strata corporation budget planning
Creating strata corporation budgets: What to consider
Dec 13, 2023
Creating an efficient budget for your strata corporation can be a challenge. Advanced preparation is critical to making your budget a valuable financial tool for the success of your community. So, what do you need to consider?
strata corporation holiday decor policies
Four ways to set decoration policies for your strata 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 strata corporations
How preventive maintenance can keep your strata ready for all seasons
Nov 13, 2023
Colder weather is upon us, so now is the time to make sure your strata corporation's maintenance program is on track. You certainly don't want to discover a leak in your roof during a heavy rainfall or have a boiler stop working during a record cold spell.
Two active adults stretching outside
Preventing issues in your strata when snowbirds fly the coop
Nov 08, 2023
As Canadians anticipate spending the winter months in colder temperatures, it's likely that some residents in your strata community will be spending some of their winter in a warmer climate.
Effects of cold weather on pipes
Preventing the effects of cold weather on your pipes
Nov 03, 2023
Burst heating pipes are an unwanted, but common, occurrence during colder weather. The damage caused by the endless supply of water can be significant. Learn how to avoid a big headache and prevent pipes from freezing.
Creating sensible strata policies
Creating a new policy for your strata corporation? Ask these five questions first
Oct 23, 2023
Strata 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.
Strata council meeting
Strata council meetings 101
Oct 20, 2023
Effective strata council meetings are an important part of running a successful strata corporation. There are a number of intricacies to running these meetings and whether you're a new or seasoned council member it's important to keep them in mind along with best practices.
Strata council member email best practices
Email best practices for strata council members
Oct 10, 2023
Most of us send dozens of emails a day between professional and personal communication. As as a strata council member it's important to learn best practices to avoid making critical mistakes when sending emails about important strata business.
Avoid these 7 common strata council member mistakes
Aug 16, 2023
Serving on your strata council can be challenging. No matter what your level of experience, mistakes can happen. Learn the 7 common mistakes strata council members make and how to avoid them.
Communicating strata rules
Strata Rules: Why Clear Communication is Key
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 strata corporation has certain rules and what the benefit of them are, it leads to happier residents. Not to mention a stronger community.