Author: josh

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Fires Due to Cigarettes Extinguished in Pots

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With the frequency of fire losses in multi-family buildings this year, we wanted to send you information on the dangers of improper disposal of cigarettes in potting soil.
Please share this with your Managers, Boards, Owners and Tenants at all of your properties.
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Condo News

Secure Your Condo! Part 2 of 2 (For Condo Boards)

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For condo boards the onus is on you and your managers to maintain the integrity of the building. This goes beyond the bounds of routine maintenance and reserve fund projects. The following list contains several areas your condo board can focus on to heighten your security

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Condo News

Secure Your Condo! Part 1 of 2 (For Owners and Residents)

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The cold weather setting in, paired with the hard economic year in Alberta, is causing crime to thrive. Since 2003 crime rates have been steadily trending down. In 2015 we saw the first upward swing in over a decade. The crime severity index states for

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Condo News

What You Need to Know About Bill 9

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Bill 9 will amend the Real Estate Act and the Condominium Property Act, but more important is how it will change the condominium management industry.
Read this article on Sherwood Park News for more details.
(Photo courtesy of AFGE)

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Real Estate News

5 benefits of off-season homebuying

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Genworth has listed 5 good benefits of off-season homebuying in the following article:
These points are especially applicable in Calgary right now, where we are also facing lower oil prices!
Genworth Canada discusses 5 benefits of off-season homebuying
The only one I disagree with is

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For Rent Rented

Eau Claire 1-Bedroom Executive Loft

Posted By josh

Skip the commute and walk to your downtown office, Kensington, or Prince’s Island Park in minutes. Enjoy one of the few loft style condos available in Calgary, with a brand new stainless steel kitchen and utilities included.
For more information, see our ad at RentFaster.ca –

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For Rent Rented

Eau Claire Executive 2-Bedroom Condo

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Feel like walking to your downtown office? And then 5 minutes over the bridge into Kensington or Prince’s Island Park? This is the space for you.
For more details, see our ad at RentFaster.ca – Eau Claire Executive 2-Bedroom Condo.

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Condo News

10 Condo Management Questions You Can’t Forget to Ask

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Choosing a Condominium Manager is a tough task in itself, but if you don’t prepare yourselves for the interview, you and your board may not be able to select the best fit for your property. Here are 10 questions you must ask during your interview

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Condo News

Don’t Let Your Drawings Cost You!

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Can your condominium manager read blueprints and plans? Make sure they can! We took over managing a condominium which had their pipes on a rigorous cleaning schedule: one year the horizontal drains were cleaned, and the next year the vertical ones were cleaned. Each cleaning cost the condominium $5,000.
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