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January 5, 2018

The Year-End & the HOA’s Financials

This time of year, William Douglas’ Accounting Department is in high gear preparing for our clients’ financial year-end along with getting dues payment coupons out for […]
January 5, 2018

Winterizing Checklist for HOA Members

Winterizing is the process that every HOA member should undertake to make their home ready for winter. Freezing temperatures, ice, snow and wind can cause severe […]
December 28, 2017

CC&Rs Defined

“CC&Rs (Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions), also known as the declaration or declaration of covenants, conditions, and restrictions, is a governing document used primarily for planned communities. […]
December 28, 2017

Annual Audits & Reviews

Each year William Douglas Management’s Accounting Department seeks quotes from outside CPA firms to perform audits and reviews for our client’s financial records. A quote for […]
December 26, 2017

New ADA Pool Accessibility Mandates & the HOA

There has been a great deal of media coverage of the ADA pool accessibility mandates that have affected public pools and hotel swimming pools recently, including […]
December 15, 2017

The Media = The Perception = The Reality

It seems like a week does not go by without a negative newspaper article or negative broadcast news story about a homeowner association somewhere. The story […]
December 8, 2017

Membership Misconceptions

It is easy to forget what some in the membership and the general public perceive about homeowner associations. For example, many disputes over architectural changes may […]
December 8, 2017

Homeowner Associations and the Media

It seems like hardly a day passes when there is not a homeowner association in the news for a myriad of reasons. Some good reasons and […]
November 30, 2017

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