Author: Colin McKay

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After graduating with an honours degree in political science from Ryerson University, Colin spent two years teaching high school English for the Mie Prefecture Board of Education in Japan. These days, Colin is back in Toronto working for Mareka Property Management, learning web development, and riding his road bike.

21 June 2016 - 15:21, by , in Property Maintenance, No comments
Many property manage companies have come and gone in time, and an in-depth market analysis can tell you a lot about why some have thrived where others have failed. After nearly two decades as an established property management company in the GTA, Mareka Properties (2000) Ltd. has seen it all. With that in mind, we’d...
Toronto condominium property management is an ever-changing business! In many cases maintenance fees for Toronto condominiums have been rising much faster than inflation for years, and the topic is always on the minds of buyers and owners alike.  When Mareka takes over the management of a condominium corporation from another management company, part of our...
Whether they are in high rise buildings or townhouses, condo ownership is all about community.  When we looked at what condominiums are, we talked about how they’re all about property owners coming together and pooling their resources to afford amenities and services they may not be able to on their own.  In fact, buying a condo is...
According to Wikipedia, quoting the New York Times, the first historical record of condo living comes from ancient Babylon, and unit owners have worried about rising condo fees for the two millenniums since. Everyone knows that condos are a BIG DEAL in Toronto right now.  Everyone is buying one, and downtown, a forest of gleaming new...