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Creating Effective Condo Rules: A Guideline for Success
Jan 14, 2022
Condominium living is a great lifestyle, but in order to promote harmony amongst a diverse group of people, it is necessary to have clear condo rules. Behaviour that is normal to one person may be outrageous to another. Here are some things to consider when creating effective governing rules
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5 Key Roles on Your Condominium Board
Dec 13, 2021
To be successful, a condominium community needs a dedicated board of directors who understand their roles and responsibilities and are committed to fair representation of the residents they have been elected to serve.
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Managing Package Deliveries During the Holiday Season
Nov 17, 2021
Managing package deliveries has become a necessity for condo corporations and as the holidays arrive it's more important than ever to be organized for the onslaught deliveries. Check out our tips for managing packages during this busy time of year.
What are Your Property Manager’s Responsibilities
Nov 09, 2021
What are your property manager's responsibilities? Find out if they have what it takes. Upcoming Condominium Management Licenses and more.
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The Six Ways a Condominium Management Company Adds Value
Nov 05, 2021
If your condominium corporation is self-managed, you may think everything is going along just fine. But what you may not realize is just how much a professional condominium management company could improve your community and how much money it could save your corporation in the long run.
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Community Corporation Special Assessments: How to Avoid Them
Oct 27, 2021
For board members, special assessments are typically unwelcome necessities. They are primarily needed because reserves have been underfunded and must be supplemented to pay for large capital projects such as replacing roofs or mechanical equipment.
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Community Corporation Reserve Funding Strategies: Ensuring Your Budget's Success
Oct 08, 2021
As a board member, one of your top responsibilities is to maintain and improve your community’s physical property. But it can be tricky to budget for new amenities like a dog park or gate houses, or shared, common-area assets that will need to be replaced or upgraded years down the line such as roofing or building facades.
Effective Training: Developing Effective Property Managers
Aug 06, 2021
Comprehensive training gives your property manager the tools they need to support your board and resident needs, while creating operational successes.
FirstService Residential’s Local Service Structure and Expertise How Your Community Benefits
Jun 24, 2021
At FirstService Residential, our mission is to make a difference every day for communities like yours, serving as your partner in its management, evolution and enhancement. It’s rewarding work that is built on strong relationships, grounded in our deep local market knowledge and strong industry experience.
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Virtual Annual Meetings: New Guidelines for Board Members
May 27, 2021
What happens if the annual meeting date that is in the by-laws is missed? Can a cooperative or condominium hold a virtual annual meeting? Learn now.