Attorney's Fees Must Be 'Reasonable' in Wrongful Foreclosure Action
Facts: After a homeowner stopped paying his association dues, the association filed a notice of lien and election to sell his home. The homeowner didn’t pay the delinquent dues, and the association sold the home at foreclosure, to itself, for a minimal amount. The homeowner sued for wrongful foreclosure, and the district court ultimately ruled in favor of the association without a trial. It also awarded the association attorney’s fees. The homeowner appealed.