Architectural Control: Sculptures, Statues, Lawn Ornaments, Birdbaths and Other Items on the Common Elements or Lots
Numerous condominiums in Michigan restrict (or outright ban) sculptures, statues, lawn ornaments, birdbaths or other items pursuant to the condominium documents. Many of these provisions were drafted by the developer when creating the condominium in order to provide uniformity during the sales process. Likewise, many declarants subjected a platted subdivision to deed restrictions that also restrict or ban the use of the above described items. Whether in a condominium or homeowners association (“HOA”), many people purchase without knowing the restrictions. Read the article…………..
The Association and Small Claims Court: Why “Going it Alone” to Collect Assessments May Not be a Community Association’s Best Option
The recent real estate crisis has caused an increase in assessment delinquencies for both condominium and homeowners’ associations alike. In order
Occasionally I get a call from someone that begins with “I need to sue my neighbor.” What the caller really
Homeowners associations are generally referred to as community associations or common interest communities – terms that include residential subdivisions and