What legal rights to Home Owners Associations have?

Answer The rights, obligations, rules and regulations are set forth in the documents that create each individual homeowners' association. Therefore, you need to review the document that created your parti... Read More »

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Do all home owners associations have to be recorded at the Clerk of Court or the Secretary of State's office to be legal and binding?

Your association may be some type of corporation, usually a non-profit. The association's license to do business in the state is usually renewed annually, and must be in order for the association t... 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.

When did home owners associations created?

Home owners associations, condominium and co-operative forms of real estate ownership are common world-wide, and under more names or definitions than those stated here. High-density, multi-family ... Read More »

Do all home owners associations own their streets?

Review your governing documents to determine the real estate assets owned in common with all other owners in your association. The roadways may be included, or not. There is no standard.