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Does anyone have any recommendations of collection agencies for condos in Michigan, or agencies that are licensed to collect in Michigan?


Maryland condo association running out of collection ideas

I am on the board of a small 40 unit condo HOA in Maryland. We have accumulated HOA fees exceeding $98K. Almost one quarter of the owners are in collections with an attorney, however he is unable to really collect substantial past due amounts due to laws that prevent him from garnishing or collecting monies from exempt sources - Social Security Income, retirement income, disability income, etc... Recorded liens have been placed but we can not foreclose due to the significant drop in housing values. What else can our HOA or lawyer do

Condo fee scam or mistake?

When I pay my condo fees, the condo holds my check so I have late fees.  They then have the lawyer call and charges $110 and the condo fees keep adding up. When I pay extra they do not add it to the late fees.


Condo association collects fees but does nothing for owners

Is this possible and is this common? I'm in a condo in Michigan.  I get the attitude in my condo association of: pay the monthly condo fee and we will do as little as possible.  If you want to have your lawn fertilized, you have to buy the fertilizer. If the item you buy is what we approve of, then you give us the receipt and you can take it off your monthly fee. The association (and management company) won't do anything, but take your money! Is this common with other condo associations?


Father-in-law stuck with condo fees from kids broken marriage

My son and his wife lived in a condo that I own. Last year, they had marital issues and he moved out. She stayed, refused to pay me anything, did not pay the association fees and trashed the place. I had no choice but to pay my mortgage payment, but I did not pay the association fees. So, they ended up evicting her. Now, they are asking me for eleven thousand dollars in association fees, attorney fees, and citations for her trashing the place and not completing various forms that they asked for. On top of the fact that I have received no rent for a year and paid the mortgage out of my pocket, they are asking for this outrageous amount of money. They are claiming that they paid about five thousand dollars in attorney fees, and the missed association fees are about thirty five hundred. Why should I pay all that money. Please help me. What can I do without spending more money for attorney fees.


Unit owner would rather pay property taxes than HOA fees

We have two delinquent units in our association of 22 units. I contacted the municipality to find that the taxes have been paid by a "servicing company".  I contacted the company only to be told that they cannot provide/confirm/deny who is making the tax payments. The association is not receiving the HOA fees on these units.  How is it that whoever is paying the taxes does not have to pay the HOA fees, and can pretty much stay hidden from anyone inquiring about them? The board needs those fees even if the owner of record is not living there or renting it out.


Can condo association maintenance fees be put into escrow?

Can our condo maintenance fees be put in an escrow account until the Condo Association fixes the flooding problem in our condo. We have been flooded out four times since 1998, most recently February 2015. Nothing is being done to get to bottom of flooding issue. Are we in our legal right to put monies in escrow account under Association's Name until this matter is addressed


Maine Condo Association not providing year-round maintenance as is stated in their Bylaws


Illinois Condo Association owner abandons unit and leaves behind unpaid dues


Washington Condo Association requiring improvement without assessment

I am a member of a Washington Condo Association.  Our Board of Directors is requiring all units to install new heating units without an assessment, which is very expensive.

The Board is also saying that, if the deposit is not paid to the service company performing the work, they will include the assessment in our dues.

Can they require us to change our heaters without an assessment, and assess our unit if we don’t pay?



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