The benefits of our Homeowners Association:
One of the best things about living in Celebrate 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 Celebrate your home.
Items covered by the HOA
- Lawn Maintenance
- Maintenance of the Lawn Irrigation System
- Pool, Spa and Riverside Lodge Expenses
- Committee Expenses
- Management Fees
- Common Area Insurance
- General Administrative Expenses
- Common Utilities
- Monthly Homeowners Association: $258.72
Celebrate Virginia North Master Association: $27.39
Total Monthly Cost: $286.11
How is the governing board structured?
Board consists of 3 Pulte Employees and in January 2017 there will be a voting homeowner added.
What committees contribute to the governing board?
Social Committee (including the Travel and Pot Luck Sub-Committees), Grounds Committee (including the Green Thumbs Sub-Committee), Communications (including the Hospitality Subcommittee), Facilities, Finance, several ad-hoc committees are formed for various reasons.
Does the HOA survey residents to find out about new interests?
Yes, they began doing so this year.
Are all the community activities included in the fees?
The committees, groups and clubs plan the events. Some of the activities do require a fee to participate, but most are free of charge.
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 HOA fee is reviewed annually as part of the budget process. The HOA fee has been very stable with no changes from 2013 to 2014 and only minor changes from a decrease of $5.00 in 2015 to a $2.00 increase for 2016. The Master Fee increases 3% yearly.
Does the HOA maintain all the amenities?
Does the HOA have a community newsletter or intranet site for residents?
Celebrate has an intranet site.
Is there a process in place to get a new club chartered?
Yes, the community Lifestyle Director is happy to help new clubs and groups get started.
What are the rules for visiting grandchildren?
Grandchildren can stay overnight for a maximum of 90 days in a consecutive 12 month period. While at Celebrate, they must follow rules of the community. Most notably, they must always be accompanied by a resident when using the community amenities and facilities.
Are there activities for visiting grandchildren?
There is a grandparents group that plans special activities for children. There is a Kids' Swim daily from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Service First Management and Consulting (Onsite)
HOA is managed by:
10 Montera Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22406