The dues and assessments are owed by an estate of a deceased owner. Will the amount owed be recovered by reporting the amounts owed to the escrow company alone or does the HOA need to also place a lien.
I suspect that the lender or owner's title company will require an estoppel certificate from the HOA prior to closing. The certificate will not issue by the HOA unless past-due dues are paid and a provision is made for their payment in escrow.
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I agree with the response above, however, it is also a good idea to record a lien. This is an easy process and should assure the payment of the lien amount.
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