Our homeowners association has a lien on a property that owes for several years of non-paid dues. A few months after the lien was placed, the ownership of the property transferred to someone else either through a quit claim deed or some other instrument. What happens to our lien against the property? Does it stay attached to the property, or do we need to sue the previous owner?
Lien Our homeowners association has a lien on a property that owes for several…
The lien remains on the property. the usual course would be to take action against the current owner, and let him collect from the former owner.
J. Robert Thompson Attorney
309 Sycamore St.
Decatur, GA 30030
I have been doing HOA law as a part of my practice for about 15 years. The lien remains on the property and you can take legal action against the current owner. Feel free to give me a call.
Charles W. Field
Charles W. Field, Attorney at Law
911 Duluth Hwy., Ste. D-3211
Lawrenceville (north Atlanta), GA 30043