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    Why You Should Get a Roof Inspection Every Spring

    May 19, 2020 01:21 PM

    A roof inspection will identify any damage caused during the rough winter and early spring weather and it will put your mind at ease through the spring and summer rainstorms.

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    Take the 2020 Member Survey

    May 19, 2020 09:55 AM

    CAI wants your input as we plan for a post pandemic world. Reply by June 1.

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    Podcast: Pools in the Age of Coronavirus: To Open, or Not

    May 11, 2020 01:47 PM

    Memorial Day is fast approaching, and, with it, pool season. But, this year’s pool season is different from all the others, thanks to Coronavirus.

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    Wolf: 13 Counties Move to Yellow Phase of Reopening May 15

    May 11, 2020 12:53 PM

    Governor Tom Wolf announced 13 Pennsylvania counties will move to the yellow phase of reopening at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, May 15. T

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    What's in a Name?

    May 11, 2020 10:33 AM

    In response to our call for possible new names, we received numerous suggestions, many very good and only a few not-so-good. All told, there were eighteen unique names suggested (as several people suggested the same name).

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    Podcast: Why do I need flood insurance?

    May 07, 2020 06:01 PM

    Nearly every homeowner has asked at one point or another: why do I need flood insurance?

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    PA LAC at Work in Harrisburg during Pandemic

    May 05, 2020 09:36 AM

    Though COVID-19 has consumed virtually every moment of our day to day lives, the Pennsylvania Legislative Action Committee (PA LAC) has still been diligently working behind the scenes to promote and protect the interests of community associations.

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    Gov. Wolf Announces Reopening of 24 Counties May 8

    May 01, 2020 02:41 PM

    Gov. Wolf Announces Reopening of 24 Pennsylvania Counties Beginning May 8

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    COVID-19, Banks, and Remote

    Apr 21, 2020 12:18 PM

    Disaster Contingency and Pandemic Readiness has been a major area of focus for banks since the early 2000s.

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    Self Care During Quarantine

    Apr 17, 2020 05:04 PM

    Self-care resources

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    Governor Tom Wolf issues new executive order

    Apr 17, 2020 01:50 PM

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf issued a new executive order on April 15, 2020, which takes effect at 8:00 PM on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 8:00 PM

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    Technology Drives Life During COVID-19

    Apr 16, 2020 11:44 AM

    we’re lucky enough to live in a day and age that’s technologically advanced, so we don’t have to go at it alone. While the current situation calls for us to be socially apart, we can still do what we’ve always done through the power of the internet.

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    The Spotlight Shines on Barcode Automation, Inc.

    Apr 15, 2020 01:14 PM

    Offer your residents vehicle identification that is affordable from day 1. Barcode Automation, inc. (BAi) automates gate entry systems with laser technology. BAi equipment works better and lasts l

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    Podcast: Be Productive While Working from Home

    Apr 14, 2020 04:34 PM

    In this episode of Community Matters podcast, we’re talking with Alyssa Cowling, Technology Director and Marketing Assistant for The Rahn Companies on how to stay productive and safe while working from home.

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    A Message from CAI

    Apr 14, 2020 02:27 PM

    CAI has always been about community. To the millions of homeowners, community managers, and businesses serving the world’s HOAs, condos, and co-ops. We are Team CAI and we are here for you.

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    PA Department of State Releases Revised Real Estate Guidance

    Apr 13, 2020 09:34 AM

    REVISED Limited Guidance for Appraisers, Notaries, Title Companies, and Home Inspectors for Transactions Begun Prior to March 18, 2020

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    IMPORTANT NJ-LAC ALERT: Pending Legislation Limiting Collections

    Apr 10, 2020 02:13 PM

    The bill includes common interest community associations as “creditors” and/or “debt collectors” and would restrict their ability to collect overdue assessments, including filing liens, filing money judgment complaints, and executing on judgments.

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    Community Association Pools & Covid-19

    Apr 08, 2020 01:30 PM

    One of the big questions facing associations at this moment is whether to go through the process of opening the pool.

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    Maintaining Mental Well-Being During a Quarantine

    Apr 01, 2020 01:39 PM

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have recommended that individuals who may have been exposed to the disease self-quarantine at home for 14 days.

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    The CARES Act and You

    Apr 01, 2020 10:43 AM

    We wanted to reach out regarding the CARES Act that has been passed by Congress and signed by the president to inform you of your options during these tough economic times. Once again, the information is constantly being updated.

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    COVID 19 AND THE HOA WORKPLACE: BEWARE OF NEW LAWS!

    Mar 30, 2020 01:42 PM

    COVID 19 has been the impetus for many emergency, significant changes in federal employment law No matter how small the business, new legal obligations towards employees abound.The “HOA workplace” is no exception.

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    Podcast: Communicating After a Disaster: A Little Conversation Goes a Long Way

    Mar 30, 2020 12:18 PM

    The subject of today’s episode is communicating after a disaster, and is being recorded during the Coronavirus global pandemic, during which tens of millions of Americans are under stay at home orders.

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    Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its Effect on NJ Common Interest Communities

    Mar 27, 2020 04:27 PM

    In accordance with our mission and role on behalf of all who live and work in common interest communities in New Jersey, your CAI NJ-LAC has been monitoring the regulative and legislative activity coming from Trenton in response to the COVID-19 pande

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    Ergonomic Tips for Working from Home

    Mar 27, 2020 01:21 PM

    Working from home comes with its own set of challenges. If an employee finds themselves working from home for a prolonged period of time, it is especially important to take steps to prevent ergonomic injuries.

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    COVID-19 Message from State Rep. Rosemary Brown for the Poconos

    Mar 26, 2020 12:16 PM

    CAI has been asked by State Representative Rosemary Brown to communicate a statement expressing the Representative’s views on certain ways community associations in the Poconos may help to mitigate and control the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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    Prepare Trees for Spring in Four Easy Steps

    Mar 23, 2020 03:21 PM

    Spring is a great time to give trees the extra TLC they need to make it through the rest of the year.

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    Don't Let Coronavirus Make You Lazy!

    Mar 20, 2020 10:11 AM

    Productivity tips for working remotely

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    Tech in Trying Times

    Mar 20, 2020 09:08 AM

    With more and more businesses and organizations forced to offer remote work options, Steve Gothard offers tips to help you navigate our new reality

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    Spring Cleanup Checklist

    Mar 19, 2020 01:19 PM

    Early spring is a great time to assess your buildings and grounds for winter damage and wear and to do a spring cleanup.

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    How to find an access control vendor

    Mar 17, 2020 09:03 AM

    Our goal is to empower HOAs to be able to have intelligent conversations with their access control installers – specialists in gates, access control software, card readers, CCTV, etc.

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    SageWater Shines in our March BP Spotlight

    Mar 16, 2020 03:44 PM

    This month's CAI Business Partner Spotlight shines on 2020 Diamond Partner SageWater. Learn more about them here and then visit their website to watch their 8-segment video series.

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    An Important Update on CAI & Coronavirus

    Mar 16, 2020 09:07 AM

    Beginning today, March 16, 2020, the chapter office will operate on a virtual basis. All staff will be working remotely from our homes and will continue to serve our members and conduct operations on a remote basis until further notice.

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    CAI Statement on Coronavirus and Upcoming Events

    Mar 11, 2020 01:27 PM

    Out of an abundance of caution due to coronavirus pandemic, CAI is currently evaluating the status of our in-person programs (READ MORE)

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    We're Upgrading Your Membership

    Mar 04, 2020 08:20 AM

    CAI is pleased to announce a major upgrade to our website and a new membership experience for our members. On Thursday, March 5, we will be rolling out a new online member community via YourMembership, an association management system (AMS).

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    Coronavirus & Community Associations

    Mar 02, 2020 02:38 PM

    CAI is monitoring the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus and its impact on community associations. We are encouraging CAI members to follow the latest guidance and updates issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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    Get to Know the Pros at SERVPRO of Upper Bucks

    Feb 18, 2020 02:54 PM

    At SERVPRO of Upper Bucks/Germantown/Pennypack-Bustleton, we pride ourselves not only on providing our residents and commercial business owners with the highest quality services, but also as active members of our community.

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    Podcast: Technology for Community Association Management

    Feb 17, 2020 10:27 AM

    Today’s episode is all about technology – more specifically, the technology necessary to efficiently manage a condominium or homeowners association, and a community association management company.

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    HUD Releases Guidance for Accommodation Requests for Assistance Animals

    Feb 07, 2020 01:45 PM

    Agency clarifies whether internet certificates are valid and the types of animals that can provide emotional support

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    Podcast: Hoarding: When the Accumulation of Stuff Requires Intervention

    This episode of Community Matters is this first in a new series of episodes re-purposing content from CAI's bi-monthly magazine, Community Assets. The topic for this episode is dealing with hoarding in community associations. This article was origina

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  • Make a Strong, Lasting Connection with The Falcon Group

    Jan 20, 2020 10:54 AM

    With a strong involvement in CAI from the beginning, Falcon has studied the industry and looked ahead, anticipating the needs of the organization as a whole. The team at Falcon has expertise in all areas that affect community associations.

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  • Keeping Your Winter Holidays Happy... and Safe

    December is the month of cheer - and to keep it happy, please be mindful of these basic fire safety tips while you celebrate!

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    Podcast: The Minute Email Newsletter for December, 2019

    Dec 04, 2019 12:14 PM

    Tune in the audio version of CAI's The Minute Email Newsletter for December, 2019. Spend sixty seconds to hear about December events, our new podcast on Religion in Community Associations, the 2020 member directory and more!

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    Podcast: Religion in Community Associations: Fair Housing or Free Speech?

    Dec 03, 2019 09:49 AM

    This episode of Community Matters is being recorded at the start of the holiday season, which means associations may be dealing with holiday decorations, religious displays, and related issues that may lead to violations of fair housing laws.

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    Roof Maxx Shines in the Spotlight

    Dec 02, 2019 03:04 PM

    Since 1973, Warren Thompson & Son Roofing and Siding has provided high quality commercial and residential exterior craftsmanship throughout the Lehigh Valley and its surrounding areas.

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    Podcast: CAI is Sleeping Out for Covenant House

    Nov 16, 2019 02:33 PM

    This is a very special episode featuring Chapter President Cathy Dunn, Chapter Secretary Nicole Skaro and Business Partners Council Chair Sean McCabe talking about CAI’s efforts to support Covenant House of Pennsylvania’s Executive Sleep Out.

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    Podcast: Emerald Ash Borer - The Threat Persists

    Nov 11, 2019 09:24 AM

    We’re talking about Emerald Ash Borer in today’s episode of Community Matters, including where the Emerald Ash Borer came from, and what you can do to help save any Ash Trees that may be in your community or on your own property.

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  • CAI Adopts Public Policy on Assistance Animals

    Nov 08, 2019 03:01 PM

    Last month, the CAI Board of Trustees adopted a new public policy that recognizes and supports the rights of residential community associations to regulate and adopt rules pertaining to pets and assistance animals.

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    The Minute Audio Newsletter for November

    Nov 06, 2019 12:49 PM

    Tune in the audio version of CAI's The Minute Email Newsletter for November, 2019. Spend sixty seconds to learn how to join a chapter committee, nominate a member for CAI's Excellence Awards, and more!​

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    The Way We'll Live: Housing of the Future

    Oct 18, 2019 01:05 PM

    What will housing of the future look like? The housing landscape, indeed the entire way we live, work and play – is changing. We'll explore these issues in today’s episode of Community Matters podcast.​

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  • Meet our 2019 Excellence Awards Nominees

    Oct 11, 2019 03:18 PM

    Meet the nominees for CAI's 2019 Excellence Awards. This post will be frequently updated. Stay tuned to meet all of our nominees and winners at our 2019 Annual Meeting & Holiday Party on December 11 at Green Valley Country Club in Lafayette Hill, PA!

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    Podcast: Invasion of the Lanternflies

    Oct 02, 2019 09:38 AM

    In this episode of Community Matters, we’re talking with Rick Close, Senior Consulting Arborist with The Davey Tree Expert Company, about the Spotted Lanternfly, where it came from, and what you can do to help combat these insects.

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    LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Private Roadways & Community Associations

    Sep 26, 2019 08:58 AM

    Without a last minute amendment from CAI, the funding and maintenance of private roads within a community association in Pennsylvania would have been turned upside down.

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  • HOUSE FIRES & YOUR PETS: How to save your furry friends

    Sep 19, 2019 11:27 AM

    40,000 pets die each year in house fires. By being prepared, you can help lower this statistic and help save our furry friends’ lives.

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    Podcast: Trends in Solar Roofing

    Sep 18, 2019 01:12 PM

    Solar energy is a hot topic these days, including in community associations. In today’s episode of Community Matters, we’ll be talking about new trends in solar roofing, explore the costs, and explore the relationship between solar energy and roofing

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  • Senator Singleton Speaks to NJ Members

    Sep 11, 2019 09:18 PM

    CAI's New Jersey Regional Council (NJRC) and New Jersey Legislative Action Committee (NJ LAC) were pleased to host its annual Legal & Legislative Update at PJ Whelihan's in Cherry Hill, NJ on Wednesday, September 11.

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    Podcast: Up in Smoke-Regulating or Banning Smoking in Community Associations

    Aug 16, 2019 01:09 PM

    Do community associations have the power to regulate, or even ban, smoking? And if so, should your community consider this and how should you approach what could be a very controversial move by your board and management?

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  • CAI Announces Two New Public Policies

    Aug 08, 2019 02:37 PM

    The CAI Board of Trustees approved a new public policy on sustainable landscape practices and updated an existing public policy on fair debt collection practices at the CAI Annual Conference and Exposition in Orlando.

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    Podcast: Work-Life: Finding the Dividing Line

    Jul 26, 2019 10:07 AM

    How do you find the work-life dividing line? How do you deal with different personalities and establish a mindset for work vs. life? We'll chat about these questions and more in this episode.

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    Get to know Becht

    Jul 22, 2019 02:50 PM

    For over 55 years, Becht Engineering BT, Inc. has provided building solutions for residential properties. We provide a broad spectrum of services for condominium, Co-Op, townhouse, and single-family residential complexes.

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    Podcast: Managing the Impact of Short Term Rentals

    Jul 09, 2019 10:07 AM

    With the advent of sites like AirBnB, VRBO and others, short terms rentals have exploded, and a new industry has been spawned. The impact of short term rentals are far reaching for condominiums and homeowner associations.

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    Deer Deterrent That Works

    Jul 01, 2019 10:06 AM

    Wondering how to stop deer from eating your plants? DeerTech (a SavATree company) offers a solution that combines sound, deer repellent treatments, and continuously switching things up to prevent deer adaptation.

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    The Importance of Volunteers

    Jul 01, 2019 09:51 AM

    Volunteers are the lifeblood of any community. This is especially true for community associations. While volunteers are essential for any community, the difficult part is finding volunteers willing to serve and keeping them engaged and appreciated.

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    5 Contributing Factors Leading to Playground Safety Issues

    Jul 01, 2019 09:29 AM

    With warm weather, trips to the park become more frequent. Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the risks of playground equipment. They don’t make them like they used to, and that’s a good thing!​

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    Podcast: Effective Management of Lakes and Ponds Without Chemicals

    Jun 11, 2019 02:13 PM

    The topic for this episode is lake and pond management – we’ll be talking about techniques to manage your communities lakes and ponds. We’ll touch on why aeration is important for your lakes and ponds, controlling harmful algal blooms, weed managemen

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  • Berkley Luxury Group is in CAI's Business Partner Spotlight

    May 16, 2019 10:17 AM

    Berkley Luxury Group has the underwriting and claims expertise and responsiveness to deliver exceptional service to very specialized luxury markets, plus access to the strength and stability of a large, well known and highly regarded corporation.

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    PA LAC Advocates in Harrisburg

    Apr 11, 2019 09:24 AM

    A record number of chapter members traveled to the state capitol on April 9, 2019 to advocate for community associations.

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  • Updated Lien Priority Law Benefits NJ Community Associations

    Mar 29, 2019 12:13 PM

    The New Jersey Legislature passed legislation that will enhance the lien priority for condominium associations and, for the first time, give the same lien priority to homeowners associations.

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    Podcast: Detecting & Preventing Water Infiltration

    Mar 28, 2019 02:48 PM

    Check out our latest podcast on water infiltration issues with guest John Hershey from J. Hershey Building Consultants

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    A Good Day in Trenton

    Mar 27, 2019 05:21 PM

    We’re pleased to report that two foreclosure reform bills favorable to common interest communities in New Jersey were passed unanimously in both the NJ House & Senate.

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    How to Naturally Manage Your Community Pond

    Mar 19, 2019 01:56 PM

    New techniques, equipment and technologies are making managing your pond easier and more cost-effective to implement this spring.

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    2018 Tax Law Changes - The Who, The What, The When

    Mar 19, 2019 01:35 PM

    It may be 2019 but the sweeping 2018 tax law changes are still on the forefront especially as April 15th looms. It was certainly a different year and as with any change, it brought opportunities. Read more.

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  • Sneak Peak - Condo Live!

    Mar 18, 2019 01:38 PM

    Preview the type of dispute you'll witness at Condo LIVE!

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    Podcast: Avoiding Association Liability

    Mar 07, 2019 04:09 PM

    In this episode of Community Matters we’ll be discussing the many areas where community associations can be exposed to liability, and how associations can avoid these claims. My

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  • Barcode Automation, Inc. is in CAI's BP Spotlight

    Mar 04, 2019 01:14 PM

    Offer your residents vehicle identification that is affordable from day 1. Barcode Automation, inc. (BAi) automates gate entry systems with laser technology. BAi equipment works better and lasts l

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  • Update Your Member Record

    Jan 30, 2019 12:59 PM

    Please take a moment to review your member profile to ensure its accuracy.

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    Private Dam Financial Assurance Program Takes Effect

    Jan 08, 2019 08:47 AM

    State Rep. Rosemary Brown’s legislation to create the Private Dam Financial Assurance Program (PDFAP), which was included in the 2018-19 fiscal code, has officially gone into effect as of Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

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  • CAI PRESENTS ANNUAL AWARDS AT HOLIDAY PARTIES

    Jan 02, 2019 09:18 AM

    CAI was pleased to present the following awards at our two holiday parties this past December. Congratulations to our nominees and winners.

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    Podcast: Painless Payments Are Possible

    Dec 17, 2018 11:57 AM

    In this episode of Community Matters we’ll be discussing payment processing. Every community association receives payments – for monthly assessments, fees, or other payments. Modern technology has greatly expanded payment options available to you.

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    PA's Legislative Session Ends with Significant Accomplishments

    Dec 01, 2018 07:59 AM

    CAI’s Pennsylvania Legislative Action Committee (PA LAC) has concluded a very busy, and successful, year on behalf of community associations throughout the Commonwealth.

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  • Keep Warm This Winter

    Dec 01, 2018 05:33 AM

    The winter months are known to bring us an abundance of snow, cold and fluctuating temperatures that wreak havoc on a community’s infrastructure. It’s time to prepare your homes & facilities for the approaching winter season.

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    Planning & Budgeting for Deferred Maintenance

    Nov 02, 2018 12:15 PM

    In this episode of Community Matters we’ll be discussing why deferred maintenance is important to a community association and why it should be included in the association budget.

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  • Ten Members Become Educated Business Partners

    Nov 01, 2018 10:20 AM

    Congratulations to our latest members to earn CAI's Educated Business Partner Distinction!

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  • Members Helping Our Chapter Grow

    Oct 01, 2018 03:29 PM

    Congratulations to Andrew Sytnik of FirstService Residential for recruiting a new community and 5 new members to our chapter in the month of August.

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    Podcast: What's New in CAI's National Reserve Study Standards

    Oct 01, 2018 12:56 PM

    In this episode of Community Matters we’ll be discussing Reserve Studies – specifically, updates that were adopted in 2017 to CAI’s national Reserve Study Standards.

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  • Welcome Lindsay Insurance Group to our BP Spotlight

    Oct 01, 2018 07:18 AM

    For more than a quarter century, Lindsay Insurance Group has consistently delivered comprehensive insurance products and caring, personalized service to our clients. We are proud of our reputation and respect in the insurance industry.

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    Podcast: Legislative Report with State Rep. Rosemary Brown

    Aug 29, 2018 12:00 PM

    In this episode of Community Matters Podcast, we speak with State Rep. Rosemary Brown about the provisions of Act 17 of 2018, which assigns the investigation of certain complaints regarding community associations to the PA Office of Attorney General.

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  • Big Storms / Big Problems

    Aug 14, 2018 09:00 AM

    Over the past year, the northeastern United States has experienced several record setting rain events that have caused flooding and damage to many residential neighborhoods.

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  • Control of Aggressive Dogs

    Aug 07, 2018 01:53 PM

    Pennsylvania faces a crisis. Pennsylvania ranked fourth in the number of filed dog bite complaints (988) in 2016.

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  • CAI's Summer Picnic was a Blast!

    Aug 02, 2018 09:02 AM

    CAI's First Annual Summer Picnic was smash hit. Read all about it!

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  • Welcome the Macadam Company to our August BP Spotlight

    Aug 01, 2018 07:18 AM

    At Macadam, we are experts in regard to asphalt maintenance; paving, concrete, sealing, and striping.​

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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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  • The Falcon Group is our July Diamond Spotlight Company

    Jul 02, 2018 08:30 AM

    The Falcon Group was founded 20 years ago by Andrew Amorosi and William Pyznar with a vision of creating a full-service, client-centric engineering and architecture firm.

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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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    Chapter Board Nominations Now Open

    Jun 22, 2018 12:24 PM

    Interested in being considered for the chapter board?

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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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  • Alliance Association Bank is our June Diamond Spotlight Company

    Jun 01, 2018 10:48 AM

    Alliance Association Bank (AAB), a division of Western Alliance Bank, provides financing solutions to the growing community management and homeowner association industries with an unmatched level of expertise and responsiveness.

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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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  • Don't Let Bugs Be a Pest

    May 07, 2018 12:32 PM

    Learn what you need to know about fleas and ticks and how they can affect pets and their owners, too.

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    Gov. Wolf Approves House Bill 595

    May 07, 2018 11:12 AM

    House Bill 595 assigns the investigation and mediation of certain complaints regarding planned communities, cooperatives, and condominiums under Title 68 (Real Property), to the Office of Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection.

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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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  • NJ LAC Monthly Update

    Apr 10, 2018 03:00 PM

    CAI offers many educational opportunities that also serve as important resources to our board members, property managers and other association professionals.

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  • Congratulations to Our March Recruiter-of-the-Month!

    Apr 09, 2018 02:28 PM

    Congratulations to Adam Elbayly with FirstService Restoration, AAMC for being our March Top Recruiter-of-the-Month!​

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    Legislative Action Committee Heads to Harrisburg

    Apr 02, 2018 03:47 PM

    CAI's Pennsylvania Legislative Action Committee will spend the day at the State Capitol in Harrisburg on Monday, April 16 advocating for issues important to community associations.

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  • Kipcon, Inc. is our April Diamond Spotlight Company

    Our April Diamond Partner Spotlight company is Kipcon, Inc.

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  • Caring for Your Trees

    Mar 26, 2018 01:37 PM

    Caring For Your Trees Julius Sterling Morton – the founder of Arbor Day – believed in caring for trees as a way of life, while educating the public on the importance of conservation. SavATree agrees and provides helpful information for the growing s

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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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  • Kulliver Nbs Recruiter-of-the-Month

    Mar 05, 2018 01:19 PM

    Congratulations to Suzanne Kulliver with Access Property Management, LLC, AMO, AAMC for being our February Top Recruiter-of-the-Month!

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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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  • The March Spotlight Shines on Smith Insurance Associates

    Mar 01, 2018 12:29 PM

    Smith Insurance Associates, Inc. is a family owned business that has earned a solid reputation for providing innovative insurance protection at the best value for the real estate industry.

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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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  • Swimming In The Deep End

    Feb 09, 2018 12:12 PM

    The New Jersey State Sanitary Code, Chapter IX – Public Recreational Bathing, N.J.A.C. 8:26, became effective on January 16, 2018. If you live in a community association with a pool, these new rules and regulations will have a significant impact.

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  • Enroll Now in CAI's Digital Marketing Campaign

    Feb 07, 2018 12:06 PM

    Through an exciting new partnership with Association Revenue Partners, a digital marketing company, CAI is pleased to announce a great new opportunity for our Business Partner members.

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  • Go for the Gold (Star)!

    Feb 07, 2018 10:38 AM

    There is a great deal of prestige associated with being named a Gold Star community and it can help prospective buyers understand the standards and quality of your association. So, you’ve put in the time, you’ve done the work.

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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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  • KPI2 is in the Diamond Partner Spotlight for February

    Feb 01, 2018 05:22 AM

    CAI's Business Partner of the month for February 2018 is KPI2 Contractors, Inc. This is KPI2's second year as a CAI Diamond Partner.

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  • Frozen Pipes? Fast Tips to Lessen Water Damage

    Jan 25, 2018 02:59 PM

    A recurring issue, which surfaces every winter, is the fact that our pipes can freeze; once they freeze, they can burst.

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  • Save Up By Powering Down - Energy & Cost Saving Tips

    Jan 23, 2018 02:20 PM

    Looking to cut back due to a tight budget or ready to go green? Here are 10 quick and easy tips to accomplish both.

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    The Winter Blast Can Freeze Your Pipes

    Jan 05, 2018 12:00 PM

    Extremely low temperatures are forecast across the Northeast region for the next week or so. The force of water freezing (expanding) in a pipe can easily cause it to burst, resulting in floods when the ice thaws. Residents can take steps to prevent f

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  • Update Your Member Record for the 2018 Membership Directory

    Jan 05, 2018 11:50 AM

    It's time to update your membership information so that our printed and online Membership Directory & Resource Guide can be as up-to-date and correct as possible.

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  • Calling All CAI Superheroes!

    Jan 02, 2018 03:36 PM

    With great power comes great responsibility. When you use your super powers for good, you deserve an award. Or, better still, a reward. A Recruiter Reward. Use your super powers by helping CAI recruit new members in 2018!

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    Meet CAI's 2018 Premier Partners

    Jan 02, 2018 11:44 AM

    A look at the business partners and management companies supporting the Pennsylvania & Delaware Valley Chapter of CAI as a Premier Partner in 2018, complete with logos and links.

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  • Annual Awards Presented at Holiday Party

    Dec 15, 2017 01:14 PM

    Each year, the chapter presents awards to chapter members and volunteers in a number of categories. This year's award winners were recognized at the chapter's Annual Meeting & Holiday Party on December 7, 2017 at Talamore Country Club.

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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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  • Members Show Strong Support for LAC Silent Auctions

    Dec 11, 2017 10:42 AM

    CAI's Pennsylvania Legislative Action Committee (PA LAC) held its annual auctions to raise much needed funds to help support the critical but costly work of the PA LAC. Once again, we are humbled by the generosity of both our donors and bidders.

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  • Sponsor a Scholar

    Dec 04, 2017 10:15 AM

    CAI Business Partners can sponsor a scholar through our Manager Designations Scholarship Program now through February 1.

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  • Free Ways to Get More Involved with CAI

    Dec 04, 2017 09:51 AM

    By sharing your expertise, you are making yourself more recognizable and respected among members looking to hire someone just like you. You’re also helping CAI achieve its goal of providing expert level education and training to our membership.

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  • New for 2017 - CAI Podcasts and Video FAQs!

    Nov 30, 2017 03:23 PM

    In 2017, CAI is launching two new ways to engage members with educational information - our Video FAQ series and our Podcast series.

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  • Will You Help Us Fill CAI's Prize Closet?

    Nov 20, 2017 10:49 AM

    CAI is seeking donations of gift cards, electronics, gadgets, and other fun gifts to give as prizes to our monthly membership top recruiters.

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    PA-LAC Silent Auction to Raise Much Needed Funds

    Nov 16, 2017 11:35 AM

    Help support the Pennsylvania Legislative Action Committee (PA-LAC) in its effort to advance positive legislation for community associations, condos, and other types of homeowner associations in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, oppose harmful laws, and educate Pennsylvania lawmakers about the HOA industry and needs of residents, homeowners, boards, managers, and more.

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    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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    Diamond Partner Spotlight November 2017

    Steven L. Sugarman & Associates is a regional law firm which concentrates its practice in the field of community association law. Well-recognized as a “go to” firm in condominium and homeowner association matters since its founding in 1988, Steven L. Sugarman & Associates continues to be at the forefront in developing statutory and decisional law in the community association arena.

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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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  • Missed LAC Out Loud? Check out the video!

    Oct 16, 2017 09:31 AM

    For one night only, Thursday, October 12, CAI members and friends took to the stage at Valley Forge Casino Resort’s Venue to showcase their talents by singing, joking, laughing, and even puppeteering the night away at LAC-Out-Loud (LOL).

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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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    Alliance Association Bank is CAI's Diamond Partner Spotlight Company

    Sep 17, 2017 11:07 AM

    Company BasicsName of company: Alliance Association Bank, a Division of Western Alliance BankCompany President: Craig Huntington Year company was founded: 2009# of employees: 70 States in which your company operates: Nationally, headq...

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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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    Calling all Volunteers! Join a Committee in 2018

    Aug 31, 2017 11:06 AM

    Take Your Membership to the Next Level: Join a CAI Committee in 2018 As a volunteer driven organization, CAI is only as strong and successful as our members make it. CAI’s volunteers are the driving force behind our success and our ability t...

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  • NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR ANNUAL AWARDS

    Aug 30, 2017 11:35 AM

    Every year, CAI recognizes our best and brightest members with the CAI Annual Awards. Help us identify those members who are most worthy of recognition for their accomplishments and contributions in 2017 by making nominations for our Annual Awards.

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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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  • CAI thanks our Charity Bowling Sponsors

    Aug 15, 2017 09:24 AM

    CAI thanks the sponsors of our 2017 Charity Bowling Tournament. All proceeds from this event will be donated to Covenant House.

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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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  • Gold Star Awards: A Chance to Celebrate Your Success

    Jul 31, 2017 09:17 AM

    If you manage a community that has a financially sound budget, has completed a Reserve Study within the past 5 years, is funding their reserves according to recommendations, and treats all residents as stakeholders in the community - we want you!

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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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  • 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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  • 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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    The LAC Has Your Back. Do You Have Theirs?

    Apr 01, 2017 11:25 AM

    CAI's Pennsylvania Legislative Action Committee (PA-LAC) works on behalf of the approximately 2 million residents who live in 10,000+ community associations in the commonwealth

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  • Derrenbacher Wins Outstanding Board Member Leadership Award

    Mar 31, 2017 11:43 AM

    The 2017 committee recognized seven award winners, including Peter Derrenbacher from Saw Creek Estates Community Association, Inc. in Bushkill, PA, a member of our own Pennsylvania & Delaware Valley Chapter. Congratulations to Peter!

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    Pennsylvania is CAI's Legislative Action Committee of the Year

    Mar 29, 2017 02:28 PM

    Coming off our most successful year ever, Community Associations Institute will recognize the Pennsylvania Legislative Action Committee (PA LAC) as CAI's Legislative Action Committee of the Year. The award will be given at the national conference in Las Vegas in May.

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  • Boast About Your Community Association!

    Community Spotlight features communities like yours, recognized for its wonderful programs, maintenance, and enhancement of community for residents.

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  • Congratulations to CAI Scholarship Winners

    Mar 01, 2017 12:00 PM

    Congratulations to our 2017 Manager Designations Scholarship recipients and thank you to our scholarship sponsors

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  • Point. Click. Connect. CAI Launches eBid online RFP system.

    Feb 13, 2017 04:12 PM

    eBid – our online request for proposal system – is now available on our website. eBid is more than a directory of business partners, it’s a conduit that streamlines the RFP process, for our members.

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    Private Dams Legislation Adopted in PA House

    Feb 09, 2017 09:47 AM

    House Bill 1712, establishing the Pennsylvania Private Dam Financial Assurance Program and the Private Dam Financial Assurance Fund, passed the state House of Representatives by a vote of 195-1 on Monday, February 8, 2016. The Bill now moves to the S

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  • Update Your (Member) Record

    Feb 02, 2017 09:40 AM

    Please take a moment to review your member profile to ensure its accuracy. The Membership Directory and Resource Guide is sent to all CAI members in the Pennsylvania & Delaware Valley Chapter, so you want to be sure that your information is correct!

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    Governor Tom Wolf Signs Senate Bill 1282

    Nov 07, 2016 02:37 PM

    Community Associations Institute’s Pennsylvania Legislative Action Committee (CAI PA LAC) applauds Governor Tom Wolf for affixing his signature to Senate Bill 1282, legislation that will reign in skyrocketing fees charged by Recorder of Deeds in many counties across Pennsylvania for the recording of amendments to association Declarations. The Governor signed the Bill on Friday, November 4, 2016.

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    Call Governor Wolf: Tell him to Sign SB 1282

    Oct 27, 2016 11:12 AM

    In a series of swift votes on Wednesday night, the legislature gave final approval to Senate Bill 1282, which eliminates excessive fees for the recording of Amendments to Declarations for community associations throughout the state.

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    An Unjustified and Illegal Tax on Community Associations

    Sep 08, 2016 11:51 AM

    Your urgent help is needed to adopt legislation that will reign in skyrocketing recorder of deeds fees that are costing Pennsylvania’s community associations thousands of dollars every year.

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  • Will you sponsor a scholar?

    Sep 07, 2016 03:10 PM

    CAI is seeking sponsors to help us underwrite our Manager Designation Scholarship Program (MDSP) for 2017.

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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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  • Do You Have the Write Stuff?

    Jul 28, 2016 02:56 PM

    CAI is actively and always looking for content for both the magazine and blog and provides a powerful way for you to gain maximum exposure for your company, services, and products.

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  • Go for the Gold!

    Jul 07, 2016 11:26 AM

    If you feel your community currently meets the Gold Star standard and should be recognized with a Gold Star, we encourage you to go to the CAI webpage and fill out a Gold Star application.

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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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    PA Senate Reforms Recording Fees with Adoption of SB 1282

    Jun 30, 2016 11:49 AM

    In the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building in Harrisburg today, the Pennsylvania Senate voted 48-2 in favor of Senate Bill 1282 (R-Wagner). SB 1282 clarifies the manner in which county Recorders of Deeds may assess fees regarding the amendment of dec

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    Wagner to Introduce Recorder of Deeds Fees Bill

    Jun 01, 2016 11:23 AM

    State Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) has signaled his intent to introduce a Senate version of House Bill 1101, legislation which would reign in skyrocketing fees charged by some county Recorder of Deeds to file an amendment to a Declaration.

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  • O'Donnell, Gounis Receive Inaugural Scholarships

    May 10, 2016 11:48 AM

    The Pennsylvania and Delaware Valley Chapter of Community Associations Institute (CAI)’s Managers Committee is pleased to announce that two manager members have been selected as the inaugural recipients of the new Manager Designations Scholarship.

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  • Survey Says: High Ratings are in for HOAs

    May 09, 2016 11:41 AM

    Americans who live in homeowners associations and condominiums remain overwhelmingly satisfied with their communities, their homeowner leaders and professional managers, according to a national survey conducted in March by Zogby Analytics.

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    PA LAC Supports the Private Dam Financial Assurance Program

    Nov 30, 2015 11:44 AM

    CAI has continued discussions on this issue over the last two years and is pleased to report that Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-189) has introduced House Bill 1712, which would establish the Private Dam Financial Assurance Program and the Private Dam Financ

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