Community FAQ's

Community FAQs

 

Amenity Access

Pool

  • What are the operating hours of the pool?

The pool season typically runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day. During season, the pool is open every day from 11:00 AM – 8:30 PM. 

  • How many guests can I have at the pool?

Residents are permitted up to 4 guests at any time. 

  • Where is the pool located?

The pool is located at Daisy Dr. DeSoto, TX 

  • Is alcohol allowed at the pool?

<If No> Use of alcohol is strictly prohibited at the pool . 

 

 

Architectural

  • What types of exterior modifications can I make to my home without requiring approval of the association?

All exterior modifications or improvements should be approved through the community association’s architectural control process. Please complete the architectural request form.

  • Where do I find my community's architectural modification request form? 

<If in TownSq Documents> The architectural modification request form can be found under the Documents section of TownSq

  • What's the process for submitting the application? How long does it take to get approval?

Once the application is submitted it will be reviewed by the <Architectural Review Board – insert specific name here>. This committee of <volunteer homeowners> is tasked by the Board of Directors to review each submission to determine that the request is in compliance with the association’s architectural guidelines. A response from the committee may take as many as 30 days from the date of submission. Please ensure that you provide as much information as possible with your application to avoid delays. 

  • What is the status of my application?

If you have not heard from the Community Manager or <Architectural Review Board – insert specific name here> within 4 days from the date of submission, please submit a request via TownSq or email your Community Manager at Brittany.Lockhart@goodwintx.com

Board Meetings

 

  • How do I find out when the next Board meeting takes place?

Board Meeting dates and times are typically noticed via the News and Events section of TownSq. If you have registered your email address, we will also send meeting details via email in advance of the meeting. 

  • Where can I find copies of the most recent Meeting Minutes?

Meeting minutes are posted in the Documents section of TownSq

 

Common Area Maintenance

  • The landscaper is not cutting my backyard. Why?

There can be several reasons why the landscaper may have been unable to mow the rear of your home. This could include not having access (gate was locked), standing water preventing the ability to mow, or other. Should you have any concerns, please submit a request via TownSq

  • What does the Association maintain and what am I responsible for maintaining?

Homeowners are responsible for lawns and anything on their property. 

  • I need to report a maintenance issue to a common area in the community...

We sincerely appreciate your efforts in alerting our management team of any maintenance issues in your community. Please submit a request via please submit a request via TownSq and include a picture and as much detail as possible where applicable. You will be able to track the status of your request via TownSq. 

  • What is the trash/waste pick-up schedule for my community?

Tuesdays.

  • What is the bulk pick-up schedule for my community?
  • 3rd weekend.

How do I get a mailbox key?

Please contact your local United States Postal Center for instructions on obtaining your mailbox key or contact a locksmith if your house was purchased as a resale. 

Compliance

  • I just received a violation notice. Who can I talk to about it?

Covenant violation related inquiries can be directed to our Compliance Department at compliance@goodwintx.com. Additional contact information is available on the notice you received.  

  • I need to report an issue with a neighbor's home. 

Please submit a request via please submit a request via TownSq and include a picture and as much detail as possible where applicable.

  • When does your compliance driver come through our community?

The schedule will vary, but our compliance drivers typically visit the community on a bi-weekly basis. Spot inspections are also completed. 

  • Is there a list of do's and don'ts I can give to my tenant?

A copy of the community’s Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions can be found on your community’s website by visiting www.goodwintx.com and entering your community name in the “Find My Community Page” field at the top right corner of our webpage. 

Contacts

  • Who can I reach for help?

We have a team of industry professionals standing by to assist you. Here are the various ways you can reach us:


TownSq App: Submit a request via our web and mobile application. 


Customer Service Team: Available Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-6:00 PM.

855-289-6007 or info@goodwintx.com. Live Chat is available on our website at www.goodwintx.com.


Brittany Lockhart, Community Manager: By phone at __________ (Office) or 972-890-3839 (Mobile). Via email Brittany.Lockhart@goodwintx.com.


Compliance Team: Covenant violation related inquiries can be directed to compliance@goodwintx.com.

  • How can I reach the Board of Directors?

You are invited to address the Board of Directors at the next scheduled Board Meeting or by submitting a request via TownSq.

Documents

  • Where can I find the governing documents of the association?
  • A copy of the community’s governing documents can be found on your community’s website by visiting www.goodwintx.com and entering your community name in the “Find My Community Page” field at the top right corner of our webpage. 

Financial

  • What is my balance?

You can view your account balance by logging in to TownSq. You may also request your balance by contacting our Customer Service team Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-6:00 PM by phone, 855-289-6007, or via email at info@goodwintx.com. Live Chat is available on our website at www.goodwintx.com

  • How do I pay my assessment?

For your convenience, we offer several payment options:

 

Option 1: Mail-In Your Payment to the following address:


(Association Property Code) – Association Name

c/o Goodwin Processing Center

PO Box 93447

Las Vegas, NV 89193-3447

 

Option 2: TownSq website (www.townsq.io) or mobile application. Your account balance is also available by accessing your TownSq account.


From the web:

Login to TownSq at https://app.townsq.io/login

From the top of your home page feed, select the account you’d like to make a payment on.

Click “make a payment” to choose from a menu of options including pay your open balance, set up a recurring payment or make a one-time custom payment.


From the TownSq App:

From the top of your mobile feed, choose the account you’d like to make a payment on.

Click “make a payment” to choose from a menu of options including pay your open balance, set up a recurring payment or make a one-time custom payment.

TownSq offers both ACH and debit/credit card payment options. When making credit card payments online, there is a $1 convenience fee plus 3.5% of the total payment amount. This fee is based on your assessment. When making a payment via e-check, there is a $1 convenience fee.

Option 3: Bank Bill Pay Service - If you use a bill payment service that automatically makes payments for you, please change the name of the payee and the address for payment to the PO Box address referenced above.  You will need to note your account number and association code (ENTER CODE HERE) in the memo section of your check.

  • Can I pay my assessment with a credit/debit card? 

Yes, credit/debit cards are accepted through TownSq. 

From the web:

Login to TownSq at https://app.townsq.io/login

From the top of your home page feed, select the account you’d like to make a payment on.

Click “make a payment” to choose from a menu of options including pay your open balance, set up a recurring payment or make a one-time custom payment.

 

From the TownSq App:

From the top of your mobile feed, choose the account you’d like to make a payment on.

Click “make a payment” to choose from a menu of options including pay your open balance, set up a recurring payment or make a one-time custom payment.

TownSq offers both ACH and debit/credit card payment options. When making credit card payments online, there is a $1 convenience fee plus 3.5% of the total payment amount. This fee is based on your assessment. When making a payment via e-check, there is a $1 convenience fee.

  • What is my property code?

Your Property Code is DCMH

  • What is the Management ID?

6587

  • When is my assessment due?

Owners will pay their Assessments in their tax bill to Dallas County. Here is the contact information for Dallas County:

Customer Care: 214-653-7811

property@dallascounty.org


  • Payments by mail must be made by cashier’s check, personal check, or money order to:
  • John R. Ames, CTA
    Dallas County Tax Assessor/Collector
    P O Box 139066
    Dallas, Texas 75313-9066


To view your current statement go to:

https://www.ci.desoto.tx.us/

  • Where can I find my account number?
  • You can find your account number in your billing statement or coupon book. If you cannot locate your account number, please contact our Customer Service team at 855-289-6007.

Owner Information

  • How do I update my contact information/mailing address?

Contact our Customer Service team Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-6:00 PM by phone, 855-289-6007, or via email at info@goodwintx.com. Live Chat is available on our website at www.goodwintx.com. You can also submit a request through TownSq

Resales

  • How do I get a lender questionnaire completed? 

Lender questionnaires can be ordered via the HomeWise website at https://www.homewisedocs.com/.

  • How much does a lender questionnaire cost?

Visit the HomeWise website at https://www.homewisedocs.com/ for pricing. 

  • Where do I obtain a resale certificate?

Resale Certificates can be ordered via the HomeWise website at https://www.homewisedocs.com/.

  • I'm the Lender and would like to get a statement. Is there a charge for this?

TownSq

  • What is TownSq?

TownSq is an all-in-one mobile app designed to help you connect, collaborate and stay up-to-date with your community – any time on any device. TownSq streamlines operations for board members and simplifies community living for homeowners. With TownSq you can: 

 

Easily communicate with neighbors, community managers, and board members 

Manage your account and pay online

Get up-to-date community news and events

Request and review status of service inquiries

Participate in community polls

Access community forms and documents

And more…

 

How do I register for TownSq?


Registering for TownSq is fast and easy. Follow the steps below to get started:


Visit https://app.townsq.io/ais/sign-up

Enter your Account Number and Zip code (Physical property address)

Provide your email address and create a password

  • I'm getting an error when I try to register for TownSq. Can you help?

Contact our Customer Service team Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-6:00 PM by phone, 855-289-6007, or via email at info@goodwintx.com. Live Chat is available on our website at www.goodwintx.com

  • How do I change my email preferences for TownSq notifications?

Once you have logged in to TownSq, you can edit your notification preferences by editing your profile. To edit your profile, click on your name in the top right-hand corner of the TownSq page and a drop down will appear with the “Edit Profile” link.

  • How do I submit a request in TownSq?

Once you have logged in to TownSq, click the “Requests” link on the menu bar on the left-hand side of your screen. 

  • I forgot my TownSq password, how can I reset it?

Visit https://app.townsq.io/user-recovery to reset your password.