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Recipe for Stress-Free AGM Preparation

Preparing for an AGM involves a lot of work and can be quite stressful. The new Act adds a few new requirements, but also provides a few ways to facilitate things.

As is always the case, the trick is to plan ahead, plan in detail, and execute the plan in a timely manner. There are no […]

Managing a Manager’s Workload

Time Management Tips for Condominium Property Managers

As a general rule – daily, weekly, monthly and annual tasks required of a Condominium Property Manager can and should be scheduled.  It’s easy to use calendars and checklists to plan out your regular activities.  Good Managers have already developed these tools for use on their properties.

But in the […]

How to Retain Successful Condominium Managers

The condominium industry landscape is always shifting. Market and regulatory pressures mean you need to have property managers in place who can juggle both while meeting the needs of all stakeholders.

There’s no doubt that finding qualified condominium managers can be highly challenging; the introduction of the Protecting Condominium Owners Act  has put into place […]

Is it ever okay to say ‘no’ to the condominium board?

When you’ve been hired to manage a condominium, it can sometimes put you in a difficult position. If you’re doing your job properly, then serious conflicts will be avoided. But what happens when the condominium board sets out a policy that goes against the advice of management?

The sad reality is that conflicts of interest can […]

Tips for Dealing with Trauma as a Condominium Manager

Over my 20-year history as a Condominium Manager I have encountered several traumatic situations that have challenged my strength, experience and perseverance including two fires that exceeded 5 million dollars in property damage. I have learned from the “highs and lows” and encourage Condominium Managers to consider the following tips to assist in any traumatic […]

ACMO Courses Named a Requirement for Licensing

Rob Dean TracyMinister of Government and Consumer Services, Tracy MacCharles, designated ACMO’s four courses and challenge examinations as a requirement for condominium managers in Ontario to obtain a general license under the Condominium Management Services Act. Our jurisdiction-specific content supports industry best practices and unique requirements […]

CMRAO Seeks Input about Proposed Licensing Fees

The Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario (CMRAO) is seeking your input on the proposed licensing fees for condominium managers and service providers/firms.

Please visit to take the survey. Comments will be received until August 10, 2017.


Best Practices to Combat Proxy Misuse

You may have been hearing in the news recently about Toronto area condominiums experiencing challenges with the misuse of proxy forms resulting in boards which may not have the condominium’s best interests at heart.  This is a good time to remind our members that by having proper systems in place and by following certain best […]

ACMO Celebrates 40 Years Leading the Condominium Management Profession

The Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario (ACMO) celebrates 40 years leading the condominium management profession through education, member services, and public awareness. Our membership of 2,000 property managers and associated professionals represents the best in the condominium industry.

“My vision was that together we could create our own unique industry standards,” said John Dzenekoj, ACMO’s […]

Call for Video Presenters

ACMO’s Communications Committee is seeking both property managers and industry trades and service providers to be presenters for an educational video series. Proposals will be reviewed and selected by the Committee in late May. Only applications submitted by ACMO Members and Associates will be considered.

Goal: To create an educational video series to serve as resource […]