The Helsing Group, Inc., provides homeowner associations (HOAs) throughout California with assistance in governance and financial matters. Since its founding in 1991, The Helsing Group has helped more than 1,500 planned communities, mixed-use complexes, and condominiums of various sizes. Currently, the company aids 80 HOAs. Understanding the importance of a strong sense of community in any environment, The Helsing Group provides educational courses and guidance to members and managers of HOAs. These courses, offered through the Community Association Training Resource Center, encompass such topics as holding elections, comprehending and creating California Department of Real Estate (DRE) budgets, conducting social events, and reading reserve studies. However, The Helsing Group also knows that each community has its own particular needs, and employees regularly interact with managers and other important individuals to receive feedback and offer advice. Forming groups that focus on specific areas such as landscaping and parking serves as a reliable way to involve members in policy-making decisions. Specialists at The Helsing Group can take care of things like billing, taxes, and accounting, thus eliminating the need for the HOA to hire a separate accountancy firm. As an Accredited Community Management Firm, The Helsing Group remains subject to audits from outside organizations, but interested parties with clearance can review its records either in person or online. Tenants wanting to sell a property can go through The Helsing Group, which has its own escrow department to handle legal documents and financial transfers, at no cost to the HOA. For homeowners late on their bills or rent, the firm recommends a third-party collection agency to obtain the delinquent funds; this agency does not charge the HOA for the service. To learn more about The Helsing Group, visit helsing.com. There, potential customers can investigate the myriad services provided by the company. In its pro bono endeavors, The Helsing Group develops DRE budgets for local chapters of Habitat for Humanity International.