Zillow Advice: Home Buying - what are common charges?and are they paid with a mortgage http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/what-are-common-charges-and-are-they-paid-with-a-mortgage/530376/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Common charges are similar ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/what-are-common-charges-and-are-they-paid-with-a-mortgage/530376/ <a rel="nofollow" href="http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2013/03/27/how_monthly_fees_are_calculated_in_coops_and_condos.php">Common charges</a> are similar to homeowner association fees in that they go to pay for the maintenance of the whole building, grounds or facilities of the coop or condo. They are typically not included in the mortgage amount and are paid separately by each owner monthly or yearly. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:29:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/what-are-common-charges-and-are-they-paid-with-a-mortgage/530376/ 2014-02-28T19:29:00Z