Working with Condo Boards that Want to Manage
In previous blog entries, we reviewed Advice for New Condominium Managers, and How to Successfully Transition to a New Property. So you’ve started your career (or are still advancing it) and you’ve set yourself up for success in your new property.

Managing Morale in the Age of Licensing
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.