Deed Restrictions Can Prohibit Large Dogs

Question: When we bought our Gilbert home last year, we received the Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (“CC&Rs”) from the HOA. Probably like most home buyers, however, we didn’t carefully read the fifty or so pages of CC&Rs. We are now being fined by the HOA because we have two large German Shepherds, and the CC&Rs…

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HOA Fines Cannot Become a Lien Against a Home

HOA Rules and Regulations-Fines Cannot Become a Lien Against a Home    Question: We recently purchased a home in a nice Queen Creek community. Within a month after closing, we got a bill for $1,200 in HOA fines. The HOA had fined our seller $1,200 for violating the CC&Rs by not removing a basketball goal from…

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