It’s been a busy few weeks, so we haven’t posted a compilation of our best tweets lately.  Here’s the first batch.

 

COURT AND TRIBUNAL DECISIONS

ONSC: Former unit owner lacks standing to sue condo for money allegedly spent on director compensation and perks. http://bit.ly/oFowaa

ONSC orders warring condo unit owners to bring their decade-long feud to trial and stop wasting judicial resources. http://bit.ly/qxeJ7O

HRTO won’t reconsider dismissal of owner’s complaint re condo bd remarks about urine smell http://bit.ly/nkWL57 Original: http://bit.ly/qR1lHw

HRTO applies ONCA ruling on condo “single family use” restriction but allows complaint to proceed on reprisal issue only. http://bit.ly/nAYTbx

 

 GMA IN THE NEWS

Gerry Miller quoted in Toronto Sun story on some of the pitfalls of buying pre-construction #condoshttp://fb.me/NJCbuMhe

Gerry Miller quoted in recent issue of Canadian Real Estate mag on screening tenants for rental properties. http://fb.me/xtVaOXPn

GMA is assisting condo unit owners in Cobourg where a receiver was appointed over a developer’s properties and assets: http://bit.ly/nukTAy

 

CHANNEL CONDO LOAN FRAUD

RT @syladurantaye: Equitable Groups says four fraudulent mortgages will cost it $14-million. In its last quarter, it earned $15-million.

Alert by @ACMOnews on alleged major loan fraud by local condo property mgmt executive  http://bit.ly/nfQcrb

#Toronto property manager bilked $20M in #condo fraud – thestar.com http://bit.ly/orpmc7 < Condo "loan" fraud, to be more precise.

Bangladeshi cheats $20 million in Toronto | | bdnews24.comhttp://bit.ly/mVECWe <Does this smack of national pride?

Toronto condo fraud claims mount – thestar.com   http://bit.ly/pakBk8 < It remains unclear whether the lender will actually pursue the condos.

@ACMOnews prez Dean McCabe discusses condo frauds and manager regulation on @CBCHereandNow:  http://bit.ly/n1AcmU

More articles from yesterday on the big condo fraud http://bit.ly/nrXzcza and http://bit.ly/poHTXi (via @CBCToronto)

Resident warned of condo fraud years ago – Toronto – CBC News http://bit.ly/mTUGE0

Toronto condo owners rally for better legal protection – thestar.com http://bit.ly/qcN3CQ

Alleged Toronto condo fraudster in Bangladesh – CBC News –http://bit.ly/rlo4hO

CCI-Toronto and @ACMONews speak out on the big Toronto #condo fraud – http://bit.ly/oQUnj4

Toronto News: Condo manager at centre of scandal seen in Bangladesh – thestar.com http://bit.ly/psVZYK

 

 ONTARIO NEWS

YorkRegion Article: Condos cash in on cell antennas http://bit.ly/pQ9etJ

Bidding wars erupt for prime rental condos – http://bit.ly/nLKoHU < Plenty of fuel to continue #Toronto‘s condo frenzy.

Skyscraper a Go for Sault Ste. Marie – http://bit.ly/qd5iG3 < This’ll be the tallest highrise in Northern Ontario.

Toronto pools’ dirty secrets: Which club got 120 violations? http://bit.ly/or0Cuh < Some condos among the offenders.

Safety experts want tougher standards for pool operators – thestar.com http://bit.ly/pI4Y1Y < Wow. 10,000 infractions over 2 yrs.

Toronto contractor charged in $450K fraud – Daily Commercial News   http://bit.ly/qsriKf Condos, pick contractors wisely, check POs closely.

 

CANADA NEWS

Ft. McMurray condo owners vote on their next move – CTV Edmonton – http://bit.ly/p3cVZA

City to assume aging water/sewer infrastructure at troubled NWT condo after no-frills repairs by condo board – http://bit.ly/oJl2dZ

British Columbia holds consultation on tribunal-based dispute resolution model for condo squabbles. Survey/white paper: http://bit.ly/q79wpd

New Condominium Dispute Resolution Process | Access Nova Scotia | Government of NS: http://bit.ly/qRpRnp

Heritage minister backs private member bill to protect flying flags – http://bit.ly/ogxfSH < Feds should keep their noses out of condo biz.

Condemned: Penhorwood #condos in Ft McMurray collapsing from shoddy construction. Can gov’t solve the problem? http://bit.ly/pj5sO8


U.S. NEWS

Chicago tackles budget shortfall by taxing condos for services not delivered « CondoFeed http://bit.ly/q7bqLy

RT @chris_antipas: Grandmother nearly loses condo to foreclosure after $4.70 fee balloons to nearly $3,000 …. floridatoday.com/article/201110…

Attorney unit owner wins condo association wastebasket war, uses $201K check to pay off mortgage – ABA Journal http://bit.ly/nMcjLV

Worcester Telegram & Gazette – Condo refugees still shut out of ruined building in Fitchburg   http://bit.ly/oECT25

Condo vs. spoiled rich brats – Fight begins. Lawsuit offers view of sound and fury high above Boston Common – http://bo.st/q7x63t