What is a Home owners Association or HOA?

Answer A HOA is a corporation -- usually a non-profit -- that operates the real estate property that all owners own in common. The corporation is led by a board of directors which is elected by the member... Read More »

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What is the difference between a property owners association and a home owners association?

There really is no difference, except for the styling of the name. Both organizations operate through covenants and bylaws recorded against a group of properties with the goal of making said proper... Read More »

Are fines imposed upon home owners for rules violation legal and collectible in a home owners association?

If the violations and fines are set forth in the associations's covenants and bylaws, yes, they are.

What are the legal disclosure obligations of a Home owners association to a seller member of that Homeowners association?

You may be referring to an inclusion in the purchase/sale agreement documentation packet which details the status of the unit and documents the status of certain business aspects of the association... Read More »

Can the home owners association refuse owners gate access codes?

Work with your board and your association manager to most fully understand why access is being denied. For example: It is possible that your governing documents specify that when you do not pay you... Read More »