Blog Posts with the #IndustryNews tag
July 15, 2021 - Industry News
Florida Champlain Towers Building Collapse: Initial Takeaways & Tips for CommunicationThe tragic collapse of the Champlain Towers South Condominium in Florida has been an alarming event for many in the condominium and engineering industries.
June 17, 2021 - Educational
10-Year-Old Condominiums in the City of Cambridge May Need to Prepare for a 300% Water Cost IncreaseCondominiums in the City of Cambridge that are older than 10 years should assess their exposure to a 300% water cost increase that may occur when their property line water meters are replaced.
June 10, 2021 - Educational
Annual General MeetingsBefore the pandemic, Annual General Meetings were typically held in-person. With restrictions on gatherings, the industry was required to find a new way to have AGM meetings… the solution was virtual!
May 20, 2021 - Educational
Update from the CAT: Condos Cannot Harass Unit OwnersFebruary 2021, Rahman v. Peel Standard Condominium Corporation No. 779, 2021 ONCAT 13 While allegations of harassment are not uncommon in the condominium world, the Condominium Authority Tribunal (the “CAT”) has generally refrained from determining that condominiums have harassed unit owners until now.
May 6, 2021 - Condo Life is Grand
Education Committee SpotlightThe 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.
March 4, 2021 - Educational
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.
January 14, 2021 - Updates for Members
Importance of Insuring to Full Replacement CostThe most important asset to any condominium corporation is the property itself.
December 9, 2020 - Industry News
New Licensee Designations for Condo ManagersCondo property managers must be licensed by the Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario in accordance with the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015 (the “CMSA”) in order to provide condo management services.
June 30, 2020 - Educational
Selling/Buying A Condo During COVID19 – What to expect!Real Estate is deemed an “Essential Service” however like all other industries, there are some significant changes to the processes of working from A-Z through a successful real estate transaction closing.
June 25, 2020 - Educational