Reading and understanding these documents will help you to better understand what will be required of you as a home owner, and what is required of the HOA/governing body. If you become an owner in a development, you are agreeing to abide by all the rules, restrictions, terms and conditions found in the CC&Rs.
When purchasing a home in an HOA, you need to be familiar with what parts of your home, are the owners responsibility and what is considered “common areas”.
• Water Heaters
Understanding and knowing the rules and regulations is imperative when considering a purchase or renting in a development. Can you rent your unit (short/long term leases/subleasing), exterior decorations or furnishings allowed, window treatments allowed, pool hours, pet restrictions, parking, what is excessive noise and etc.
Daily Real Estate News | Friday, September 02, 2016
Certain home owner habits could actually be harming the home, and can lead to major home improvement projects later on. This Old House recently featured a list of several bad home owner habits to avoid, including:
Slamming the front door[...]