FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWER SHEET
TRAILS ASSOCIATION, INC (aka)SPANISH TRAILS SENIOR VILLAGE
Who owns Trails Association INC.?
We are a resident owned park. Residents own their own lot and share ownership of the common elements. Common elements include the streets, clubhouse, and recreation areas.
What is the Maintenance Fee and when are they due?
Maintenance Fees are $85.00 per month per lot and are due on the 1st day of each month. Maintenance Fees are late if not received by the 10th of each month. After the 10th a late fee of $15.00 is added to the amount due. Maintenance fees are used to maintain the common elements of the park including the clubhouse, pool, streets, garbage pick-up twice a week and salaries for three part-time employees.
Are there any restrictions on the use of my property ?
The condominium lot shall be used only for single family residential purposes and may not be used for any commercial use.
When and where is membership meetings held?
Annual membership meetings are held in January of each year in the Park’s clubhouse. All members of the Association are encouraged to attend and to vote on all matters before the membership. Members are notified in writing of the date and time of the meeting as well as the agenda for the meeting and matters that are being voted on. This notice is also posted in the clubhouse at least 30 days before the meeting.
When and where are Directors Meetings held?
What are lot owners voting rights in the Association?
How are the directors elected?
Are there any leasing restrictions?
Is there an age limit for residents of the park?
Any person(s) who rents a home in the park must also be fifty-five (55) years of age. All persons must undergo a background check.
Does the park allow pets?
All pets shall follow Pasco Co Pet requirements.
What about utilities?
Residents pay for their own utilities including electric, water, sewer, telephone and cable TV.
What about lawn care?
Lot owners are responsible for the mowing of their own lawn and the trimming of all shrubs.
Can I use the clubhouse and swimming pool?
Who is responsible for the trimming of the palm trees?
What does it mean when it says my property is referred to as a "condominium parcel?"
State statute 718 covers Condominium requirements.
Are unit owners allowed to have patio sales?
Are owners of units allowed to make additions to their units?
Is Trails Association involved in any court cases in which it may face liability in excess of $100,000.00.
Do I have to be a member of any other association?
Are reserves fully funded?
THE STATEMENTS CONTAINED HEREIN ARE ONLY A SUMMARY IN NATURE, A PROSPECTIVE PURCHASER SHOULD REFER TO ALL REFERENCES, EXHIBITS HERETO, THE SALES CONTRACT AND THE CONDOMINIUM DOCUMENTS.