Condominium Managers need to excel at many different things in order to have a successful career. In an average day you can be required to be an enforcer, mediator, organizer, communicator, and project manager. This is one of the reasons why a career in condominium management is never boring – our days are varied and […]
Condominium management may not be on the top of the list on career day, however this industry allows individuals from a variety of backgrounds to use their soft skills and grow through opportunities and learn from experiences. In this climate of increased automation, condominium management continues to require people, not machines, to perform these tasks […]
As Condominium Managers, a large part of our role is engaging third party trades or contractors to direct the maintenance and repair of the common elements of our clients. Managing the performance of contractors, as well as maintaining positive relationships is vital to the operational success of a condominium corporation.
As of November 2017, every condominium manager in Ontario is required to hold a valid licence issued by the Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario (CMRAO). The licensing requirement offers many benefits for the condominium management profession including establishing credibility, providing oversight, and protecting consumers. However, in a post-licensing world, condominium managers may struggle to […]
Since licensing was introduced in Ontario, there has been an increased demand for qualified Condominium Managers. This has resulted in Managers moving between organizations, and it has become a game of musical chairs as the industry adjusts to the licensing requirements. Many managers have left the industry altogether, some have chosen early retirement. Others have […]
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. […]
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? […]
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 […]
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 […]