Byline: Jordan I. Shifrin
Many people move into a new home which in turn makes them a member of an association. Frequently, it is a matter of days or even weeks before they become acclimated. While purchasing extension cords and deciding where to hang pictures, the new homeowner must also make it a priority to learn about the rights and obligations of being an association member. A new association member should become familiar with the rules immediately and also have some familiarity with the covenants and by-laws.
Surprisingly, someone may move into a new home in an association and either not understand that there is one (usually these are single family homes) or learn what is expected of them.
Association living is a binding contract between …