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Thu Sep 23, 2010
Richard Schulman answered:
That sounds like a bad situation that hopefully can be remedied quickly. You should consult with a real estate attorney on this. It may depend on the HOA bylaws, about how an HOA board can be ousted and a new one put in place. But again, speak with an attorney who can better advise you on this - do so asap. HOA insolvency drives down property values, so it is important to maintain a healthy HOA.

Best of luck,
Richard Schulman
Keller Williams Realty
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Wed Aug 11, 2010
Chris Adams answered:
it was RENTED SEC.8 FOR $618.00, But i do not know what they will do now.
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Sat Jan 2, 2010
Mack McCoy answered:
If we edit the story, change "realized" to, "came to the opinion;" we have a very different question, don't we?

Regardless of how good a friend the daughter might be, I would be inclined to stay the buck out of the family dynamic, and let the old folks live their declining years as they please.

Life is short, especially when you're old - keeping the house up would seem to take a back seat to her parent's enjoyment of simply owning the thing.

Tell the daughter that you'd be whatever it is you'd be if they decide to ever list the old house with you.

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Most old people would be better off doing what "we" tell them to do: get rid of the old stuff, get the photos off the wall, dust behind the tube TV ... better yet, get a nice 50" LCD in here, get a pet, get rid of the old pet, change the furnishings the carpets paint a different color get out more eat better on and on and on . . .

We're real estate agents, licensed by the state to sell real estate. We're not life coaches, senior citizen counselors, or a lot of other stuff.
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Wed Nov 5, 2008
Vicky Chrisner answered:
Brenda - if you don't know how to do it, you probably should consult an attorney. Real estate is big business, and I hate to see people lose BIG money trying to save pennies by doing it themselves. ... more
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