Characteristics of Successful Property Managers

A home is the biggest expense most people will ever own. In a condo building, hundreds of people trust the operational needs of their homes to a property manager. A lot is riding on their shoulders. So when selecting or becoming a condo property manager, it’s important to have the right characteristics for success. Today, […]

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Simplify Day To Day Condo Management Tasks

Condominium managers are responsible for the day-to-day operations and planning of their condo. With the number of units per condo trending upwards and managing multiple properties becoming commonplace, even everyday tasks can become a challenge. We take a look at the strategies and tools condo managers can use to simplify their day-to-day condominium management tasks. […]

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How to Get Your Condo Winter-Ready | Condo Maintenance Software

Fall is in the air. The leaves are changing and it’s time to get your condo winter-ready. Before the cold sets in it’s important to make sure everything is up and running properly. And that any existing damage is dealt with before snow and ice can cause greater problems. Just as our spring condo maintenance […]

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Reducing the Stress of Condo Visitor Check-Ins

Managing visitor check-ins can be a headache in any size of condo. The condo manager has to perform a tight balancing act between safety and convenience. It should be easy for residents to host their friends and family, but being too lax can lead to security issues. Today, we explore how to take advantage of […]

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Tools For Self-Managed Condos

Advances in property management technology are making it easier than ever to run a self-managed condo. While a condo manager is still an essential part of a large condo, many smaller condos prefer to self-manage. In self-managed condos, the manager role still exists. But instead of having a full-time manager, those duties are taken on […]

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Making A Stink About Condo Odours | Managing Condo Smells

Odour is a point of contention in any shared space, condos are no exception. Whether they come from individual units or common areas, strong smells affect everyone. We take a look at managing some of the most common condo odours tenants are raising a stink about.   Cooking What smells delicious to one nose can […]

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Improving Condo Record Keeping

Record keeping is an essential task for any condo, and it can be a real headache. With so many documents to keep, track, and share, it’s a challenge to keep organized. Fortunately, there are ways to improve condo record keeping.   Types of Records In condo record keeping the paperwork piles up easily. There are […]

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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

As electric cars become more common, the demand for charging stations is increasing. Electric cars are mostly used by people who live and work in or near cities, which makes up a large portion of condo owners. Parking is already one of the toughest challenges in managing shared condo spaces. Trying to accommodate electric vehicle […]

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Managing Cannabis Legislation in Condos

  Changing cannabis legislation in Canada, and an increasing number of US states, is putting pressure on condo managers and boards for tighter regulation. Residents and owners are concerned about how legalization will affect their lifestyle and property value. We examine a few of the biggest concerns and some of the top strategies for condo […]

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Resolving Disputes Between Condo Neighbours

Everyone wants to live in a stress-free environment. Unfortunately, even in cases where condo owners and residents are well aware of the rules and regulations, there will be times when disputes between condo neighbours are unavoidable. Such situations can quickly escalate, becoming frustrating not only for the residents involved but also for the entire condo […]

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How To Choose A Property Manager/Management Company

Choosing the right property manager or property management company for your condo is a crucial task; after all, their role includes being responsible for the property’s daily operations. From enforcing rules and regulations to arranging for inspections, communicating with the board, and more. All of which will impact resident and owner satisfaction, expenses, and revenue. […]

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How To Be A More Effective Condo Board Member | Tips & Tricks

From repairs and upgrades, to budgets, rules and regulations, the board of directors is crucial to ensure that everything runs smoothly. Essentially, without a board, owning a condo can turn into a nightmare. There is no doubt that being a board member can be challenging and frustrating at times, but with the right condo board […]

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Managing Shared Condo Spaces, Facilities, and Amenities

In a condo community, sharing is the source of a lot of frustration and challenges. Is someone hogging all the parking visitor parking, leaving messes in shared spaces, or using up the party room all the time? How do you prevent these problems from occurring? Booking Approvals Visitor Parking Key Tracking Reporting Security   Booking […]

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