Homeside Properties Announces AMS Designation


ALPHARETTA, GA – August 31, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Homeside Properties, Inc., an Associa company, is proud to announce Community Manager Sarah Magee recently received her Association Management Specialist (AMS) designation through Community Associations Institute (CAI). The AMS designation is the second level in the CAI career development track for community association managers.

“We are extremely proud of Sarah for achieving this important step in her career path,” said Ken Koushel Homeside President and CEO. “Her commitment to continuing education and professional development is a great asset to both Homeside and the communities we manage.”

Those receiving the AMS designation demonstrate a higher level of commitment to their career and the community association industry. An AMS designation is recommended for managers who want to enhance their career opportunities by increasing their knowledge and expertise.

To earn the AMS designation, a community manager must have at least two years verified experience in financial, administrative, and facilities management of at least one association. They must also successfully pass the M-100 course, take at least one M-200 series course and successfully pass the CMCA (Certified Manager of Community Associations) exam administered by NBC-CAM.

Magee graduated from Lanier Technical College with a degree in Marketing and Management. She began her career in multi-family property management and made the transition to Association Management in 2005. A community association management professional for six years, Magee has directed a staff of 14 portfolio managers and additional supporting staff and currently oversees a portfolio of condominiums and HOAs.

Homeside Properties is a member of the Georgia Chapter of the Community Associations Institute and is a recognized leader in Homeowner and Condominium Association Management in the Greater Atlanta Metropolitan area. Its sole focus has been to deliver performance that enriches communities and enhances the lives of the people it serves. To learn more, visit or find them on Facebook by visiting and searching for Homeside Properties.


About Associa
Building successful communities for more than 30 years, Associa is the leader in community association management and serves its clients with local knowledge, national resources and comprehensive expertise. Based in Dallas, Associa and its 8,000 employees operate more than 100 branch offices in the United States and Mexico. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to and Find us on Facebook (, follow us on twitter ( and watch us on YouTube (


Carol Piering
VP Corporate Communications

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