Clearview Estates Annual Property Assessment
Under the Covenants of Clearview Estates, each property owner is responsible for the payment of an Annual Assessment. The purpose of the Annual Assessment is:
- Provide for the improvement, repairs, and maintenance of the public rights-of-way located within Clearview.
- Provide for the repair and maintenance of the riding trail fence.
- Provide for such maintenance as deemed necessary by the Board.
- Provide for the enforcement of the Covenants and Restrictions.
- Provide for other services which the Association is authorized to provide.
Annual Assessment Dues For All Property Owners
- The current Annual Assessment Dues for 2018 is $130.00 levied on each property.
- The Treasurer mails invoices for next year's Annual Assessment Dues to all property owners by the end of November of the prior year.
- Invoices are mailed to the owner and address on record at the Citrus County Assessor's Office as of November 1st in the prior year.
- If your mailing address has changed and you have not notified the Citrus County Assessor's Office, immediately contact the Clearview Estates Treasurer to update your new address then contact the Assessor's Office.
- If you have not received the Invoice for next year's Annual Assessment Dues by December 31st of the prior year, immediately contact the Clearview Estates Treasurer.
- Dues are payable on or before January 1st of each year.
- Personal checks or cashier's checks are the only acceptable form of payment. Checks must be payable in U.S. funds only.
- All money received will first be applied to any outstanding delinquent assessments, late fees, and interest charges owed by the property owner/s. Then any remaining money will be applied against current Annual Assessment Dues.
- Assessment Dues become delinquent if not paid by February 1st each year and a $25.00 Service Fee is charged to the property owner.
- If the Dues are not received by March 1st, an interest charge is imposed on the delinquent property owner at the rate of 1.25 percent per month on the unpaid balance commencing February 1st and continuing monthly until the Association receives all assessment monies. The interest charge is not compounded and equates to an annual rate of fifteen percent (15%).
Annual Grass Cutting Assessment For Vacant Lot Property Owners
- Owners of vacant (unimproved) properties are required to pay for the annual cost of cutting their grass.
- For 2017 the Annual Grass Cutting Assessment is $202.32 for a riding trail lot, $224.80 for a non-riding trail lot, or $120.00 for a heavily treed lot. Vacant lots will be cut (8) times per season, March through October.
- The Annual Grass Cutting Assessment is included in the Invoice for the Annual Assessment Dues.
- The Annual Grass Cutting Assessment is subject to the same payment requirements, delinquent interest terms, and other conditions as the Annual Assessment Dues.
Mail your payment to:
Clearview Estates Of Citrus Hills POA
2541 N. Reston Terrace
Hernando, FL 34442
Collection Of Delinquent Assessment As Provided By The Covenants
- In the event Annual Assessments are unpaid, the Association may bring action at law for the collection of delinquent assessments against a property owner or owners personally obligated for the payment.
- The Association may record a claim of lien against the Property on which the assessment is unpaid.
- The Association may pursue one or more remedies at the same time or successively.
- The Association shall add the following to the total amount of the delinquent assessment:
- Actual attorney's fees.
- Costs of preparing and filing the claim of lien.
- Costs of the complaint in such action.
- Cost of the suite thereon.
For additional information, contact the Clearview Estates Treasurer through the Villages Services Co-operative Property Manager at (352) 746 - 6770
* Statements made on this page were taken, in whole or in part, from the Clearview Estates Covenants.
* Please read the Clearview Estates Covenants for the full content of legal duties and
responsibilities imposed on the Association and the Property Owners.
If your mailing address has changed and you have not notified the Citrus County Assessor's Office, immediately call the Clearview Estates Treasurer to update your new address.