I owe back fees on my condo, can they put a lien on me

I owe approximately 3 months back fees on my condo, and am
willing pay what I can, but they are threatening to put a lien on my
property

Asked on June 9, 2016 under Real Estate Law, Florida

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Yes, they can do this: the law allows condo associations to put liens on individual condo owners property for back or unpaid condo fees so long as the deed and/or condo association documents state that they may do this. The lien does not force a sale of your property, however; what is does is guaranty they will be paid by not letting you sell the property without paying off the lien.


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