Archives: July 2016

29 July 2016 - 12:05, by , in Condo Management, No comments
Much is made of the rising costs of condos in North York and the GTA, but relatively few people are talking about the increasing cost of condo maintenance fees outside of the condo owner community. In our condo management bubble, complaints about rising condo maintenance fees are as common as solutions are rare! In today’s...
25 July 2016 - 14:46, by , in Condo Management, Condominium, No comments
Condo owners volunteering their time to serve as association board members are often surprised at the demands of the job. And while it’s thrilling to make a positive change in your condo community, serving as a board member can feel like a thankless and frustrating job. Think you have what it takes? In today’s post,...
Congratulations on finding your new place! Move-in days are exciting times for new owners, and they provide excellent opportunities for our property management team to make their introductions. One thing we consistently hear from new owners during these introductions is how tricky the move has been. You know the drill: the movers are nowhere to...
10 July 2016 - 10:52, by , in Condo Management, No comments
Condo management is a multifaceted service. A condo management professional is part financial advisor, part building maintenance person, and, as we discuss today, part community conflict resolution coach. In this post, we discuss the interpersonal part of condo management, and offer 3 tips to help track and resolve resident conflicts and complaints. Why are condo...
7 July 2016 - 18:58, by , in Property Management, Rental Property, No comments
Owning a rental property isn’t as simple as it’s cut out to be, especially for first-time investors. Property management companies make life easier, but the onus is still on the investor to find the right building; after all, even the best property management companies won’t be much help if your property attracts no business! Today,...
5 July 2016 - 10:42, by , in Property Management, No comments
Rental property management companies offer serious value to renters and investors alike. In this post, we explore two ways Mareka Properties (2000) Ltd benefits both sides of the rental equation. Offering peace of mind for residents High-quality rental property management companies in Toronto will greatly enhance the safety, comfort, and cohesion of residential communities by...