4 lakes condo 1 balconies

4 lakes condo 1 balconies

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Annonymous

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#1 Jul 8, 2008
Just a warning to those of you getting new balconies. The builder has been accused of going into a residents condo while the owners were not home. They also harassed several other owners that complained about the horrible workmanship. Alot of the balconies they've built do not meet building code laws. Lisa in the office will do nothing and has actually broken many state laws that apply to condo associations.
Annonymous

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#2 Feb 18, 2009
Has anyone else had trouble? I know mine sucks. The old one was better then this piece of crap
tony

Glen Ellyn, IL

#3 Feb 19, 2009
quit your whining and something to fix the problem
Annonymous

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#4 Mar 6, 2009
Tony, Tony, Tony,

Have you graduated from grade school yet? I hope notbecause you still can't form a sentence. Poor baby
5700 resident

Canton, IL

#5 Apr 7, 2009
"Lisa in the office will do nothing and has actually broken many state laws that apply to condo associations. ".....I have dealt with Lisa on several occasions and she is worthless. Never returns phone calls no matter what the issue or urgency. I really wish we could get someone else in her place.
Condo 1 Resident

North Aurora, IL

#6 Apr 23, 2009
Please disregard the posting on this website. Many people who have problems with condo #1 have had their problems fixed. I have attended many, many Condo #1 board meetings (about 30) and worked with the office on problems and found them to be very helpful. The board meetings are attended by less than 8 people on an average basis and their are 482 UNITS in this association ! I love how everyone is Perry Mason and knows condo law, yet none of them run for the board or even attend meetings. I think the people need to take an active interest instead of complaining on a public forum and jeopardizing our property value by creating false rumors.
Condo 1 Resident

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#7 May 28, 2009
Mr. warning to those of you who are getting new balconies, if the balconies do not meet building codes how did they pass dupage county inspections. Before you speak you need to get your facts straight.
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#8 May 31, 2009
Condo 1 Resident wrote:
Mr. warning to those of you who are getting new balconies, if the balconies do not meet building codes how did they pass dupage county inspections. Before you speak you need to get your facts straight.
They didn't, but our association won't do anything and since I've been out of town for the last 8 months, I haven't been able to do anything.

Before you open your ignorant mouth, do some research. Contact DuPage County and get a copy of the inspection reports. Another option is to just take a look at how the balconies are built. All you have to do is look at all the sagging stairs on Maple Terrace. Also look at the kind of bolts used and look at what they are using now. Nothing will be done until someone gets hurt and then it will be us, the homeowners, that'll pay the price.
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#9 May 31, 2009
5700 resident wrote:
"Lisa in the office will do nothing and has actually broken many state laws that apply to condo associations. ".....I have dealt with Lisa on several occasions and she is worthless. Never returns phone calls no matter what the issue or urgency. I really wish we could get someone else in her place.
I believe that she doesn't even spend anytime in that office or on the property. Also, I doubt sheeven has the proper license from the state
Where is everyone

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#10 May 31, 2009
Condo 1 Resident wrote:
Please disregard the posting on this website. Many people who have problems with condo #1 have had their problems fixed. I have attended many, many Condo #1 board meetings (about 30) and worked with the office on problems and found them to be very helpful. The board meetings are attended by less than 8 people on an average basis and their are 482 UNITS in this association ! I love how everyone is Perry Mason and knows condo law, yet none of them run for the board or even attend meetings. I think the people need to take an active interest instead of complaining on a public forum and jeopardizing our property value by creating false rumors.
The reason only 8 people go to meetings is because the rest of us know it's a waste of time. The board will do what they want for themselves and thier friends.

As far as "condo law" moron, I DO know the law. Try shutting your mouth and looking it up, it's right their on the internet. The problems with enforcing the law is that in order to do so, we must pay a lawyer and take them to court. Now the problem invloves finding a decent honest lawyer to take the case. The many lawyers I spoke with and the one I hired all told me they would not take the case to court. Why? There is NO MONEY in it.

Bottom line, this poser is either a board member or friends with one. Those of you who are new to living in 4 lakes are not aware of how this place used to be when decent people were running things,(meaning before Lisa). These condos should be selling for thousands of dollars more then they are. Ask any realtor
Concerned

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#11 Jun 2, 2009
Where is...is absolutely right. 4 Lakes used to be gorgeaous, like living in a park. Now it's more like living in the ghetto. When I asked Lisa to please have maintenance clean up the area behind our building since nothing had been done since 1998, you know what they did? Took the chairs I had put by the lake so people could sit by the water. The maintenace crew the put them in there storage yard on Maple Terrace for their own use. When I asked Lisa about this she mad a smart ass comment about them being on "common property". In the meantime the staff at the condo office has a nice picnic table and the grounds look beautiful.
Resident For 7 Years

North Aurora, IL

#12 Jun 14, 2009
So let me get this straight, you don't like the way things are run, so you do not take the time to attend meetings and voice your opinion. How about sending the board a photo of your issue?
Listen buddy, I have a news flash for you, your association and board is only as good as you make it. The board members are owners just like you and just like you they have jobs and are doing this on a voluntary basis. You sit back and let others make your decisions, then you complain about those decisions after the fact. On top of that you are not helping, have you cleaned your area? Have you attended one meeting or sent a single letter with photos? This place is huge, so a little information goes a long way. And as for the maintenance team, they are very good.
I really love to see people like you post because you do not take the appropriate steps to help your community, you would rather complain instead of take an active role. You are wasting my time.
Resident For 7 Years

North Aurora, IL

#13 Jun 14, 2009
So you would waste all your time and money suing an association you pay into, so essentially pay twice. Also, you have no documentation, have not attended meetings and have posted inflammatory remarks against your neighbors on a website?

Good luck finding that lawyer, you have no case and would rather insult your neighbors.
Salacious

Glen Ellyn, IL

#14 Jun 14, 2009
You people are all useless pieces of garbage
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#15 Jun 16, 2009
Resident For 7 Years wrote:
So let me get this straight, you don't like the way things are run, so you do not take the time to attend meetings and voice your opinion. How about sending the board a photo of your issue?
Listen buddy, I have a news flash for you, your association and board is only as good as you make it. The board members are owners just like you and just like you they have jobs and are doing this on a voluntary basis. You sit back and let others make your decisions, then you complain about those decisions after the fact. On top of that you are not helping, have you cleaned your area? Have you attended one meeting or sent a single letter with photos? This place is huge, so a little information goes a long way. And as for the maintenance team, they are very good.
I really love to see people like you post because you do not take the appropriate steps to help your community, you would rather complain instead of take an active role. You are wasting my time.
Take the time to actualy read the posts, or have your mommy read it to you before you open your ignorant mouth.
Try to see if your tiny little brain can understand. It's been stated that going to meetings does no good. Second, as stated, people have complained but it does no good. Go back and read where the maintenance crew simply stole some chairs instead of actually doing anything. You could try getting off your fat ass and taking a walk behind 1611 Maple Terrace and see for yourself.
Yes the board members are owners. Thats why they get on the board, so they can get whatever they need done for themselves. Take a look around board members properties or the condo office then compare that to where non board members live.
I tried very hard to get some help from Lisa and the board members, but they do whatever they want. I even offered to pay to have some work done.Ignorant morons like you that just shoot off their mouths should'nt be allowed to speak.
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#16 Jun 16, 2009
Resident For 7 Years wrote:
So you would waste all your time and money suing an association you pay into, so essentially pay twice. Also, you have no documentation, have not attended meetings and have posted inflammatory remarks against your neighbors on a website?
Good luck finding that lawyer, you have no case and would rather insult your neighbors.
Once again you show just how ignorant and stupid you are.
Resident For 7 Years

North Aurora, IL

#17 Jul 3, 2009
Watch out wrote:
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Once again you show just how ignorant and stupid you are.
The negativity and anger you spew at your long term neighbors is disturbing. We are normal people with normal lives trying to make this place better in a tough economy. You are welcome to be angry, spew hatred and complain about the failings of your community. The simple fact is you do not add anything to this community except contempt for your neighbors and that does none of us any good. I suggest you sell, we don't need this type of activity or behavior.
Resident For 7 Years

North Aurora, IL

#18 Jul 3, 2009
Think its bad now, wait until the non-residents investors on the board try to change the original 1980 by-law 5.1 under "administration", which at least requires residency for board members.

Watch for the vote in August, my neighbor went to the meeting and they want all spots for non-residents a.k.a. investors if the bylaw is changed.

I'll call the office on your behalf and complain. Maybe you should ask for help on this site....instead of attacking....
Why

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#19 Jul 4, 2009
Resident For 7 Years wrote:
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The negativity and anger you spew at your long term neighbors is disturbing. We are normal people with normal lives trying to make this place better in a tough economy. You are welcome to be angry, spew hatred and complain about the failings of your community. The simple fact is you do not add anything to this community except contempt for your neighbors and that does none of us any good. I suggest you sell, we don't need this type of activity or behavior.
I think I get it now. It's ok for this moron to come on here and attacke people for posting their opinions, but when someone goes after him, then we're the bad guys?? LOL
Resident For 7 Years

North Aurora, IL

#20 Jul 19, 2009
Why wrote:
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I think I get it now. It's ok for this moron to come on here and attacke people for posting their opinions, but when someone goes after him, then we're the bad guys?? LOL
I'm not attacking you or anyone, the other guy said he would waste time and money suing Condo #1 instead of taking the time to make positive changes. That is our money that would be spent to defend any lawsuit, money better spent fixing things. The board is not special, they are simply people we put in office, if you don't like the way things are then run for the board yourself or vote them out. Folks, if you like this type of behavior in your community, them you are not in touch with what is going on. Check your property value and ask yourself, can i afford not to be involved?

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