The benefits of our Homeowners Association:
One of the best things about living in Sun City Hilton Head is you can relax knowing your community will keep on looking as beautiful as the day you first saw it. That's because your Homeowners Association (HOA) dues help pay for maintaining your community's common areas and amenities. Not only does that help protect your property values, it ensures you'll always be proud to call Sun City Hilton Head your home.
Items covered by the HOA
- Resident lawn care maintenance (per location, reflected in dues)
- 2 Resident Activity Cards
- 24/7 Security
- Roaming patrol
- Community Association administration buildings and employees
- Roadway maintenance
- Maintenance of fitness centers and equipment
- Maintenance of buildings that house other amenities
- Insurance on those buildings
- Maintenance of 6 swimming pools
- Maintenance of several hot spas
- Maintenance of tennis courts, bocce courts, etc.
- Maintenance of various Nature Trails
- Maintenance of all Riverbend amenities, e.g., clubhouse, pool, dock, etc.
- $2,768/year with dues billed on a quarterly basis (Sun City North Location Includes Lawn Maintenance)
How is the governing board structured?
A 5 member Board of Directors, 3 of whom are Developer appointees and 2 of whom are resident board members who are elected by the members of the association for staggered terms. The board sets the policy and the management team (First Service Residential) carries it out.
What committees contribute to the governing board?
Board Appointed Committees:
Covenants, Finance, Fitness Advisory, Golf Advisory, Government & Business Affairs, Leadership Development, Modifications, Nominating, Property & Grounds, Public Safety and Strategic Planning.
Other groups who assist:
Neighborhood Representative Council, Safety & Service Committee, Chartered Club Council
Who operates the Golf Courses?
First Service Residential operates the golf course. Managed in house.
Are all the community activities included in the fees?
Electivel events will carry an additional fee such as golf and health & wellness classes, some lifestyle classes, concerts, and shows. Some clubs may charge nominal dues to cover club operating expenses annually.
Does the HOA survey residents to find out about new interests?
An annual survey is conducted, both through the website and distributed via SunSations magazine. A variety of questions are posed to the residents.
Does the HOA have a reserve fund?
Yes. Reserve funds are maintained for future repair and replacement of assets that the HOA has long-term responsibility for, and are essential to a successful community. Reserves do not fund everyday expenses or more routine needs; the operating fund serves that.
How often are HOA fees increased?
The budget is reviewed yearly and the assessment may be raised as needed. There has been one assessment increase in the last three budget years.
Does the HOA maintain all the amentities?
Does the HOA have a community newsletter or internet site for residents?
Yes. http://www.suncityhiltonhead.org/ is the community portal for residents. A publication, SunSations is printed monthly, also there is E-News and SunScoop.
Is there a process in place to get a new club chartered?
Yes. These details may be obtained from the Lifestyle Director.
What are the rules for visiting grandchildren?
Children under the age of 19 may be a guest a maximum of 90 days in a calendar year. Children must be at least 4 years old and potty-trained to use any of the pools. Children ages 4-16 years of age are welcome at all pools during children’s hours only and must be accompanied by a supervising adult (non-guest). Pool monitors are present and may answer any questions or concerns.
Are there activities for visiting grandchildren?
There is a child’s playground at Town Square. There are pool hours at various pools throughout the community. There is a Kids’ Camp put on by the Lifestyle Department every summer.
First Service Residential
HOA is managed by:
First Service Management
127 Sun City Lane
Bluffton, SC 29909