Without knowing what the heck you are talking about; no one can tell you:
Are you talking about in Baltimore or in Granite Bay?
Here's an IDEA; why not go visit the Complex and walk around; talk to some of the residents and find out if this is a place where you'd like to live. Ask to copy someone's CCR's. Find out if the Parking restrictions are, well, restrictive. What are the Amenities? Do you get a nasty letter if you leave your garage door open? How about if your lawn has a dreaded brown spot?
You can uncover the HOA fees and how often they are increased.
How about; how solvent the HOA is? How well is it managed?
This is not your Realtor's responsibility; you're the one who is going to live there!... more