SaveTweetLove them or hate them, homeowner associations (HOAs) exist and at some point you may have to deal with one. Originally created to help maintain property values by controlling and managing the appearances of properties within a residential subdivision, HOAs often take on far more and can even spawn subcommittees, such as a neighborhood watch committee.
If you choose to buy a house in a HOA controlled neighborhood, then you will be subject to its rules and regulations. Learn more about the typical types of regulations a HOA has, and what to do if you end up in a dispute with one.
When a particular development has an HOA, HOA membership is mandatory for all owners within the development. An HOA is a legal entity and has the capacity to sue and be sued. This... more
A homeowner association (HOA) develops rules and regulations intended to look out for the common interest of residents within its development. Purchasing a home in an area controlled by a HOA usually... more
Homeowner associations exist to protect the common interests of owners and residents of a building or neighborhood. The board sets rules that residents agree to when they move in. But disagreements... more