FirstService Residential Hosts Legal Update Seminar for Communities in Illinois

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Industry experts provide information and guidance to condominium and HOA Board members on recent legislative changes impacting community associations throughout Chicago.

Industry experts provide legal updates to Chicagoland Board members at FirstService Residential training seminar.

Industry experts provide legal updates to Chicagoland Board members

Our informative sessions provide Board members and communities with the tools they need to make crucial decisions.

FirstService Residential, Chicagoland’s leading property management company, hosted its latest free educational seminar for condominium, cooperative and homeowner association Board members on October 6, 2016 on the topic of “Legal Updates for Communities.” FirstService Residential partnered with industry attorneys from Chuhak & Tecson, Keough Moody and Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit to inform Board members about recent and upcoming legislation which could affect their communities. The session also included information from LM Funding America, Inc. regarding a new way associations can collect bad debt. Information about the legislative changes can be found on the company’s website,

“Hosting educational seminars is just one of the ways we make a difference for the communities we serve,” said Asa Sherwood, president, FirstService Residential in Illinois. “Our informative sessions provide Board members and communities with the tools they need to make crucial decisions. Together, we strive to improve property values, reduce operating costs and enhance residents’ lifestyles.”

Since launching its educational series in 2013, FirstService Residential continues to hold regular training seminars for Board members as a value-added service. Past seminars have included lectures on a variety of topics, including: Budget and Financial Health, Active Shooter Response and more.

About FirstService Residential
FirstService Residential is recognized as Illinois’ leading and most experienced full-service community association management firm. For over 65 years, FirstService Residential has continued to provide the best-in-class community management solutions and genuinely helpful service to its more than 150 communities and 50,000 residents throughout Chicagoland.

FirstService Residential is North America's largest manager of residential communities and the preferred partner of HOAs, community associations and strata corporations in the U.S. and Canada. FirstService Residential's managed communities include low-, mid- and high-rise condominiums and cooperatives, single-family homes, master-planned, lifestyle and active adult communities, and rental and commercial properties.

With an unmatched combination of deep industry experience, local market expertise and personalized attention, FirstService Residential delivers proven solutions and exceptional service that add value, enhance lifestyles and make a difference, every day, for every resident and community it manages. FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, a North American leader in the property services sector. For more information, visit


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