10 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN BUYING A HOME IN A FLORIDA HOA

So often, buyers overlook asking important questions about the HOA for the home they intend to put under contract, only to regret it after closing and moving in. Don’t let that be you. Below are 10 questions you should always ask.

1. What are the HOA fees and what do they cover? Are there any upcoming assessments?

2. What amenities does the community provide – pool, gym, tennis courts, etc? Are they in good repair?

3. What are the HOA’s rules and restrictions on home modifications, pets, rentals, parking, etc?

4. How much are the HOA’s reserve funds? Is the budget well managed?

5. Are there any pending or ongoing lawsuits or major disputes I should know about?

6. What is the HOA’s policy for enforcing rules, approving modifications, and resolving disputes?

7. How responsive is the HOA in handling homeowner maintenance issues and concerns?

8. Are there any special rules particular to this HOA community that I should be aware of?

9. How does the HOA communicate with residents? Are the meetings open for homeowners to attend?

10. What is the overall sense of community engagement and satisfaction among residents in the HOA?

If you are pressed for time, we, along with your choice of two of our partners, can assist with this important due diligence task.