Author: Mary Kahn

About author:

Mary is the CEO of Mareka Properties (2000) Ltd. She holds a CPM, RCM, and CRP designation, and brings over thirty years of experience to the helm of the company. Additionally, Mary has a thorough knowledge of the legislation governing the industry, an in-depth comprehension of building components, and a proven track record of guiding condominium corporations and boards of directors to success. She's the full package!

Toronto is one of the busiest and rapidly growing cities in Canada with many opportunities to own a property for personal or investment purposes. There are a wide variety of areas with excellent market investment opportunities, from downtown Toronto to the influential east end to the outskirts of the Greater Toronto Area. A lot of...
Last week we talked about buying a condo new from a developer This week we’ll talk about buying a condo as a re-sale When buying a condo as a re-sale, the pitfalls to avoid are slightly different compared with buying one new from a developer. Let’s look at the process first, so we can see where buyers...
Rental tenants have become an increasingly visible demographic in condo corporations over the past two or three years.  More and more investors find that buying condo units for the purpose of generating rental income is attractive. What does this mean for condo owners who live in their units, and for property managers?  A lot.  It turns...
Let’s begin with the understanding that the condominium industry is the same as any other – the vendor wants to charge the maximum possible for their product, and the buyer wants to get the best product they can for the lowest price possible. The vendor and buyer will then enter into negotiations and reach a...