Not only do late dues impact the community’s ability to make its payments on time, but your financial health could take a hit, too.
If you’re on the fence about moving into an HOA, take a look at the pros and cons before making your decision.
Can you move in without joining an HOA? The short answer is no, but we’ll take a deeper look at why that is in this article.
This article aims to help new owners gain a stronger understanding of how to successfully rent out their condos.
While each board experience is different, joining your condo board will be a worthwhile endeavour. You will learn new things about finances, maintenance, and human connections.
Purchasing a condo is a big milestone. Take the time to ask good questions, and get the information you need to make an informed decision.
Toronto condos are more accessible from a financial standpoint, but that’s not the only reason why people choose condo living.
Moving to a new city and a new environment might excite you in the beginning. But, once you think about all the different costs involved, the idea can seem daunting. Besides the unusual sights and sounds, you must get used to the cost of living, and your accommodation will play a huge role in your […]
Nothing beats the feeling of getting the keys to your first property. It’s a major milestone that signifies growth and maturity. But, there are a few important considerations that you need to make before you can reach this point, particularly if you’re buying a condo. Here are some helpful tips on the most important things […]
Whether you’re a young professional looking for your first place to rent, or a retired couple that wants to downsize, condos and apartments are a great option. But, because these two options are so similar, it’s difficult to figure out which one to choose. That’s why we’ve put together the following guide with a thorough […]
You’re contemplating buying a condo but you’re not quite sure how to go about it. This is totally normal because buying property is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make in your entire life. That’s why you need to take your time with it and ensure that you’re making a responsible choice. Below we […]
Purchasing property is a proud achievement for anyone. But like any new stage in life, it comes with certain responsibilities, particularly if you’re buying a condo in a planned development project. That’s because planned development properties are managed by a homeowner’s association (HOA). Most people are unfamiliar with the concept of an HOA, much less […]
When starting out, most condo owners tend to opt for the self-management route. If you’re a one-man show, this means dealing with new tenants, maintenance issues, complaints and several admit tasks every day. All this can take a toll on your health and your sanity. In fact, you’ll be forgiven for feeling like there aren’t […]
6 ways to tell if you’re paying too much for condo fees. When you are looking to buy a condo, there are a lot of things to consider before making a decision. For example: is there a parking space included? What kind of amenities are offered in the building? Does the building have a 24×7 […]
The automation of our manual work has slowly but surely been happening right before our eyes for over a century. The beginning of the 1900’s saw the change from literal horsepower to figurative horsepower in the shift from buggies to cars, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg (or should I say ice-machine?). What […]