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  • Hydrangeas

    Vegetative Buffers to Control Soil Erosion

    Nov 16, 2017 10:07 AM

    Shoreline erosion should be a concern of anyone with a lake, pond or stream on their property. Erosion is a natural process, and to a certain extent it is inevitable—if not entirely benign. But, it is also a force that needs to be monitored and manag

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    CAI Helps to Overturn Errors in HOA Case

    Aug 29, 2017 03:33 PM

    On May 25, 2017, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued rulings in the case of Starling v. Lake Meade Property Owners Association, reversing a decision of the Pennsylvania Superior Court and reconfirming a community association’s ownership of and authority over key parts of its common facilities.

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    No Right to Withhold Assessment Payments

    Aug 25, 2017 05:13 PM

    Unit owners occasionally threaten to “escrow” assessments, and wrongfully assume that if they are not satisfied with the board’s maintenance, repair, replacement, governance, management, or operation of the association, they are entitled to simply withhold assessment payments, similar to what may be permissible pursuant to landlord-tenant law.

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  • Concierge - It's More Than Just a Word.

    Jun 15, 2017 12:06 PM

    Nothing can add more value, at no cost, than offering a “Five Diamond” concierge service and it isn’t difficult to achieve. It begins with hiring inspired people and giving them the right resources.

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  • Fire Escape and Fire Balcony Inspections: New Philadelphia Code Requirement for all Buildings

    Jun 14, 2017 12:30 PM

    Fire escapes have played an important role in the urban development of many American cities. They have been used by residents for many different functions including informal balconies, gardening and planting areas, and more.

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  • Experience Counts in Complex High Rise Transitions

    Aug 04, 2016 12:20 PM

    Transition of control of the board of trustees of a condominium association can be particularly complex when the common elements include a high rise building.

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  • Philadelphia's Facade Reporting Requirement

    Jul 02, 2016 12:11 PM

    As of June 30, 2015, all buildings more than six stories high or with other features more than sixty feet tall are required to file a written report with the City of Philadelphia on the condition of the façade of the building.

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