Legal Question in Real Estate Law in Florida

When buying a short sale house. Are you required to pay the back HOA fees (over 10k) ? is there a way around this?

Asked on 10/02/13, 6:24 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Joseph Justice The Justice Law Firm

These will need to be cleared up before a good title can pass on the home. Many times these are a negotiable point as to whether the buyer or seller will pay them. If the seller is not willing to pay you can sometimes agree to a smaller sum with the HOA.

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Answered on 10/02/13, 7:21 am
David Slater David P. Slater, Esq.

1. Yes, call them.

2. Not without their consent.

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Answered on 10/02/13, 7:56 am

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