I OWE THEM FOR PAST DUES AND THEY HAD A LAW FIRM CONTACT ME AND THEY SAID THAT IF I DID NOT PAY THEY WOULD FORCE ME INTO FORECLOSURE ON THE PROPERTY. CAN THEY DO THAT?
Real Estate Attorney
yes they can. They can record a lien on your property for nonpayment and then foreclose.
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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
In most states, the HOA is treated the same as a taxing authority, like your real estate taxes. So absolutely, they can & do foreclose. Some people have made a lot of money buying properties at HOA foreclosure sales.
Hope this perspective helps!