Board Members

August 14, 2018

Why Are Our Dues…?

“Why are our dues higher than the HOA next door?” Or perhaps: “My sister’s HOA dues are less than our dues.” No matter what the one-dimensional […]
August 1, 2018

Net Income/Loss & Retained Earnings

Questions arise from HOA boards about Net Income/Loss and Retained Earnings as found on their monthly financials. Net Income is the total of excess income over […]
August 1, 2018

Delinquencies and the Desire to be Neighborly

William Douglas Management has a collections process that was reviewed and structured by attorneys who specialize in HOA collections. Because of the harsh consequences for violating […]
July 20, 2018

Roberts Rules Basics

This brief overview of Robert’s Rules of Order can be beneficial to new HOA board members for understanding the basic process of how a meeting is […]
July 16, 2018

A Poem Lovely As A Tree

I think that I shall never see. A poem lovely as a tree.   The first part of the wonderful poem “Trees” by Joyce Kilmer, praising […]
July 11, 2018

HOA Lien for Assessment

Questions arise from members, usually delinquent members, regarding “what authority does the HOA have” in collecting dues. Basically HOA’s are established in two forms, volunteer HOAs […]
July 3, 2018

What Does the HOA Membership Think?

There are more than 60 million Americans who live in HOAs and condominium communities. How do these 60 million residents feel about their own HOA? Are […]
June 26, 2018

Clothes Dryer Safety

Most homes and many HOA clubhouses have clothes dryers. Many people do not realize that clothes dryers are a major cause of fires each year. There […]
June 13, 2018

HOA Retention Ponds

A retention pond is a man-made pond or reservoir that is constructed to catch runoff water from higher elevations or improved surfaces. Retention ponds can be […]
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