Remote Key Entry on Your Vehicle – Easy? Safe?

Everyone can agree that the remote key entry and start has become standard on new vehicles and is really very convenient. However, is it safe? A research team from the University of Birmingham recently discovered a number of vulnerabilities that allowed them to mimic and “clone” the wireless key fobs of over 100 million vehicles.…

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Protect your home from flooding!

Flooding has the potential to cause severe damage to your home; according to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), the average flood insurance claim is nearly $42,000. Additionally, it can be difficult and dangerous to clean up flood damage. Use these precautionary measures to help prevent water from getting into places it isn’t wanted: ·…

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5 Tips to Healthy Aging!

The earlier you start maintaining your health the longer you will enjoy the benefits: Stay up to date on your medical screenings, especially your primary care, eye doctor and dentist! Limit alcohol consumption. Exercise! This can help prevent conditions like heart disease, diabetes and depression. Work your brain! Puzzles or crosswords! Sleep – every night!…

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CAI needs input – Homeowners responsible for the deductible up to $10,000?

Currently in Maryland the homeowner of a condominium can be held responsible for the deductible up to $5,000. The deductible is charged to the unit where the claim originates, referred to as the point of origin. This allows the association to pay the deductible if the claim originates on common elements only. Community Association Institute…

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Delaware Transportation Trust Fund

The Delaware Motor Transport Association is hosting two meetings to establish a position on the Delaware Transportation Trust Fund, potential fuel tax increases and other issues. They need your help. They have published the following information: Fix the Delaware Transportation Trust Fund. The fund was created in the 1980's to provide a stable fund for…

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National Preparedness Month – Document and Insure Your Property

One great way to get prepared is to document your property! Take pictures and videos and make sure you share them with your insurance agent. Some items need to be scheduled or listed on your insurance policy. Make sure that you tell your agent about jewelry, coin or weapon collections. Click here for ways to…

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Condominiums and FHA Certification

Condominium Associations, when possible, should attempt to be FHA certified. The FHA certification makes it easier for purchasers to secure a loan and that the loan would have lower down payment requirements. Certification was particularly hard to obtain for many of our clients for one main reason: Previously, 50% of condominium units needed to be…

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