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Parking Complaints Public Process

 

On Monday, November 5th 2018 the Toronto Police Service launched the Immediate Parking Complaint online process.

Property owners, private security and members of the public are now able to report parking complaints online by visiting the TPS app or the Toronto Police Service website.  This will reduce wait times for members of the public and ensure […]

Managing Conflict in Condominiums

Conflict is an inescapable part of life, and it will occur in our role as Condominium Managers more often than many of us would like. Being proficient in conflict management is therefore an essential skill for any Condominium Manager to possess.

As Condominium Managers we must strive to maintain our professionalism when dealing with various stakeholders. […]

New Continuing Education Requirements for Condo Manager General Licence Renewal in 2019

ACMO is pleased to partner with the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services to provide the continuing education webinars for General Licencees who received their education and examination requirements prior to November 1, 2017. Please see the Ministry’s message below for more information:

For questions, please refer to the link for frequently asked questions located near […]

Choosing the Right Contractor

We, as Condominium Managers, are often approached by seasoned sales professionals who offer a large range of new products and services to buildings.  Whether it is carpet cleaning, odour control, security, hvac or cleaning services – everyone wants to get your business and service your sites.  How do you determine which contractor is most suitable?  […]

Advocacy Update

ACMO strives to support the membership through advocacy and represent the collective voice of condominium managers in Ontario. We’ll provide periodic reports of the ways ACMO works on your behalf.

ACMO Leaders Meet with New Ministry Staff

As there is a new Minister of Government and Consumer Services, ACMO representatives introduced ourselves to members of the Minister’s […]

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 […]