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Community associationsHOAs, condos, co-ops, and mixed-use communities—offer choices, lifestyles, amenities, services, and efficiencies that people value. An estimated 70 million Americans choose to live in 345,000 planned communities, and that number continues to grow. Many community associations offer services and amenities that most Americans can’t afford on their own—swimming pools, tennis courts, playgrounds, lakes and ponds, professional security, and even golf courses. These communities also provide some degree of protection against neighborhood degradation and deterioration—cars on cinder blocks, dilapidated homes, or yards that are not maintained. But with all of their inherent advantages, community associations occasionally face complicated issues, none more common than the challenge of balancing the best interests of the community as a whole with the preferences of individual residents. Issues often arise because of unrealistic expectations, misinformation, and misunderstanding. You can help ensure a more positive and fulfilling community experience by learning all you can about a community association before you buy a home.

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M-202 Association Communications, February 3 -4, 2022, 12-3 p.m. ET

This course offers communication strategies that will benefit both new and experienced managers and provide the skills to better understand owners and volunteers. You’ll learn the basics of good customer service and gain the tools to effectively handle complaints, write newsletters and reports and manage public relations.

M-350 - Manager and the Law - Live Virtual Course February 17-18, 2022 12 pm – 3PM

Learn how to manage effectively in the legal environment. This course offers realistic ways to deal with the legal issues you face on the job. By reviewing cases that have impacted community associations and exploring a case step by step, you’ll gain a greater understanding of how the legal system works and how the law affects managers and their day-to-day operations.