Section 1. Community Organization Membership. There shall be one membership in the Community organization for each Lot in the Subdivisions subject hereto and no more. The fee title owner of each Lot which is not subject to a recorded contract for purchase and sale of the Lot or the holder or the vendee's interest under a recorded contract for purchase and sale of each Lot shall hold a membership in the Community Organization. Such membership shall be appurtenant to and not severable from such fee ownership or vendee's interest and shall transfer with the transfer of the fee title or vendee's interest without further action on the part of the Community Organization or its several members. Membership shall stand in the name or names of the persons or parties who have such interests from time to time as they may appear in the public record.
Section 2. Lien. In order to provide for the proper operation of the Community Organization and the maintenance and improvement and preservation of any property which the Community Organization acquires for the benefit of the Lots, each grantee and vendee of Lots, their heirs, successors and assigns shall and do, by the act of accepting a deed or entering into a contract of sale as vendee, jointly and severally agree that they and each of them shall be members of the Community Organization and shall pay to the Community Organization dues and charges levied according to the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws of the Community Organization against them as member of the Community Organization. In the event that any such dues or charges remain unpaid to the Community Organization for a period of sixty days after the due date, then the Community Organization may place a written notice of public record in King County, Washington, that the Community Organization claims a lien against the Lot to which the membership is appurtenant for the amount of delinquent dues and charges together with interest at the rate of twelve percent per annum from the date due until paid and attorney's fees as herein provided. From and after recording such notice, and not prior to such recording, the Lot to which the membership is appurtenant shall be subject to a lien to the Community organization as security for all unpaid dues and charges in the amount designated therein with interest and attorneys' fees, together with all future unpaid dues and charges accrued until the lien arising because of the notice is released by the Community Organization. The lien herein granted to the Community Organization shall be subordinate to the lien of any bona fide mortgage or deed of trust given for value recorded prior to the recording of the notice of claim. A release of a lien shall only release the lien arising because of the notice but not rights under this Article to file a subsequent notice of claim of lien for subsequent delinquencies after a notice is released. Such lien may be foreclosed in the manner of a mortgage of real property and in such foreclosure action the Community Organization shall recover a reasonable sum as attorneys' fees therein and the reasonable and necessary costs of searching and abstracting the public record. Notwithstanding any provisions hereof appearing to the contrary, the sale or transfer of title to a Lot pursuant to a mortgage foreclosure or any proceeding in lieu thereof, shall extinguish the lien created hereby for any unpaid dues and charges which became due prior to such sale or transfer; provided that no sale or transfer shall relieve such Lot from a lien for dues and charges thereafter becoming due and provided further that "mortgage" as used in this sentence means a mortgage, deed of trust or other security given for a debt which is guaranteed by the Veterans Administration or insured by The Federal Housing Administration as agencies of the United States government.