Can a HOA unlinlaterally annex adjacent property into their
Can a HOA unlinlaterally annex adjacent property into their jurisdiction that was never under the jurisdiction of the HOAJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: TexasJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Existing situation is 29 lots (with homes) were never included in the original HOA from inception 56 years ago. The neighbors running the Property Owners association got tired of doing the work and hired an HOA management firm. Less than a year later the HOA management firm issued invoices to the 29 lot owners for HOA dues, past and present for the prior two yearsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The documents of deed restrictions filed with the county 56 years ago spell out each and every lot that is under the jurisdiction, and this DOES NOT include the said 29 lots. Things went well for 56 years. When I bought my lot (1 of the 29) 30 years ago, I was told, (and shown the adjacent neighborhood's deed restrictions - which did not include my lot), that my lot 1. was NOT subject to their deed restrictions: 2. My lot allowed ZERO votes in the adjacent neighborhood's Property owner's business while lots under their jurisdiction had 2 votes each 3. We did not pay dues to their association, but we could join their neighborhood owned swimming pool if we paid dues at a higher rate than their residents
I own a parcel of land that was out as a development in the
I own a parcel of land that was laid out as a development in the early 1900s. On the county tax map, it shows the “streets”, which currently consist of trees. For owners of the parcels in the development , is it the county or owners responsibility to determine where the “streets” are? And as far as clearing the streets to get access to a parcel what are the owner's options.
Can I install a gate on my property with a easement and give
can I install a gate on my property with a easement and give people with easement a key leagleyJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Georgia fannin countyJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: yes the people has a lawyer send letter said I wasdening axcessJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no
What does it take to change deed covenants in Virginia? Do
What does it take to change deed covenants in Virginia? Do lien holders (e.g. mortgage lenders) have to sign off? Our development does not have a homeowners association, but there are covenants that were set up when the area was subdivided stating that we could not rent or sell to anyone "not of the Caucasian race". The covenants also state that a owners of a majority of the 51 lots in the subdivision can change the covenants. I know that the discriminatory provision is invalid, but it offends me nonetheless and I think it would be a good signal of racial healing to formally remove the offending clause. The covenants are silent, however, on the actual process for ascertaining that a majority of the 51 lots agree to a covenant change. What is the legal process for obtaining assent to a covenant change and recording it in Virginia? Do we need to get notarized signatures from all of the homeowners? Is there a fee for filing this with the county? How much would a lawyer charge to do the paperwork?
My next door neighbor asked if she could get access to my
My next door neighbor asked if she could get access to my backyard to install an internet cable to her hourse. I have no problem giving one time access to do the work, but what kind of legal rights do the cable company have to either lay the cable on the ground or cross in the air over my backyard? The telephone pole servicing my neighbors house in the southeast cornor of my backyard and the neighbor's house sits on the northside of my house.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: It is in Hennepin County, Minnesota.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: You mean by whom?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No.
I own a property that has a horse trail easement that
I own a property that has a horse trail easement that belongs to our HOA. If the HOA is dissolved, does the easement agreement dissolve as well? Would the city have claim to the easement?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: UtahJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No, the HOA is inactive.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The city claims that the easement is theirs, even though it is clearly stated in the HOA papers that it belongs to the HOA. The city has no paper agreement. When the subdivision was created, the city had to approve the easement and gave instructions as to fence type. The horse trail has existed since about 2003, we've owned the property since 2013 and we would like to fence it off.