my property in Georgia, can HOA place lien in real state record without judgment? and, if yes what long time it takes the lien expire from the record
(remember i said make lien with no judgment no court just lien only)....
thanks for everybody
Don’t know GA law, but typically yes, no court judgment is required. Would likely be good for at least 20 years. You’ll need to deal with it.
You'll want to review the HOA's CCRs ... you likely received a copy of these docs before purchasing. These are the covenants, conditions and restrictions which run with the land and are applicable to all owners. There should be a section or two in those docs which discuss dues/assessments (and the liens created thereby) as well as violations and how those become liens. The priority of the HOA lien vs. other interests should also be discussed.
HOA dues/assessments are almost always a lien from the day they become due without the need for recording.
How long a lien remains enforceable (typically referred to as the limitations period for enforcing a lien) is usually state law. Good luck.
Updated over 1 year ago
One more thing... if the HOA did record a lien, there should be a method to challenge it in court if so desired.
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