All About Condos

Date: May 2, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
From your home or office computer

PDF course materials will be provided to you by email one day before the course. Additional information about logging-on for the webinar will be sent to you in an email after you have registered for the course.

Everything you ever wanted to know about Common Interest Developments and were afraid to ask!

Course Description
There are over 49,000 Common Interest Developments (CID) in the state of California with probably over 9 million people living in them, according to the California Law Revision Commission, citing Levy & Erianger, 2010 California Community Association Statistics 1, (2020). This course is designed to give you the competitive and knowledgeable edge when listing or selling a CID property.

This class will help you understand the terminology, governing documents, transferring of ownership, and many other issues when involved in the sale. This course will provide you with vital information that is correct and current needed to serve this unique market.


How you will benefit from taking this course:

  • Learn what a CID is and why this has become a popular type of homeownership for so many
  • Receive the information needed to show, list and sell a CID property
  • Understand the loans and programs available for financing a CID property
  • Discover what the necessary documentation is needed by the seller
  • Review the disclosure documents that are usually included

This course covers:

  • Definition of a CID
  • The four types of CIDs
  • The Homeowner Association
    • Policy
    • Dues/Assessments
    • Violations and Fines
    • Meetings
    • Minutes
    • Board of Directors (BOD)
  • CID Documents
    • Costs
    • Transfer fees
    • Governing Documents
    • Articles of incorporation
    • Subdivision Map
    • CC&Rs (including use restrictions)
    • Bylaws
    • Rules and Regulations
    • Architectural Standards
  • Additional disclosures
  • Can rules be changed?
  • What happens when rules are broken?
  • CIDS Management Companies and their roles
    • Self-Management
    • Professional Management
    • Full Management
    • Financial Management
    • Managers
  • Showing and selling CIDs
  • Financing for CIDs
    • FHA
    • Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (FNMA/FHLMC)
    • Portfolio Lending (Banks lending Depositors' funds)
    • Important HOA factors affecting qualifying buyers

Please note: Purchase of this course is for use by a single person and may not be broadcast, recorded or shared by more than one individual. If you are interested in showing this course in your office, please contact C.A.R. Education at for Broker Pricing Information.

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