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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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  • Podcast: Efficient & Effective Association Meetings

    Jun 12, 2017 03:01 PM

    Community association board and committee meetings can be dreadful for all those involved. Meetings typically run long, homeowners tend to vent on issues not on the agenda, and sometimes little is accomplished. But this does not need to be the case. By establishing some simple rules, your community association meetings can become more effective and more efficient. We'll discuss these topics in this episode of Community Matters podcast.

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    NJ Legislative Update

    May 31, 2017 02:17 PM

    CAI’s New Jersey Legislative Action Committee (NJ LAC) has been hard at work this Spring on several issues important to community associations in the state.

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  • Podcast: Why Your Community Association Needs a Reserve Study

    May 19, 2017 03:05 PM

    In this episode of CAI's Community Associations Podcast, we talk with John Hershey, founder of J. Hershey Architecture Inc., about the purpose of a reserve study and why community associations of all sizes and types should have a regularly updated reserve study.

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    LAC Capitol Day Helps Move Legislative Priorities

    May 01, 2017 02:26 PM

    CAI’s Pennsylvania Legislative Action Committee spent the day at the state capitol in Harrisburg on Monday, April 24 meeting with legislators and legislative staff in a continuing effort to educate lawmakers on issues confronting community associations in the Commonwealth. The day also helped to tee up several pieces of legislation on the LAC’s priority list for the current legislative term.

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  • Podcast: Sometimes Rentals Work FOR Community Associations

    Apr 28, 2017 03:08 PM

    One of the topics that confound community associations and their boards is what to do about renters. Many times, the question is what can be done to limit them, prohibit them or somehow control them. However, in the right circumstances, possession and rental of a delinquent unit can be a real boon to an association plagued with a zombie property. We'll discuss these issues in this episode of Community Matters Podcast.

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    Legislation Passes State House Expanding Attorney General Role in Association Complaints

    Apr 21, 2017 02:20 PM

    HARRISBURG – House Bill 595, which would change the way investigations and mediation of complaints are handled in community association across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, was unanimously passed by the state House of Representatives on April 19, 2017. The bill, which is supported by CAI's Pennsylvania Legislative Action Committee (PA LAC) would assign additional powers to the Office of Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection.

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  • Podcast: Social Media Issues for Employers

    Apr 10, 2017 03:11 PM

    The continuing growth of social media has created an array of pitfalls and challenges for employers, including community associations. In this episode of Community Matters podcast, we'll cover many of these issues and offer tips on how community associations should approach social media issues in the employment process.

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  • Podcast: Project Management - Finding the Right Professional

    Apr 07, 2017 03:16 PM

    If your condo or community association is starting a capital improvement project, you want the job done right. Hiring the right professionals can mean the difference between happy residents and a satisfied board of directors and a disaster. In this p

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