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Collecting Delinquent Homeowner Association Assessments

Homeowner association assessments are charges levied by the homeowner association to pay for the expenses of the community. In some homeowner associations, the assessments can be substantial because the homeowner association pays for utilities, roads and other services.

Collecting Homeowner Assessments When The Bank Will Not Foreclose

Homeowner assessments are charges levied by the homeowner association to pay for common expenses of the community. Some assessments are nominal. In other communities, the assessments can be substantial because the homeowner association pays for utilities, playgrounds, snow removal and other expenses typically paid for by the homeowner.

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Service Dogs

Federal and state laws protect the rights of disabled individuals who need a service dog or other service animal in places of public accommodation. Unfortunately, some individuals take advantage of this federal law to allow their pet to accompany them.

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Colorado Homeowner Associations: Collecting Assessments In Tough Economic Times (Part 4 of 4)

In the past, collecting delinquent homeowner association assessments did not require much brainpower, effort or planning. That has changed. Strapped homeowners, behind on the mortgage and owing more than the house is worth are choosing not to pay homeowner association assessments.

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Colorado Homeowner Associations: Covenant Disputes (Part 3 of 4)

Most Colorado residential developments have covenants that establish the obligations of the homeowners. Disputes arise over just what a homeowner can and cannot do on his real property. When those disputes arise, the courts must interpret the covenant in dispute.

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Colorado Homeowner Associations: Understanding The Governing Documents (Part 2 of 4)

Most if not all Colorado residential developments have a homeowner association and recorded documents establishing the rules for and obligations of the homeowners. Understanding those documents help homeowners avoid fines, lawsuits and unhappy neighbors. Yet, most homeowners have never read the governing documents.

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Colorado Homeowner Associations: Understanding The Governing Documents (Part 1 of 4)

Most if not all Colorado residential developments these days have a homeowner association and recorded documents that establish the rules for and obligations of the homeowners. Understanding those documents help homeowners avoid fines, lawsuits and unhappy neighbors. Yet, most homeowners have never read the governing documents.

Homeowner Associations – Collecting Overdue Assessments

Everyone is a little short on cash these days, especially homeowner associations with members behind in paying association dues and assessments. While the governing documents of the homeowner association may say the homeowner must promptly pay dues and assessments, collecting what is owed can be quite a bit more difficult.

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Homeowners Associations & Dues

Have a dispute with your beloved homeowner association? Thinking about withholding your dues or assessments in protest? Well, be careful. You may lose your real property in the process.