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Gated communities can be a great feature. They help to maintain some level of safety within a complex, although complete security can never be guaranteed by any complex. Gates can become a source of frustration, however, if you entertain often, or in a community that is not responsive to repairs revolving around the gate. Keep in mind your lifestyle and the amount of guests you will have when determining whether you'd like a gated community. Whatever you decide, our apartment search can help narrow it down by allowing you to search by hundreds of features, including gated communities.