Definition of "Warrantable Condo"

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty

A condominium project with features that lenders view as favorable in terms of their risk exposure on loans secured by individual condo units. The requirements of warrantability include such features as the following: the project (including all common areas) is fully completed and the common areas are insured, the Homeowners Association has been controlled by unit owners (as opposed to the developer) for some period, most units are owner-occupied, and no one person owns more than 10% of the units. Loans on units in warrantable condos receive better terms than loans on units in non-warrantable condos.

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