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BROOKLYN — When moving into a new development, there are many aspects of condo life that can’t be gleaned from touring a model apartment.

Buyers getting their new keys may find themselves faced with unforeseen issues when their buildings transition from the developer’s control to that of their condo board, like what to do with construction defects and how to figure out a building’s budget and expenses.

More and more New Yorkers are finding themselves embroiled in these fraught situations as a wave of new condo construction or gut rehabs continue


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