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I live in the state of pennsylvania, and within the township

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I live in the state of pennsylvania, and within the township of New Hanover. When I purchased my home, an HOA was not in place. Subsequently an HOA was formed by some neighbors, and suddenly I started getting annual bills. Do I have to pay for an HOA that I do not receive any benefits from, nor did I want to be a part of from the outset?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 7 months ago.
I can understand your concern and reservations but unless your property was specifically excluded then you would be obligated to pay your HOA dues even if you do not use the benefits. I would suggest doing it because your costs of fighting them will be far higher than just the assessment.

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