Condominium holiday decor policies
Four ways to set decoration policies for your condominium corporation without being a grinch
Nov 20, 2023
Lights, candles and wreaths, oh my! The most decorated season of the year is arriving, with celebrations from many cultures and faiths coinciding in the next few months. For condo communities, the desire to deck the halls can clash with the rules of the corporation. Follow these tips to maintain a festive community without décor running amok.
Preventive maintenance planning for condominium corporations
How a preventive maintenance plan can keep your condominium from walking on thin ice
Nov 13, 2023
Cold weather will soon be upon us, so now is the time to make sure your condominium maintenance program is on track. As brutal as Alberta winters can be, you certainly don't want to discover a leak in your roof during a heavy snowfall or have a boiler stop working during a record cold spell.
Preventing issues in your condominium when snowbirds fly the coop
Preventing issues in your condominium corporation when snowbirds fly the coop
Nov 08, 2023
As Albertans anticipate spending the winter months knee-deep in snow and freezing temperatures, it's likely that some residents in your condominium corporation community are anticipating spending some of their winter in a warmer climate.
Creating sensible condominium policies
Creating a new policy for your condominium corporation? Ask these five questions first
Oct 23, 2023
Condominium corporation policies should be fair and easy for community members to follow. But how do you ensure that's the case? Ahead of introducing a new policy ask these five questions.
Condominium board meeting
Condominium board meetings 101
Oct 20, 2023
Effective condominium board meetings are an important part of running a successful corporation. There are a number of intricacies to running these meetings and whether you're a new or seasoned board member it's important to keep them in mind along with best practices.
Condominium board member email best practices
Email best practices for condominium board members
Oct 10, 2023
Most of us send dozens of emails a day between professional and personal communication. As a board member it's important to learn best practices to avoid making critical mistakes when sending emails about important condominium business.
Condo board members meeting around a table discussing documents
Avoid these 7 common condominium board member mistakes
Aug 16, 2023
Not surprisingly there are many personalities at play among the volunteer members of a condo board. With decades of experience dealing with every type of board you could imagine, we have come up with seven common mistakes we observe that you should avoid.
Severe Weather: What to Do and How to Stay Safe
Apr 06, 2023
It’s no secret that Alberta is seeing it’s fair share of severe weather and on a more regular basis. Ruthless thunderstorms, high winds, and hail are something everyone should be prepared for.
Communicating condominium rules
Condominium Rules: Why Clear Communication Matters
Mar 01, 2023
From rule creation to rule enforcement, the key to effective and reasonable rules is communication every step of the way. When owners understand why the corporation has certain rules and what the benefits of them are, it leads to happier residents.
Condominium board members
Annual Tasks for Condominium Boards
Jan 18, 2023
It's a new year and a new condo board of directors. With so many responsibilities it can be difficult to sort out where to start. In this article we breakdown the crucial tasks your board needs to perform.