Part of the reason that California families buy homes is so their children have the freedom to play. Neighborhood kids often get together to play, ride their bikes or otherwise spend time together. Now, one community has angered many homeowners' association members by attempting to restrict where their children can play.
Are you looking to buy a house, condominium or townhouse here in California? In many instances, you will need to pay dues to a homeowners' association. It might be helpful to have an understanding of what benefits homeowners' association members receive in exchange for their dues.