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May 6, 2021 - Condo Life is Grand
Tag(s): #Announcement #Educational #Event #IndustryNews

Education Committee Spotlight

The Education Committee is committed to offering timely, informative, and practical information for condo owners and Board members, as well as managers and other industry professionals. To this end, the committee has a full calendar of offerings this year.

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April 29, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #COVID-19 #Educational #Event

Etiquette for Video Calls

Now that we have the basics of logging onto a video call down to a science, it's time to address the elephant in the room. There is some etiquette we should all adhere to when signing onto a virtual meeting.

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April 22, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #CondoLifeIsGrand #Educational #Maintenance

Spring Fever…Let it Start NOW!

It’s April! With the first warm rays of spring about to caress our faces our thoughts turn to the warm days of summer and once again enjoying the outdoors!

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April 15, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #Educational #Maintenance

Waterproofing: Protecting Parking Garages

Parking garages are continually exposed to corrosive environments leading to deterioration, resulting in the need for engineering evaluations, localized repairs, and/or wholesale rehabilitation.

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April 8, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #Educational #Maintenance

Condos Beware – Wood Prices Rising – Sticker Shock this Summer

Are you planning a wood project this year? Do you need to replace fences? Do you need to replace decks? Watch out! Sticker Shock!

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April 1, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #Educational #Maintenance

The Ants Come Marching In

Spring is a greatly anticipated time around condominiums: landscape work is starting, outdoor clean-up from the winter is underway, and we are all happy to finally be outside. But so are some unwelcome guests. This article will help you prepare for the inevitable awakening of ants at your property.

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March 25, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #BoardofDirectors #CondoLifeIsGrand #Educational

6 Must-Read Conflict Resolution Books

No matter how much I anticipate or prepare for conflict, I find it difficult to maintain a calm composure. I perform worse than normal simply because I am feeding off my clients’ emotions and don’t want to disappoint them.

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March 18, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #Educational #Maintenance

Surviving the Cold – Winter Construction: Flat Roofing

It’s that time of year again, the days are shorter, the temperature is cooler, and construction season is finally over. Wait a minute – contractors are still working? There’s no way they should be installing the roof in this cold, right?

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March 11, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #COVID-19 #Educational #Security

COVID Crime – Personal Security and Protecting Property

I recently had coffee with Bill Merrylees. Bill is the President of RDI Investigative Consulting Inc. His company focuses on Corporate Investigations, Risk Assessments and Training for Residential and Commercial Properties.

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March 4, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #BoardofDirectors #Educational #IndustryNews

Crime & Fidelity Insurance: Is Your Money Safe?

Overwhelming evidence shows that when it comes to fraudulent financial activity, the perpetrators are more often than not board members and rogue property managers either acting alone or in collusion.

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