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"To KimberlyLaw", Thank you, in the Usury Laws, and this site, it read, "if not paid on time, can increase up to $10 and 10% a year. This is $.28 cents per day! This seems illegal. I have a copy of the original 40 year old bylaws, and the new bylaws also. I don't have 'tons' of extra time, but I have already received my letter that my dues are delinquent. If I tell them I am consulting with a lawyer can that 'legally' be enough to stall paying the bloated fees? I do not have this money at this time.
'"To KimberlyLawSo they can legally charge $.28 PER DAY? , (with the $20.00?). I mailed the check, and am thinking of putting a stop payment until I figure this out. Is there a limit to what they can legally add to the dues each day?
Short of painting my house pink, I have taken pictures of the areas not kept up by them, which is basically all they do. The do pool upkeep, but I am looking at dissolving them altogether. I know many who are very upset with the fees, and their 'powertrip.' I keep reading they can only add 10% fee a Year. not a DAY. True? FRUSTRATED!
They are very unreasonable. And cruel. One family put up a fence that wasn't 'like all the others', and she has a strong personality. They did not fight it. An older man put up a chain link fence, covered it with plants, and it back up against the UNMAINTAINED park, and they sued him and won. So, if I want to take them to small claims court, I need to get a recommended lawyer, and bring all my pictures, etc. ? They even send a monthly newsletter and never report on the break-ins..! Do all Board Members need to be part of the HOA? I know the person in charge does not live here?
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