How to Hire Condo Property Managers in Four Easy Steps-4966

How to Hire Condo Property Managers in Four Easy Steps

Magnum York Building Management Hiring a property manager is an extremely important decision. Having the right person overlooking the day to day operations of your property and building should be able to ease the stress that comes along with managing a Condominium Corporation, especially with all the specific rules and laws you need to be aware of on a day to day. This article will help when you are looking to hire condo property managers. It’s easy to send out […]

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An inside look into Magnum York’s Property Managers

  For first time buyers, owning or living in a Condominium that is professionally managed can come with a learning curve. The roles and responsibilities of each individual involved in that Corporation can be confusing, especially the role of Property Managers. Why is it recommended to be professionally managed? What do our Property Managers actually do? Role of Property Managers: Condo Communication Effective communication sounds easier than it is.  One of the main roles of Property Managers is to communicate […]

6 Superb Ways to Make Sure Your Condo Property is Safe-4886

6 Superb Ways to Make Sure Your Condo Property is Safe

While it may not need to be expressly stated that condo safety is important, it is something that many people take for granted. It’s easy not to think about what could be going wrong with systems and pieces of equipment that aren’t in plain sight. “Out of sight out of mind” is an apt description for many owners, but not taking an active role in safety can lead to disastrous results. It’s easy to blindly roll along without giving a […]

We Had one of the Most Difficult Condo Board Members-4881

We Had one of the Most Difficult Condo Board Members

Condominium boards play a very important role in maintaining the standards and operations in communities. For an efficient management of the communities they belong to, the board members need to operate as a unitary group. But when individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, personalities, perspectives, beliefs and sets of skills work together, disagreements inevitably arise. Depending on how differences are managed, they can morph either into constructive debates or disruptive conflicts. Since disruptive divergences can damage relationships, and lead to division […]

Top 5 resources to utilize in Red Deer-4848

Top 5 resources to utilize in Red Deer

Should you be planning a move to Red Deer, already live there, or are simply stopping by for a visit, it’s always nice to know what resources the city provides. Whether it be entertainment, essential service, or something in between we all like to know what we’re getting ourselves into. In smaller cities like Red Deer, city services tend to be a touch more varied and personal than in larger cities. What also takes place is that many people are […]

New COO – Dean Dunbar-4844

New COO – Dean Dunbar

Dean Dunbar Chief Operating Officer of Magnum York Property Management Ltd. Dean Dunbar is the Chief Operating Officer of Magnum York Property Management Ltd. and is responsible for the leadership, development and general management throughout the company. Dean’s responsibilities and influence will extend amongst all areas of the organization, including business development, strategic planning and executions, corporate management, process development and deployment, and customer and network operations. Prior to joining Magnum York, Dean served as the Vice President at FirstService […]

What No One Tells You About Condo Insurance-4843

What No One Tells You About Condo Insurance

Insurance is one of those things that most people take for granted. As long as we know it’s there then it is bound to save whatever it is that we are paying for. This, in part, is true, but it’s not the whole story. Having comprehensive insurance is an extremely important aspect of owning a condo, renting a condo, or owning multiple condos or even a building. Knowing what that insurance includes, and perhaps more importantly, what it doesn’t will […]

No vacancy no more, live at a Magnum York Property-4825

No vacancy no more, live at a Magnum York Property

There’s a certain comfort that comes with living at or owning a property that is managed properly and professionally. At Magnum York, we do all the little things that offer peace of mind to those living in the buildings we manage. It’s something that’s easy to say; something that’s easy to pay lip service to, but we back up these claims in a variety of ways. Feature Vacancy Properties We thought it would be best to discuss a few of […]

Kick Ass Condo Docs from Magnum York-4831

Kick Ass Condo Docs from Magnum York

 Condo Docs from Magnum York Having the condo documents you need on hand at all times isn’t something that’s always realistic, and when you don’t have them and need them in a pinch the situation only becomes more difficult. At Magnum York, however, we’ve taken the necessary steps to avoid this unfortunate situation ever coming to pass by using a site called CondoPapers. Document Portal Built for you What CondoPapers does is simple, yet extremely reliable and necessary for all […]

5 Useful Questions to Create a Powerful Board Budget-4828

5 Useful Questions to Create a Powerful Board Budget

Prioritizing a Condo Board Budget When sitting down to compose a board budget with your fellow members, it’s important to have an idea of what needs to be accomplished on a more granular level. Obviously, everyone wants a healthy budget and to not waste money but how does this actually get accomplished? There are so many questions that need to be asked and answered, but how do we prioritize them and ensure we’re taking care of the biggest issues first? […]