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Advice for New Condominium Managers

Condominium Property Management can be an exciting and rewarding profession.  In a single day you can find yourself building relationships, organizing a complex construction project, and navigating human rights or other legal matters.

The challenges in this field also come from having so much variety – you need to be skilled in many different areas.  This […]

Ontario Ends Electric Vehicle Charging Incentive Program

The Ministry of Transportation has announced that the Electric Vehicle Charging Incentive Program is cancelled effective July 11, 2018.

According to the statement, charging stations purchased and/or installed before this date will be eligible to receive incentives if the application is submitted within 60 days of July 11.

You can read the full announcement below:

Building a Kid-Friendly Condominium Community

Much has been written recently on the growing number of families choosing to put down roots in condominium communities. Many developers are even beginning to design condominiums with families in mind by including special facilities and playgrounds from the planning stages.

But what do you do as the manager of an established condominium to respond to […]

Building Trust with Your Condo Board

Trust is defined as reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, or surety of a person or thing; confidence.  A relationship with your clients built on trust is extremely important because, as a Condominium Property Manager, you are entrusted to manage what will often be the largest investment for an individual – their homes.

Developing a relationship […]

When to Get a Professional’s Opinion

The first skill I harnessed very early in my career is to be extremely humble.

As property managers we are often looked upon to wear several different hats regardless of our training in a particular field.

How many times has it gone through my mind that ‘I am not an engineer’ or ‘I haven’t actually paved a […]

New Changes to Condo Act Forms

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS) has issued new changes to the Condo Act forms. Follow the link below to view the statement and access the forms:

 

Building Community Among Your Residents

Throughout my career, I have been committed to ensuring our communities are maintained at a high standard in an ongoing effort to meet and exceed the expectations of the residents. To be successful in this, it is critically important to build a sense of community among all residents. From observing others, and through my own […]

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

ACMO was pleased to be in attendance early this morning for the following announcement.


Released by: Ministry of Government and Consumer Services

 Starting May 1, 2018, new changes will be in effect to make it easier for condo […]

Election Canvassers Allowed Access to Multi-Residential Buildings

Released by: Elections Ontario

Elections Ontario would like to remind landlords and condominium corporations about changes to the Election Act that allows candidates and canvassers access to multi-unit residential buildings.

Under new legislation, a candidate, or his or her representative, is legally entitled to have access to the common areas of multiple-residence buildings that contain seven or […]

How to Successfully Transition to a New Condominium Property

Taking on a new property can be a little scary, even for an experienced Condominium Property Manager.

Every condominium corporation is unique, and so there is a learning curve as it relates to the governing documents of the condominium, Board policies, construction-style, amenities, and Reserve Fund Study.  An experienced Condominium Property Manager should be well-equipped to […]