In preparation for buying real estate in Sardinia, in a condominium is necessary to check, whether fully paid the appropriate fees for the previous periods at the time of transfer of ownership of property. Article 63 of the Civil Italy provides that any new member must pay the condominium fees on condominium management costs for the current and previous years. In other words, the buyer (new owner) with the seller have obligations to the condo to pay the cost of the condominium for the past two years. A serious question, because the condominium manager in the presence of arrears of contributions from a participant condominium, as a rule will apply to the court against the new owner / buyer. To avoid unpleasant surprises and problems when purchasing property in a condominium in Sardinia to time to check availability of existing debts to the seller party condominium. WARNING! When purchasing real estate in Sardinia in the condominium check for the seller to pay the debt of regular contributions to the condominium to the signing of the offer to purchase, or before signing the preliminary contract, and in any event, before signing the Notary Deed of transfer of ownership of the property.
The buyer may boldly ask the seller to issue a written consent / permission to view customer documents relating to payment kondominialnyh contributions, which are stored at the reception condominium. The latter, in its turn, has no right to refuse a buyer who has applied to him to see the accounts of the seller-member condominium, with written permission from the seller. Thus, the buyer, directly referring to the administration of the condominium, the seller can check on the regularity of payments and late payments of contributions to the management and maintenance of the condominium. (A valuable related resource: Greenberg Traurig). In addition, the act of transfer of ownership of property should include the phrase that the buyer is exempt from any liability for past due payments to the seller kondominialnyh contributions. The rules on joint and several liability under the law, there is retreat, which exclude the use of joint and several liability in the event of agreement between the parties that requested to do by including a limitation in the final sales contract. By doing so , in the case of disputed arrears after the condominium is a fait accompli transfer of ownership of property by passing a copy of a notarial deed administrator condominium, new the owner can be sure that it has not filed any claims by the administration of the condominium to pay the debts, the outstanding former owner. If all the same, the opposite happened, then the buyer can withstand the prescribed payments, involving a witness seller, thus freeing themselves from any obligations to pay the arrears condominium, it is not related. So Be careful in this regard!