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I am looking at a property to buy and I have horses. The HOA states no livestock but the house has road frontage and 95% of the land isn't even in the development but it is considered being under the restrictive covenants of the development. We have talked to the president of the HOA and she doesn't think it will be a problem to bring the horses and also said we could be x'ed from the development if we get a lawyer and then we wouldn't even be a part of the development. How do I go about getting the property removed from the housing development? That way I will not have to abide by it's rules and regulations?
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Good morning. You would need the existing HOA to amend its Declaration of Restrictions, Covenants and Conditions (or whatever the name of their specific document is) to exclude your property from the property description covered by such restrictions, covenants and conditions. That would then need to be recorded in the local real property records. That would be all you would need.

 

 

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