Blog Posts with the #Educational tag
July 8, 2020 - Updates for Members
Are You Paying For Your Neighbour’s Utilities?Does your Condo Corporation have a Utility Management System in place to ensure that you are paying only for your own consumption of water, electricity, heating and cooling? A fair monitoring and billing platform can be achieved through the sub-metering of utilities.
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
Elevator Ups & DownsThere are certain factors that should be considered when preparing for planned and unplanned elevator down-time. On-site time for elevator installation crews ranges from about two weeks for an accessibility lift, to four weeks for a hydraulic elevator, and six weeks for a traction elevator.
June 17, 2020 - Condo Life is Grand
Security: Keeping Up With The TimesMost people would agree that for the majority of us, advances in technology have significantly improved our daily lives. The use of the internet in particular has allowed us to get tasks done faster and more efficiently without having to leave the comfort of our homes.
June 11, 2020 - Educational
Thoughts About Racism in CondominiumsExperts far and wide tell us that racism is rife in our society, both on the systemic and individual levels. The injunction they deliver is to ask, and reflect upon, ourselves, our conduct: Are we clean and pure, or could our conduct and attitudes be sometimes tainted?
May 28, 2020 - Updates for Members
Condo Q & A: Changes at the Tribunal and TarionWill the Condominium Authority Tribunal of Ontario broaden the type of disputes it hears? Tarion now requires an information sheet be provided with pre-construction condominium purchase agreements – what is this new information sheet and why do we have it?
May 21, 2020 - Educational
Education Videos Spotlight: Finances and Government Assistance ProgramsShalon Seebach discusses how to manage a Condominium's cash flow during COVID-19.
May 14, 2020 - Educational
Consumer Protection – Home WarrantiesChanges are coming to Tarion. An insider reports that by the end of 2020, the new home warranty provider and new home builder regulator will be 2 separate organizations.
April 30, 2020 - Educational
Condos and COVID-19 - Government Assistance ProgramsOver the last several weeks, the Federal government has made several announcements regarding financial assistance programs that have been made available to corporations and individuals. You are probably wondering whether your condominium corporation is eligible for any of these. The answer is – maybe.
April 22, 2020 - Educational