At state committee hearing in Doylestown, condo owners lobby for relief from county recording fees

When the Villages of Flowers Mill Homeowners Association in Langhorne amended its bylaws in 2011 to allow for exceptions to the community’s age restrictions, it paid $395 to the Bucks County Recorder of Deeds to file the changes.  Two years later, the association altered the bylaws again, to allow more flexibility to the dollar amount of the contribution paid to the association by a new homeowner upon settlement. This time, the county charged the Villages of Flowers Mill $6,822, a drastic increase for which the homeowners association’s president called two similar transactions.   Read the article…………….