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We live in a gate community in Kentucky with 3 ponds (very

We live in a gate community in Kentucky with 3 ponds (very small lakes - no more than 3-5acres large). The properties were divided in a manor where three parcels have a portion of the pond included in their property line. What is the law in regards ***** ***** of the pond where it cross the imaginary line dividing the pond in parcels. Does the whole pond become part of each owners right to use all of it or just the area bordering its property. How about where the property lines would cross in the middle of the pond?

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Dimitry Esquire

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In the state of New Mexico, can a gated community and/or

In the state of New Mexico, can a gated community and/or homeowners association deny an individual/state representative the right to campaign for re-election going door to door within the community. The community has a rule that political solicitations are not permitted within the gated community. Please explain the applicable citation and also reference the statute and regulation. Thank you.

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My name is ***** ***** I would like to ask a question

Hello My name is ***** ***** I would like to ask a question about HOA Dues and what the committee can do or not do My husband and I are new in a gated community in Davenport Florida. We were given a citation to take down our Christmas lights in which we did but we left one strand of Holiday lights across the front these lights can be used for all of the holidays since we can change them to any color to match the holiday they are LED lights with clear bulbs on them and really can't be seen unless your looking for them. There wasno rule of this in the HOA handbook nor were a lot of other things that we were told we can't have. We were told that if we didn't have them down within a week we would be finded $25.00 a day until they were down, the letter also stated that the committee is making an change in the handbook stating that holiday lights can only be on the houses between Nov. 15th thur January 15th what about the other holidays like Easter, St. Patricks Day Memorial Day 4th of July, Labor Day, and Halloween am I not allowed to have lights up. And are they allowed to make a decision without a community vote please advise.

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Barrister

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Bought an lot in gated community in villa rica Georgia. disclosure

bought an lot in gated community in villa rica Georgia.disclosure at time that there was some phosphorus mining nearby, assured by realrot not an issue, and there were existing homes on the street the lot is on.Have not bee able to sell the lot. Tried to list it with another real estate agency other than the one we have had it with (same one we bought it through) and was told they would never list any lot on that street.Do we have any legal recourse?

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J. Warren

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My question: Is there anything that can be done to stop the

My question: Is there anything that can be done to stop the chopping down of the hedges behind the rest of my neighbors homes and is there a way to get the HOA to increase the height of the walls on those lots whose privacy has already taken?Recent changes to the perimeter landscaping has been started. As homeowners of perimeter lots, we were not informed or given the opportunity to voice our concern involving this change. The change has taken away the visual beauty and privacy of our back yards. Thus it has caused many of us great distress and loss of enjoyment.This north side portion of our community is a higher elevation than the city street behind us. When the walls were originally built, they were built on the street level to the maxium height. However, that meant that the wall was only 4.5-5.0 feet tall at the lot level. The hedge on the street side has created the extra height to provide a buffer from the sights & sounds of a busy street. With that hedge chopped back, not only is the beauty gone but we are left exposed to whatever is happening outside our community.We have been told that the wall cannot be increased in height. However, the southern perimeter wall is higher from the inside of those lots do to the city street being a higher elevation than those lots.Thank-you for your imput.

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Is it legal management co. of a gated community to request

Is it legal for a management co. of a gated community to request the make/model of all vehicles owned by property owners along with a copy of their insurance and drivers licenses?

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Ely

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Im in HOuston and live in a gated community. The HOA just

im in HOuston and live in a gated community. The HOA just set a rule that vendors must provide a valid drivers license to enter the community. Mine has let his expire and is working on a replacement. In the meanwhile can i drive the vehicle into the subdivision since i have a valid license? i understand that i could be held liable for any accidents, etc but is it illegal if i drive them in?

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My wife and I purchased a new house in Ocala FL. , the closing

My wife and I purchased a new house in Ocala FL. , the closing was November 3 2015 and we discovered a water leek in the wall in December that caused a large amount of mold growth in a closet next to the bathroom. The contractor cut away walls and repaired the leaking water pipe and replaced the sheetrock, repainted and ordered a new vanity because the old[or new] one had mold growth on the back side, also did 2 mold tests, #1 showed a concentration over the limits for home environment use. The second was normalThe final work was completed 2 weeks ago, and we are asking for 3,000.00 for liquidated damages from the contractor. All this damage was the plumbers incompetence, I sent the GC a letter about 20 days ago but have had no response back. We had company over Christmas and the toilet in the guest bedroom was in the bathtub where it was for over 3 weeks.Do I have a valid complaint?

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Loren

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I live in a gated community in Escambia County, Florida. I'm

I live in a gated community in Escambia County, Florida. I'm on the BOD. We are trying to figure out what we can legally put into our CC&R's to make it undesirable to have short term rentals in our gated community. Can we legally set a maximum percent of homes to be allowed for rentals? Thought about changing the CC&R rule on assessments so there would be a higher amount for rental property. Can we limit access to our common area from short term rentals? Do you have any suggestions on what we can do to make it undesirable for short term rentals?

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Ray

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