Today, many new homes being built are in a Homeowners' Association.
Nothing to be afraid of, and many prefer th live under one.
The Conditions, Covenants, and Restrictions (CC&R's) create a uniformity which helps maintain property values, and at times can eliminate certain things that neighbors do which irritate other neighbors, such a common problems like baketball hoops left in street, Long term RV parking, landscape issues, home painting, additions which may detract from the appearance of the neighborhood, etc.
I found a great article about this in Realty Times.CLICK HERE to view this article.
As always, if you are buying or selling a house in Eagle Ridge, use EAGLE RIDGE REALTY
You'll be glad you did.
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