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 […]
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 […]
Advancement in your career is a very common goal. Whether you are motivated by recognition, financially, or you are naturally drawn to challenges; most individuals will reach a point where they are ready to take a step up.
Career advancement isn’t something that just happens. Property Managers need to take interest and action to find challenges […]
We all know that Condos are “not-for-profit” corporations acting within specific regulations set by governments, Corporation’s Declaration, rules and policies with a view to all other Acts, Codes and Laws with limitations. But with so much at stake, why not take some best practices from other successful organizations and businesses and apply them to our […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]