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Senate Bill 0404

Senate Bill 0404

ARCHIVE (2009)

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Homeowners associations. Provides that: (1) a grantee of real estate is not liable for; and (2) the real estate conveyed is not subject to a homeowners association lien for; any unpaid homeowners association assessments against the grantor unless the grantee has actual knowledge of the unpaid assessments. Allows the manager of a homeowners association to enforce a homeowners association lien by filing a complaint in the circuit or superior court of the county where the real estate that is the subject of the lien is located. Provides that a complaint must be filed not later than six years after the date the statement and notice of intention to hold a lien is recorded instead of one year after the date. Allows a homeowners association or the manager of the homeowners association acting on behalf of the association to: (1) bid on the real estate at a homeowners association lien foreclosure sale; and (2) acquire, hold, lease, mortgage, and convey the real estate. Specifies that an action to recover a money judgment for unpaid homeowners association common expenses may be maintained without foreclosing or having a lien securing the expenses.
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    In Committee - first House
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