Category: Property Maintenance

With the cost of energy on everyone’s minds, introducing energy efficient and green initiatives are quickly becoming the norm. From government programs for reducing pollution to companies releasing more organic, earth-friendly products, preserving the environment and green living are becoming more prevalent in all aspects. Many condo property management companies in Toronto are now incorporating...
Finding suitable tenants for a condo property can be challenging and requires a significant amount of time and patience. Hiring a condo property management company in Etobicoke, such as Mareka PM, can save you the hassle of screening tenants yourself. A condo property management company specializes in finding the right tenants for condominium rental properties....
An affordable property management company carries the responsibility of mitigating the likelihood of damage to a property or condo, while still keeping maintenance costs as low as possible. Combining affordability with strict and consistent maintenance results successfully is possible, if you use these three key factors in your property management strategy. Minimize your risk for...
30 June 2016 - 19:28, by , in Property Maintenance, No comments
Apartment management companies like ours work hard every day to make life easier for Toronto tenants, owners, and board members. Our daily duties include financials, administrative work, maintenance tasks, conflict resolution, and building security, all of which are fundamental components of comfortable condo living. Today, our apartment management company wants to take things one step...
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...
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...
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...
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...