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Why Are My Fees Going Up?
In this ever-changing, uncertain world, it's impossible to be sure of anything – except death and condo fees. And of course – condo fee increases. But why do my fees keep increasing, sometimes substantially in just one year? Listen in to authors Lyndsey McNally and Stefan Nespoli discuss the many factors that can affect condo fees and why understanding your fee is a crucial part of condominium ownership.
A Holiday Do's (and Don'ts) List
A Holiday Do's (and don'ts) list. As we reach into our storage lockers to dust off holiday decorations, what better time to remind boards and residents of their holiday do's (and don'ts). A host of issues typically only present themselves during the holiday season, We will dive into the four most common questions condo corporations grapple with during this festive time of year.
The Golden Boys and Girls
The golden girls and boys. Ageism in condos. Looking at challenges and best practices for condominiums with aging residents. Condominium boards and management should be aware, and be in a position to deal with the inherent challenges with aging occupants.
Changes to the Collection Process Post Ching v. CCC 203
Changes to the collection process. How a recently released decision (Ching v. CCC 203) directly impacts the condo lien procedure and costs.
Managing Conflict at Every Stage
Managing conflict at every stage- take a deep breath and remember "serenity now". In life, a certain amount of conflict is natural and expected. We all have bad days, bad moods, and bad experiences which create an air of conflict.
Unintended Consequences of Too Much Communication
Listen to Murray explain about how owners are getting accustomed to the PIC's, ICU's, NOIC's, Budget Packages, AGM Notices, Etc., and are quickly becoming desensitized.