Is a community pool a "Luxury"

Post reply   Start new thread
:: New - Old :: Old - New

Pages: 1 |

Forum home :: Latest threads :: Search forums
The Comments
03 Nov 2018 17:01 by Jarvi Star rating in Halifax UK. 511 posts Send private message

We own an Apartment on a community of around 150 Apartments. Yje community finances (mostly due to debtors) are only what could be considered dire. The community fees were always too low (due to the developer owning loads of apartments) and now the developer who was also president has stood down. The new administrators have increased the fees by 100% and asked all the owners if they would pay 100 euros to help the finances, we have done this without quibbling. However they had an AGM 3 weeks ago (which I couldn't attend). and decided the way to get more money is to charge 100 euros per year for use of the pool, (if you don't pay you cannot use it), as they deem it to be a luxury. As we only spend around 8 weeks a year at our Apartment and don't use the pool that often, we don't consider this to be fair, but sometimes we take family or friends who do use the pool daily when we are there. Is it legal for the Administrators to do this? When we bought the Apartment it was with communal swimmimg pool.





Like 0      
04 Nov 2018 10:03 by johnzx Star rating in Spain. 4944 posts Send private message

In every situation I have been aware of, the use of a pool has been covered by the statutes (rules) adopted when the community was established.   If that permitted use of the pool without additional charge then that is the legal situation.

  If you check the copy of the statutes you should have (or ask the Admin for a copy) you will see the situation.   Then  'Explain' that to the Admin



_______________________
TO AVOID THE POSSIBILITY OF ARGUMENTS IN THREADS, WHICH MAY CONFUSE THOSE WHO NEED ADVICE, IF YOU THINK I CAN HELP PM ME



Like 0      
04 Nov 2018 12:40 by Jarvi Star rating in Halifax UK. 511 posts Send private message

Thanks John.I will look into it as per your suggestion.





Like 0      
08 Nov 2018 11:30 by mariadecastro Star rating in Algeciras (Cadiz). 9093 posts Send private message

Legal Questions? Speak to Maria Direct

You also need to check how the Meeting was called, what was the voting rate...for checking on legality of the decission.



_______________________

Maria L. de Castro, JD, MA

Lawyer

Director www.costaluzlawyers.es

El blog de Maria



Like 0      
08 Nov 2018 21:59 by Jarvi Star rating in Halifax UK. 511 posts Send private message

Thank you Maria. I will look into what you have suggested





Like 0      

Pages: 1 |

Post reply    Start new thread


Previous Threads

Non Resident Tax - 3 posts
HID headlights - 0 posts
Foreign graduate student - UAM - 2 posts
Petition for Supreme Court decission on Mortgage Stamp Duty Tax - 6 posts
Hello everybody - 1 posts
building merchants in Huercal Overa - 0 posts
Keeping our GB car in spain, although only being used when on two week holiday - 15 posts
Fuente de piedra - 0 posts
Going private with a prostate - 6 posts
Trustable Real Estate Agent in Spain- Aldemar Homes - 0 posts
Autónomo vs private . Fair is fair - 6 posts
Hi - 3 posts
HOLDAY RENTA;L - 0 posts
buying out our friends share of our holiday home - 10 posts
Renting out holiday let’s on a community and fees - 12 posts
A Combi Boiler To Serve Multiple Heating Purposes | BoilerSpot - 0 posts
Boat moorings Aguilas Garucha area - 0 posts
Buying bigger property - 7 posts
Goldcar and eyeonspain query - 3 posts
Extraordinary fees - 1 posts
Community President - 20 posts
mr - 0 posts
Bob & Vicky - 1 posts
Data Protection - 3 posts
Empty Van Murcia to France ..UK also possible - 1 posts

Number of posts in this thread: 5

DISCLAIMER:  All opinions posted on these message boards are the opinion solely of the poster and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Eye on Spain, its servants or agents.


1 |
Our Weekly Email Digest
Name:  
Email:
   


This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse you are agreeing to our use of cookies. More information here. x