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Renovating Your Home in an HOA: What You Can and Can't Do


[Updated: Apr 09, 2021 ] Jan 04, 2020 by Liz Brumer

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• Rewiring or adding electrical.
• Anything structural, like removing interior or exterior walls, moving plumbing, or changing or adding rooms, including major bathroom or kitchen renovations.
• Exterior changes like a new roof, exterior paint or landscaping, a new front door, trim, or gutters, or other exterior features.
• Flooring.
• Interior paint or wallpaper.
• Light fixtures, including switches and outlets.
• Sink, shower, and bath fixtures.
• Interior trim, like baseboards or crown molding.
• Kitchen appliances, counters, or sinks.
• Landscaping in your fenced backyard (as long as it will not be seen above the fence line).

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