The Importance of Professional Development

Between taking on new projects, completing job tasks, and fielding the endless emails that come with a career, taking the time to further study and hone your professional skills doesn’t always take priority on our to-do list. However, professional development can not only have a positive impact on us as individuals but also our co-workers, […]

Spotlight on Hidden Valley Foundation, 2023 Excellence in Community Leadership Honoree

The Excellence in Community Leadership Award is one of CAI Keystone’s six Excellence Awards in which members can nominate fellow members. This award is given to a community association’s board of directors that has excelled in the field of leadership and community governance. CAI builds and guides communities to be the best they can be […]

New Castle County, Delaware Adopts Building Integrity and Reserve Study Standards

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New Castle County, Delaware has adopted legislation amending the New Castle County Building Code and Property Maintenance Code to establish routine inspections for certain common interest community buildings, including condominiums. The legislation was adopted on July 25, 2023. New Castle County, the northern most of the three counties in Delaware, by act of the County […]

Get Charged Up!

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Delaware Legislative News

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EDITOR’S NOTE: A copy of this article appears in the July / August 2023 issue of Community Assets magazine. The PDF copy of the New Castle County Council Common Interest Community Task Force Recommendations referenced in the print edition of the article can be found here. Delaware has experienced some noteworthy legislative activity at both […]

Helpful Tips To Guard Against HOA Scams

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared on the FirstCitizens Bank blog and is reprinted by permission of FirstCitizens Bank. HOA fraud is an unfortunate reality—and many of us will fall victim to attempted scams. The good news is that by staying vigilant, we can protect ourselves more effectively. Common HOA scamsOne common HOA scam is […]

Excellence Awards Spotlight: Carol Richard, CMCA, AMS, PCAM

As many of you in the industry know, Community Management is not an easy job; however, for the most part it is very rewarding. There are many outstanding managers dedicated to promoting cohesiveness and community spirit for the communities they oversee. Carol Richard, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, is one of them and a walking encyclopedia with […]

Cultivating Leadership Skills

by Jackie Meissner, Ruppert Landscape Cultivating leadership skills is essential to reaching success, no matter the field or industry. Whether you are an employee, an entrepreneur, or a student, possessing leadership skills can make all the difference in achieving your goals. In this article, we will explore some ways to cultivate leadership skills effectively. In […]

Enhancing Building Envelope Assessments: Top 5 Trending Technology Advancements

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was originally shared by author Tyler Logar, EIT on LinkedIn and is reprinted by permission of the author. As the demands for sustainability, energy efficiency, and structural integrity continue to rise, the field of building envelope assessments is benefiting from remarkable technological advancements. These innovations are revolutionizing the way engineers evaluate […]