home owners associaton rules: Should You Avoid a Home Owners Association in Looking for a New Home - 03/05/19 05:00 AM
When you go house hunting, you might come across a property you love in a community governed by a homeowners association (HOA). Buying a house that belongs to an HOA could carry benefits, but it would also come with rules, restrictions and fees. The specifics could vary widely from one community to another. Before you buy a house in a homeowners association, make sure you fully understand what you will pay in monthly or annual dues, what you would receive, and what you would and would not be allowed to do.
Benefits of a HOA
One purpose of an HOA is to handle maintenance … (48 comments)

home owners associaton rules: Eight Things to Consider before Buying in a Home Owners Association - 10/03/18 06:47 AM
Are you looking at homes in a Homeowners Association (HOA)? It is entirely possible that you are since more than 62 million Americans live in communities governed by an HOA.  The purpose of an HOA is to maintain the standards of the community, including its appearance, condition and general livability. However, living in such a community also can limit what homeowners can do to their property, which can sometimes be a source of conflict.
The HOA’s board of directors might have a say, for example, in where you park, the number of pets you have or what color you paint your front door. … (54 comments)

 
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