The flow of great condo-related tweets has not slowed down during these dog days of summer. Enjoy some of these items while sunning on the deck.
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COURT / TRIBUNAL DECISIONS
ONSC: No oppression remedy for commercial condo unit owner with persistent water leakage. Repairs are finally underway. http://bit.ly/q39qJV
HRTO: Condo "fails to accommodate" by forcing injured super to work despite doctor note, ordered to pay $1K http://bit.ly/pXSxoo
ONSC: Discovery of prchser-lawyer discussions proper when condo prchse agreemt ended b/c status cert "not satisfactory" http://bit.ly/pqydAY
HRTO lacks "power to deal with all claims of disrespect, insensitivity." Condo bd remarks abt urine smell not discriminatory http://bit.ly/qR1lHw
BCSC: Grow-ops qualify as an act of vandalism (via Cdn. Insurance Blog) http://bit.ly/pCDoYU
COMMENTARY / ARTICLES / RESOURCES
LinkedIn sends me condo proprty mgr postings as "jobs you may be interested in." No thx, I’m too impatient. Hats off to mgrs for their work.
RT @FanshaweCE: Interested in Property Mgmt & Education? Consider ACMO’s RCM Designation and the new ACMO Scholarship Program: http://ow.ly/5CDjw
RT @EricaBomb: Condo Tip: get on your board and have a say in how your $ is spent! Had my condo budget mtg tonite, we cut 9% off mgmt’s proposed budget!
#Condo directors doing maintenance with no insurance (or at all) is dumb. Don’t break your leg caulking that window: http://bit.ly/o3iE7l
RT @tarleyrobinson: Do your homework before running for seat on HOA board – http://wapo.st/qduCwd > Check egos, self-interest at the door.
The Huffington Post’s New Devil – Home Owner Associations, via @CANetwork Blog: http://bit.ly/mYbumQ
Mediation’s unique attributes give the process its mysterious power – Daily Commercial News http://bit.ly/nuNclq
RT @lifehacker: Before you call a plumber, you might want to check and see if you can’t unclog that drain yourself: http://lifehac.kr/ozdKbq
RT @canetwork: How to Attract HOA Volunteers (spritz a little Eau de Volunteer in the air?) http://bit.ly/qksIIF
If the condo’s rockin’. . . My neighbours’ sex life is wrecking my sleep – http://bit.ly/nSirPl (@globeandmail)
RT @YourCondoLaw: Upstairs, Downstairs – Strategies for Dealing with #Noise Disputes http://bit.ly/oeM02Q
Keep your laundry offline! Can your Condo Assn’s insurance claim be impacted by social media sites? http://bit.ly/rikg6q (@CondoandHOALaw)
RT @CommAdvocacyNet: Should education for condo bd members be mandatory? http://sunsent.nl/pFEPbs > This concept is gaining speed in Ontario
Chklist for new condo directors. RT @CondoandHOALaw: Implementation is Power – On the Board (Condos and HOAs blog) http://sunsent.nl/pkcyDd
RT @tarleyrobinson: Blog Post: Conflicts of interest when attorneys sit on your Bd of Directors http://htl.li/5UUeZ #HOALaw #CondoLaw
CERA says "The mind of a hoarder is strange terrain" » Helping Hoarders http://bit.ly/qB9J3y
RT @Megan_Connolly: Today’s blog – Beware the Perils of Joint Ownership: http://bit.ly/p5y9sv
Older #condos face repair bill woes – Moneyville.ca http://bit.ly/ot14PD > Lesson? Condos need professional property managers!
RT @CondoandHOALaw: Is it the right time to require mandatory community ass’n board service? http://bit.ly/o9ouKk < Condo conscription?
RT @247Condo: Housing Only For Those That Can Afford It wp.me/p1FscT-3Q < When will we learn that the home ownership craze breeds disaster?
I’m in condo hell – http://bit.ly/nhmmsY < The dangers of buying into a small (fewer than 10 unit) condo complex.
RT @canetwork: Why Architects Shouldn’t Build Condos out of Glass and People Shouldn’t Buy Them http://bit.ly/oz5phK
Simerra Property Mgmt acquired by FirstService Corp., creates largest property manager in Canada, with 125,000 units: http://bit.ly/mSO2YD
Beavers scout for a home in Queen’s Quay condo corridor – thestar.com http://bit.ly/p3IIxH Are condo boards on alert for squatters?
Ontario town reneges on tax break for condo lands. Heritage rebates for Salmoni Condos rejected, litigation possible http://bit.ly/o1cTO0
RT @colmbrannigan: Too many condos? Not necessarily, says RBC – thestar.com – http://bit.ly/p3dbge
Toronto condo developer ordered to replace balcony glass after third pane falls to the street below http://bit.ly/qTA8Ry
Glass falls off #Toronto #condo building for the 5th time, closes part of Bay St. – thestar.com – http://bit.ly/qR55mj
Accessibility barrier at Whitby #condo building traps disabled man on rooftop – http://bit.ly/pbw4yW
RT @ACMOnews: Weighing the condo factor in Trinity-Spadina riding – Condominiums may affect political outcomes http://bit.ly/pKKUDl #ontpoli
RT @Urbanation: Danforth #condo developer may get 10 years in the slammer: http://bit.ly/nepe1N (via @toronto_life)
Ignatieff Loses Condo Board Election http://bit.ly/od2wD2 (via @TheSmew)
Review of Ontario human rights system announced by @OntMAG. Public consultations to be held. http://t.co/OMM311E
Industry Body Calls for Licensing of Strata Managers in Western Australia http://bit.ly/pOVlM8 (H/T @StrataLawyer)
RT @canetwork: Edmonton: Condo owners stuck with $2.2M repair bill http://bit.ly/owAFrl > AB is the new BC for crappy condos, no protection.
More calls for review of BC’s condo law. > The next wave in BC’s ongoing condo crisis http://bit.ly/o47lST
RT @VPFranco: Non-smokers can ban smoking in condos by changing strata bylaws: bit.ly/qORicd
Smoking neighbour human-rights case moves forward in B.C. http://bit.ly/pYuIkD
RT @canetwork: Alberta PC leadership candidates pledge to prevent crumbling condos at Ft McMurray forum http://bit.ly/q807NI
Fancy Brooklyn Condo Sues Synagogue for "Raucous" Party Noise: Gothamist http://bit.ly/poFXIT
This guy ain’t a condo lawyer. Lawyerly Lairs: A Wicked Awesome, $13 Million Penthouse Condo http://bit.ly/oq5A0o (@atlblog)
RT @atlblog: Turns out that Boston lawyer is NOT the true buyer of $13.2M penthouse condo: http://bit.ly/ob9wkl > Bar investigation averted?
Disputed HOA elections in Md. may be submitted to the Attorney General. http://bit.ly/rtteRC > As if the A.G. doesn’t have enough work!
Battle of the butts: NY smoking wars move from restaurants, parks into apartments and condos – http://nyp.st/pbAy8p
RT @LisaMagillEsq: Condo still facing problems over Mezuzah http://bit.ly/nEEE4J via @CourthouseNews
RT @syladurantaye: Abandoned condo project at 2nd Ave and 51st in Manhattan. http://yfrog.com/kjoolsaj
Condo neighbours to Chris Brown: You bad! — Neighbors Says He’s a Nightmare | TMZ.com http://bit.ly/oL4530
Ultimate Vacation Home Aboard World’s Largest Private Yacht http://bit.ly/rmt1JZ > A floating condo!
RT @chris_antipas: A whole different spin on hoarding…. Woman lived with thousands of rats in animal hoarding case http://bit.ly/pwxliJ
RT @ScottPetersenJD: Foreclosure Activity Down in Most US Metro Areas BUT 1.7 million potential foreclosures lay in wait abcn.ws/pSz1p5 (via @ABC)
Police break up fight at condo building over laundry room dispute http://bit.ly/oxq4dr
RT @ColoradoHOAGal: Doggie DNA nails owners of pets leaving smelly piles. Using DNA evidence manager starts fining $100 per offense http://reut.rs/ocJMdo
Deadbeat condo developers leave Brooklyn Pastor, wife out in the cold after project shut-down http://nydn.us/pPHPob