Friday, August 13, 2010

Condominium owners could use a break

The joys of home ownership.

We say that sarcastically after something goes wrong and takes a fortune to fix.

There’s no joy whatsoever for Mainstreet at Bradenton condominium owners and residents at 210 Third St. W.

Make that “evacuated” condo owners and residents.

We feel their pain.

That city building and fire officials ordered the five-story building vacated is the latest turn in an unending case of Murphy’s Law.

What can go wrong next?

After people moved in during 2004, they found the new 36-unit building leaked.

Not a little either.

“Water was coming through the walls — like a waterfall,” one resident told the Herald.

Read more in Sunday's Mannix About Manatee

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