About 1 in 5 Americans have selected residences with a governing homeowner association, also known as HOAs.
While HOAs offer many conveniences and maintain tidy appearances, homeowners can easily be unsatisfied with their governing neighbors. Some common problems homeowners face with their HOA boards are:
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The first thing to remember is to remain calm and approach any problem or concern with politeness and respect.
After all, the governing board is often your neighbor and one who volunteers to serve on the board. The following is a list of things you should know or comply with when handling a problem with your HOA:
If you are unable to settle a problem with your HOA, then a local real estate lawyer can help you understand how to navigate the process. From disputing your HOA's rules to finding what options you have under the current rules, your lawyer can help you find the best solution.
But, it's important that you followed the above steps. If you are not paying your dues or ignoring any citations/violations, then you are unlikely to succeed in your claim or argument. It's important to follow the above steps, so when you contact a lawyer they will be able to help you.
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