Anyone who wants to add a balcony at a later date could so far fail due to a single co-owner’s veto. The new WEG law is supposed to change that, but it’s still complicated.
Sometimes a few square meters makes a huge difference: apartments with balconies are in high demand. In times of corona, the trend has intensified. Those who can sit outside, barbecue, or plant their little outdoor space may consider themselves lucky. Renovating a balcony at its own expense has always been an uphill battle in homeowners’ associations. If only one co-owner stood up, the plan was immediately abandoned and the frustration was great.