Community Association Advisor

Effects of Humidity on Our Homes

In 2018, our region experienced an upsurge in reports of mold growth, coinciding with excessive rain and high humidity levels. As the temperatures soar and the humidity rises, the Insurance Information Institute offers these tips to prevent excessive mold growth. Use the air conditioner and/or dehumidifier to keep humidity levels between 30 and 60 percent.…

Time for a Swim Lesson?

Our communities are lucky to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful waterways. In our backyard we have the Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay, Delaware Bay, Indian River Inlet, Assawoman Bay, Pocomoke River, St. Martin River and numerous creeks, canals, and estuaries. We’re also amazed by some of the fabulous man-made swim facilities in our…

Maryland Legislative Update 2019

The 2019 General Assembly session is officially over. The Maryland Condominium Act and Homeowner Act were not revised in this session and there are no new regulations to report. The Maryland Legislative Action Committee of the Community Association Institute worked on supporting 19 pieces of legislation and opposing three. Several pieces of legislation revolved around…

Flood Insurance Facts

Flood Facts Property owners and renters should buy flood insurance even if you aren’t in a high-risk area. Your chances of being flooded are much greater than some other risks you face daily. If you live in a 100-year floodplain, there’s more than a 1 in 4 chance that you’ll be flooded during a 30-year…