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Fall 2021 Issue
Criminals live in condominium communities too. From cybercrime and scams to dishonest contractors and conflicts of interest for boards and managers, learn what to look out for as a property manager to protect your condo community.

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Proper Building Maintenance Can Avoid Catastrophic Failure

Your Condo: Maintenance

|| Mitchell Gerskup

In the wake of the collapse of the Champlain Towers South building in Miami, Florida, many condominium managers and boards find themselves asking what they can do to make sure their buildings are properly maintained.

Improving Your Reserve Fund Study

Your Condo: Reserve Funds

Your Condo || Mitchell Gerskup

Does your condominium have a proper plan in place for reserve fund expenses? Condominium boards are often unaware that the planning you do above and beyond your reserve fund study will save time and money. 

Best Practices

for Reserve Fund Studies

Your Condo || Martin Gerskup, Mitchell Gerskup

By law, condominium corporations in Ontario must obtain a comprehensive reserve fund study report, which is updated every three years. The updated studies alternate between non-site-based updates, and site-based updates where the engineer will re-visit the site to perform a visual inspection of the development.