10.01 Right of Enforcement. This Declaration and the Restrictions contained therein shall inure to the benefit of and shall be enforceable by (i) the Declarant so long as it is an Owner, (ii) the Association, and (iii) each Owner, his legal representatives, heirs, successors, and assigns.
10.02 Right of Abatement.
(a) Except where different notice provisions are provided in Sections 7.11 and 8.16, in the event of a violation or breach of any Restriction contained in this Declaration, the Association shall give written notice by certified mail to the Owner setting forth in reasonable detail the nature of such violation or breach and the speciiic action or actions needed to be taken to remedy such violation or breach If the Owner shall fail to take reasonable steps to remedy such violation or breach within thirty (30) days alter the mailing of said written notice, then the Association shall have the right of abatement ("Right of Abatement").
(b) The Right of Abatement, as used in this Section and in Sections 7.11 and 8.16 hereof means the right of the Association, through its agents and employees, to enter at all reasonable times upon any Lot or Structure as to which a violation, breach, or other condition to be remedied exists, and to take the actions specified in the notice to the Owner to abate, extinguish, remove, or repair such violation, breach, or other condition that may exist thereon contrary to the provisions hereof; without being deemed to have committed a trespass or wrongful act solely by reason of such entry and such actions, provided such entry and such actions are carried out in accordance with the provisions of this Section, and with the costs thereof including the costs of collection and reasonable attomeys' fees, together with interest thereon at the lower of the highest rate permitted by Law or eighteen percent (18%) per annum to be a binding personal obligation of such Owner enforceable in law, as well as a lien on such Owner's Lot enforceable pursuant to the provisions of Section 10.04 hereof Such lien shall be superior to any and all charges, liens, or encumbrances that may in any manner arise or be imposed upon the Lot after such entry whether arising from or imposed by judgment or decree or by any agreement, contract, mortgage, deed tor secure debt, or other instrument, excepting or11y (i) such liens for taxes or other public charges as are by applicable law made superior, (ii) the liens created by Article V hereof, and (iii) all deeds of trust or mortgages given to secure a loan the proceeds of which are used (1) to purchase a Lot or Lots (together with any and all Structures which may from time to time be placed or located thereon), or (2) to finance the construction, repair, or alteration of Structures.
l0.03 Specific Performance. Nothing contained in this Declaration shall be deemed to affect or limit the rights of the Declarant, the Association, or any Owner to enforce the Restrictions by appropriate judicial proceedings or to recover damages. However, it is hereby declared that it may be impossible to measure accurately in money the damages that will accrue to a beneficiary hereof; its transferees, successors, or assigns, by reason of a violation ot, or failure to perform any of the obligations provided by, this Declaration; and therefore, any beneficiary hereof shall be entitled to relief by way of injunction or specific performance, as well as any other relief available at law or in equity, to enforce the provisions hereof.
10.04 Collection of Assessments and Enforcement of Lien.
(a) If any Assessment, interest, cost, or other charge is not paid as required by this Declaration, the Association may (i) bring an action at law against the Owner personally obligated to pay the same, (ii) bring an action to foreclose any lien created by this Declaration against the Lot or Lots subject to the lien (which shall include the right, but not the obligation, to file a notice of lien against said Lot in the deed records ·of Tarrant County, Texas), or both, for the purpose of collecting such Assessment, cost, or charge, plus any interest thereon and costs of collection, including reasonable attorneys' fees.
(b) As an additional remedy, but in no way as a limitation on the remedies, if any Assessment, interest, cost, or other charge is not paid as required by this Declaration, each Owner hereby grants to the Association and its assigns the following irrevocable power of attorney: To sell the said Lot or Lots subject to the lien at auction, at the usual place for conducting sales at the Court House in Tarrant County, Texas, to the highest bidder for cash, after providing to the Owner all notices and performing all acts required by Section 51.002 of the Texas Property Code, all other notice being hereby waived by each Owner, and the Association or any person on behalf of the Association, or assigns, may bid and purchase at such sale and thereupon execute and deliver to the purchaser or purchasers at such sale a conveyance of said property in fee simple, which conveyance shall contain recitals as to the happenings of the default upon which the execution of the power of sale herein granted depends, and each Owner hereby constitutes and appoints the Association and its assigns, the agent and attorney in fact of each Owner to make such recitals, and hereby covenants and agrees that the recitals so to be made by the Association, or its assigns, shall be binding and conclusive upon the Owner whose property is the subject matter of such sale, and the heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns of such Owner, and the Association or assigns shall collect the proceeds of such sale, and after reserving therefrom the entire amount of assessment, interest, cost, or other charge due, together with all costs and expenses of sale and iifteen percentum (15%) ofthe aggregate amount due for attorneys’ fees, shall pay any excess to such Owner, or to the heirs or assigns of such Owner as provided by law. The power and agency hereby granted are coupled with an interest and are irrevocable by death, incapacity, or otherwise and are granted as cumulative to the remedies for collection of said indebtedness provided by law.
(e) WAIVER. EACH OWNER, BY ACCEPTANCE OF A DEED CONVEYING A LOT SUBJECT TO THIS DECLARATION, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW WAIVES ANY RIGHT WHICH OWNER MAY HAVE UNDER THE CONSTITUTION OR THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, (EXCEPTING SECTION 51.002 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY CODE) OR THE CONSTITUTION OR THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO NOTICE OR TO A JUDICIAL HEARING PRIOR TO THE EXERCISE OF ANY RIGHT OR REMEDY PROVIDED BY THIS DECLARATION, AND EACH OWNER WAIVES OWNER'S RIGHTS, IF ANY, TO SET ASIDE OR INVALIDATE ANY SAELE IDULY FCONSUMMATED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS DECLARATION ON THE GROUND (IF SUCH BE THE CASE) THAT THE SALE WAS CONSUIMMATED WITHOUT A PRIOR JUDICIAL HEARING. ALL WAIVERS BY OWNER IN THIS PARAJGRAJPH HAVE BEEN MADE VOLUNTARILY, INTELLIGENTLY AND KNOWINGLY, AFTER OWNER HAS FIRST BEEN ALLOWED THE OPPORTUNITY TO CONSULT LEGAL COUNSEL WITH RESPECT TO OWNER'S POSSIBLE RIGHTS.
10.05 No Waiver. The failure of the Declarant, the Association, or the Owner of any Lot, his or its respective legal representatives, heirs, successors, and assigns, to enforce any Restrictions herein contained shall in no event be considered a waiver of the right to do so thereafter, as to the same violation or breach or as to any violation or breach occurring prior or subsequent thereto.