units into one 3 bedroom/3 bath and one 1 bedroom/1 bath.

Q. My condo building turned over from the developer in 2007, all gut rehabs. We have eight residential units and two commercial spaces. The current condo board president owns one of the commercial units and recently purchased the second commercial unit and a residential unit. He told the other owners at the last board meeting that his wish is to eventually buy everyone out and rent out the units.

Q. I keep hearing about reverse mortgages. Would my condo qualify for a reverse mortgage and what are the benefits?

Q. An owner in our building has a tenant who has a contract to purchase the unit on a "rent to own" basis. Since the tenant is not yet legally an owner, can she be responsible for voting on the board members or even serving on the board herself?

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