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CAI’s 2023 Excellence Awards Presented at All That Jazz!

Every year, CAI recognizes our best and brightest members with the CAI Excellence Awards. This years awards were presented at “All That Jazz,” our 2023 Excellence Awards Gala, presented by Delaware Valley Paving. Numerous excellent nominations were received in our various award categories. CAI Keystone extends our sincere congratulations to all the wonderful individuals and […]

From College to the Corporate World: Transitioning Your Social Network

Transitioning from college to the corporate world can be a culture shock, particularly when it comes to reshaping your social network. Young professionals may notice a challenge in switching from the social aspect of a campus to the structure of a professional environment. Transitioning your social media accounts may sound like a silly thing to […]

Meet the Best & the Brightest: CAI’s 2023 Excellence Awards Nominees!

CAI is dedicated to building better communities. That mission is fulfilled, in large part, by the hard work and dedication of our many volunteers, members, and leaders. Every year, CAI recognizes our best and brightest members with the CAI Excellence Awards. These awards will be presented at our 2023 Excellence Awards Gala. We have received […]

Leave the Leaves, or Not

Fall Leaf Management Tips from a Certified Arborist Fall brings important responsibilities for homeowners to ensure your yard remains healthy and beautiful: raking and managing fallen leaves. While leaves offer valuable nutrients and a habitat for wildlife, they can also become a breeding ground for pests, diseases, and potential hazards. This article will explore the […]

Fall Decorating 101: Safety Tips and Ideas for a Stunning Seasonal Display

Decorating for the holidays is something millions of people do, but it can get extra spooky if you aren’t careful. There’s no need to shy away from pulling out all the bells and whistles for the holidays as long as you prioritize safety. Here are some tips to ensure your home remains secure throughout the […]

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 […]

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 […]

8 Ways to Show Thanks to HOA Volunteers

EDITOR’S NOTE: This blog post originally appeared on Associa’s bog and is shared by permission of Associa Mid-Atlantic, AAMC. Visit Associa’s blog here. Volunteers are the backbone of any thriving homeowners’ association (HOA). They contribute their time and talents to help the association achieve its goals and ensure residents are satisfied with their quality of […]