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CCR’s, Restrictions and …

 HOA’s, Deeds, Rights of Way, CCR’s, Easements and Other Restrictions on Your Property

Understanding that Property Rights Are Not Always, Exclusively, Yours

While your home may be you castle, you likely share that privilege, at least in part, with a variety of other interested parties, from access, to rules and regulations, restrictions and outright prohibitions. In addition to local, county or parish, state and federal laws, there are also zoning laws that place limitations on what you can do with your property, as well as when and how.

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All about HOA rules

If you are thinking of buying a property in the US, one term that you would repeatedly come across is the Home Owners Association Rules or HOA rules. HOA rules are development specific and define the rules applicable for all the residents of that development. Each and every development in the US would have HOA rules framed by the HOA.  Studying and understanding these rules is of great relevance and significance when one is considering buying a property in the development. An HOA gets formed immediately upon the birth of a new development. As more and more members start living in the development, the HOA feels the need to define an acceptable code of responsibility and behaviour amongst all its members. This is what the HOA defines for all its members. The objective of these rules is to help all the residents enjoy their stay in the development without infringing the privacy and space of the others. These rules would list down what the members of the development are allowed to do. At the same time HOA rules would also contain a list of everything that is prohibited in the development.

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MA: Developer sued over failed condo deal

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

A Hingham developer who recently sued the town and officials for $10 million is embroiled in a lawsuit with a woman who alleges that, because of her race, the developer prohibited her from buying a condominium.
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