FLORIDA – Active duty sailor loses home to unpaid HOA fees
First Coast News: Active duty sailor loses home to unpaid HOA fees
By Ken Amaro, First Coast News
October 16, 2015
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The home Mark Bryant purchased in 2006 is modest but he loves it.”I worked real hard for my house,” he said. While stationed at Mayport, the gunner’s mate purchased the house in the Creekside subdivision with hopes of returning to Jacksonville when he retires. “Now it is being taken away from me due to a wrongful foreclosure,” he said.
Bryant is still active duty in the Navy, stationed in Virginia. He lost his home because of $750 in unpaid homeowners association fees. “It has been stressful,” said Bryant. How did this happen?
His documents show he was stationed in Bahrain during the two years the fees went unpaid — 2012-2014. Bryant said he was never notified. Court records show an unnamed woman was served in Virginia at a previous address. Bryant said the unnamed woman in the record is not his ex-wife. Read more: