The Orchards

Exclusive Membership

Membership in the Orchard Residents Association is automatic and mandatory with the purchase of a home in the Orchards. The payment of dues, which is reviewed and established annually, is secured by an Encumbrance (subject to upward adjustment for inflation) registered on the title of each member’s property. The Association, including the operation of the Orchards, is administered by a Board of Directors made up of Brookfield Residential and resident representatives.

 

Annual fees for 2019: $405.00* incl. GST 

*The amount of such Encumbrance for each lot and unit is $550.00 per year and is subject to an annual adjustment by the percentage increase, if any, of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) "All items" and GST.

 


Collection Procedure

Fees are due January 1

  • At the beginning of February:
    • Interest is applied to all outstanding accounts (5% per annum in excess of the prime rate of interest). Interest will be applied on the first business day of each month.
  • Beginning of March
    • Final Notice of required payments will be issued to all outstanding accounts.
  • Beginning of April
    • Accounts are handed over to the Orchards Residents Association's legal counsel, Field Law LLP, for collections.
    • Payments are no longer accepted by the Orchards Residents Association. All payments and communication regarding collection of fees is done directly between the homeowner and Field Law LLP.
    • Legal costs association with the collection of fees, as determined by Field Law LLP, will be charged back to the homeowner

It is each homeowners responsibility to ensure that payments are received by the Orchards Residents Association, in full, by the due dates. Late payment charges will be applied to each account in arrears until full payment is received.