Can credit collectors file a lien on your house?

Answer If you fail to pay a creditor or a collection agency that buys the debt, they can file a lawsuit and have the courts put a lien on your property. However, this lien usually does not extend to prope... Read More »

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How do I file a lien on a house?

The most commonly filed lien on a house is known as a Construction Lien, levied against property as a method to collect payment for work done on the property. It is similar in nature to a mechanic'... Read More »

Can a home owners association file a lien against you for needing to fix a piece of wood on the house and paint it?

The definition of a lien is essentially a claim to keep property -- in your case, cloud your title -- until a debt is paid. In order to file a lien, you must owe the association money, either in th... Read More »

Can an hoa place a lien on your house for building a pool if its in the rules that you cant If so I don't understand what kind of lien it would be All my dues are up to date?

Your detailed question describes a situation where you failed to honour the governing documents -- which you agreed in writing to honour, so the association chose filing a lien as a way to 'get you... Read More »

Does a homeowners association in Florida have to give notice to the property owner of their intent to file a lien prior to filing a lien?

Read your governing documents to determine your responsibilities and how they figure into any lien process. Usually, your assessments represent a statutory lien on your title, which is made formal ... Read More »