June 2017

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  • Condo Rent Controls; The most likely impact will be on the election and composition of condo boards
  • Broken Elevators at Crisis Point; A shortage of trained elevator technicians means that elevators are out of service for extended periods of time while waiting for what can be the simplest of repairs
  • Condo Building Access
  • Toronto’s First Decommissioned Condo
  • Moving Time Security Risk
  • Condo Liens
  • Condo Fee Arrears
  • A Practical Look at Bed Bugs
  • Property Management Companies must Remain Competitive
  • Cleaning Up a Drug Lab (Restoration Services to the Rescue)
  • Chain of Command – Condominium Managers and Superintendents
  • Maintaining your Condo Roof
  • Size Matters … Condo Living – Fad Housing or Future Slums
  • Which Condo Building is Most Financially Sound – Financial Thinking for Condo Owners
  • Be a Good Condo Neighbour

May 2017

  • The Condo Tax is Here; “… condo owners will soon be required to pay a monthly tax so that the government can provide this better education.”
  • Spring Cleaning for Condominium Corporations; More than a general tidying up is needed to keep condo corporations running smoothly
  • Preventative Maintenance Checklist; Ten condo vendors team up to provide a comprehensive list
  • Reaching a State of Crisis – Could you handle a $30,000 Special Assessment

April 2017

  • Condo Fees too low for 90% of Condo Corporations; Ontario has no rules to determine if condo fees are adequate
  • The Unreal World of Condo Living; ” … revolving door of directors making impractical promises is an ineffective way to manage”
  • The Danger of Free Legal Advice

March 2017

  • Condo Corporation Management – Harder than it seems
  • Licensing Condominium Managers

February 2017

  • How does YOUR Condo Budget Stack Up – Utilities can account for 40% of all expenditures
  • When Condo Disputes go Online– As use of online communications increase, problems may escalate

January 2017

  • Transformation of Yonge Street – Condo living continues to transform Yonge St.
  • Niagara Falls’ Contribution to Condo Living – Niagara Falls’ electricity crucial to Toronto condo living

December 2016

  • Medical Marijuana – Implications for Condo Dwellers
  • How to Reduce Condo Fees – Know where to look for big savings

November 2016

  • Your Rainy Day Fund – An inadequate reserve fund can mean a leaking roof, broken elevators and other nasty surprises.
  • Mental Illness Affects All Condo Residents – The actions of one can impact an entire condo community