Q. We are a small condo association and recently someone in our building died and their apartment went into probate.
What are our rights in regard to knowing what's going on with this property, and can we put into our bylaws that we should have right of first refusal to buy it?
A. This is a complicated situation for your association. There are a few things the board can do to help protect the association's interests if there is no longer an owner available to communicate about the property.
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