Fall 2007 Consumers & Communities

Consumer Focus
Why more associations are catering to homebuyers and homesellers with education, advocacy, and outreach.
By Bridget McCrea

Community Building
By getting involved locally, associations and their members are increasing livability in their communities.
By Masha Zager

Charity Driven
Charity work brings associations a sense of fellowship and service, plus valuable media attention. By Mary K. Fons

Public Events
Associations consider housing fairs, first-time homebuyer seminars, and community festivals as ways to promote members.
By Steve DeBretto

Chair Report
By Walt Baczkowski

Executive Briefing Association News and Events By Carolyn Schwaar

Media: Befriend the Press
By Amy Ritsko-Warren

Legal Update: Top 10 Risks
By Laurie Janik

Technology: Consumer Web Sites
By Carolyn Schwaar

Best Practices: Promote a Real Estate Career
By Carolyn Schwaar


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