Who should be responsible for common areas?

Folded into the seemingly endless stack of papers people sign when the by houses in modern times, at least houses in residential developments, are seemingly innocuous commitments to participate in homeowners associations.  Generally, homeowners and the associations have relatively little contact. The associations send dues bills or dues bill booklets to the houses or townhouses in their neighborhoods, and most people pay their dues — monthly, quarterly or annually — without giving it a second thought.   Read More……


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