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    Podcast: Workplace Laws & Community Associations

    Jul 31, 2018 03:51 PM

    CAI members – including management companies and community associations that are employers - are subject to numerous state and federal laws that govern the workplace. Compliance with these employment laws is critical to avoiding litigation.

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    Podcast: Bug Off - Pest Control for Condos & HOAs

    Jul 10, 2018 11:43 AM

    Keep your condominium, home and common areas free of pests.

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    Podcast: Sustainable Lake & Pond Management

    Jun 25, 2018 02:42 PM

    Nearly every planned community has stormwater management ponds and lakes. In this episode of Community Matters podcast, we'll be discussing how a community association can effectively manage lakes and ponds in a sustainable way.

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    Podcast: Homeowner & Resident Privacy: It's More Complicated Than You Thought

    Jun 06, 2018 02:47 PM

    The topic of privacy has been in the news recently for many different reasons. Privacy takes on different forms and many questions arise related to homeowner and resident privacy in a community association setting. Tune in for important insights.

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    Podcast: Summer Weather Impact on Homes and Communities

    May 16, 2018 11:20 AM

    Summer weather conditions - storms, heat and humidity - can have a serious impact on homes, buildings and community associations. In this episode of Community Matters Podcast, we’ll discuss summer weather's impact on homes and communities.

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    Podcast: Using Drones for Community Association Inspections & Maintenance

    Apr 12, 2018 12:15 PM

    Drones are suddenly everywhere these days. In this episode, we'll be discussing drones and how they can be effectively used in community association inspections, maintenance and engineering work.

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    Podcast: EPA Lead Paint Renovation & Repair Regulations

    Mar 21, 2018 01:14 PM

    In 1978, lead paint was banned in the United States. But just because there was no lead paint used in new construction after 1978 doesn't mean there's no more danger from lead paint.

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    Podcast: Roof & Siding Maintenance

    Mar 02, 2018 01:54 PM

    In this episode, We’ll be exploring some maintenance issues - specifically roof and siding maintenance and replacement for homes and, in particular, multifamily housing projects including condominiums and homeowner associations.

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    Podcast: Community Association Insurance & Water Damage Claims

    Feb 16, 2018 08:26 AM

    In this podcast, we discuss water damage claims, including what is covered by your insurance policy, whose insurance covers a loss affecting more than one unit and how you should be dealing with the insurance company.

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    Podcast: Fair Housing Issues in Condos & HOAs: A Legal Q&A

    Feb 01, 2018 09:12 AM

    The topic for this episode is Fair Housing in community associations. This topic comes up very often in questions from community associations, homeowners and managers.

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  • Podcast: Rules Enforcement in the Community Association

    Dec 13, 2017 10:19 AM

    Every community association has rules and in this episode of Community Matters podcast, we will be talking about why rules must be enforced in a consistent manner.

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  • Podcast: Critical Steps in Community Association Transition to Homeowner Control

    Nov 07, 2017 02:28 PM

    In this episode of Community Matters podcast, we'll be discussing transition – the transition of a newly built community from developer to homeowner control. This is a critical time for all communities under construction and the success, or not, of the transition period will set the tone for the first homeowners that take up residence in the new community association.

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  • Podcast: The Basics of Community Association Insurance

    Oct 20, 2017 02:54 PM

    In this episode of Community Associations Institute’s podcast we'll be discussing the basics of community associations insurance, a basic but critical topic for those who govern, manage and live in condominium, cooperative and homeowner associations.

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  • Podcast: ADR: Alternative Dispute Resolution - How It Works

    Oct 05, 2017 02:51 PM

    Community Associations Institute is pleased to offer the third in a three part Community Matters podcast series on Alternative Dispute Resolution. In this third and final episode in the series, we will address how ADR actually works and how it differs from a trial in court.

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  • Podcast: Five Terms that are Key to Successful ADR

    Sep 22, 2017 11:10 AM

    Community Associations Institute is pleased to offer the second in a three part Community Matters podcast series on Alternative Dispute Resolution. In the first episode, we answered the questions "What is ADR?" This episode covers the five term...

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  • Podcast: Alternative Dispute Resolution - The Basics of ADR

    Sep 08, 2017 02:34 PM

    Community Associations Institute is pleased to offer the first in a three part podcast series on Alternative Dispute Resolution. In this first episode, we address several basic questions - what is ADR, and what are the differences between mediation and arbitration. The second episode will cover the five terms that are key to success in alternative dispute resolution. The third and final episode in the series will address how ADR actually works and how it differs from a trial in court.

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  • Podcast: What You Need to Know About Community Association Governing Documents

    Aug 11, 2017 02:44 PM

    In this episode of Community Matters podcast, we discuss the documents that every community association in Pennsylvania is governed by, including the Declaration of Covenants, the bylaws of the association and rules and regulations. We discuss the hierarc

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  • Podcast: The Top 5 Directors & Officers Liability Issues and How to Avoid Claims

    Jul 27, 2017 02:48 PM

    In this episode of Community Matters podcast, Angela Costigan, Esq., with the Law Firm of Costigan & Costigan addresses the most frequently litigated Directors and Officers Liability issues, and offers tips on how to avoid claims on these issues

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  • Podcast: Medical Marijuana's Impact on Community Associations

    Jul 13, 2017 02:57 PM

    Community associations have long dealt with the issue of cigarette and other types of smoking, but does medical marijuana require new ways of thinking for community association managers and elected leaders?​

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  • Podcast: Records Retention for Community Associations

    Jun 27, 2017 02:59 PM

    One of the questions we often get from condominium and homeowner association volunteer leaders and property managers has to do with records retention. That will be the focus for this episode of CAI’s podcast – we’ll be talking about documents such as financial records, tax returns, audits, meeting minutes, board resolutions, among others. How long should these documents be kept and stored, and where?

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Podcast: Fiduciary Duty for Community Associations

    Apr 03, 2017 03:14 PM

    In this episode of CAI's Podcast, we will be talking about the important topic of fiduciary duty and what it means in the context of your condominium, cooperative or homeowner association. This is an important legal and financial term for elected board members and managers in community associations and we hope you will find this information useful to your community.

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