In addition to the court decisions and newsy items we posted earlier this week, some great tips were posted over the summer that should be of interest to condo property managers, directors and unit owners and prospective condo purchasers. With such a rich and wide variety of sources, the below items just start to scratch the surface.
Tips and resources for property managers and condo boards
Good article on how to welcome new board members http://bit.ly/aggWIC (via New England Condo mag)
Local property managers speak at roundtable discussion on condo security: http://bit.ly/cbTm9N (Canadian Security Magazine)
Shattering common myths about workplace entitlements in Ontario – http://bit.ly/9DiqAm
Condo boards should budget accordingly – Steep Increases Forecast for Ontario Electricity Prices http://bit.ly/9yyxoK
Tips for unit owners and prospective purchasers
Don’t buy without reading this: A condo buyer’s checklist – http://bit.ly/9Ztnav (Toronto Sun)
There’s safety in numbers dealing with a ‘condo bully’ http://bit.ly/9OhIWM (lfpress.com)
Read my two cents on smoking in condo units, published in the "Ask the Pro" section of Holmes Magazine (August 2010). http://lnkd.in/rMDYU-
Consider small claims court for real estate disputes worth $25K or less: http://bit.ly/ctfWez (Yourhome.ca)
Get a lawyer to review new condo deal within cooling-off period. Bob Aaron: Undisclosed costs can really add up – http://bit.ly/arvzGe
Will $638/sq. ft. be the high water mark for Toronto condos? Garth Turner predicts doom as condo sales cool down: http://bit.ly/cYuoT0
That’s all for now, folks. Thanks for reading and please keep your comments coming!