Secrets to Help You Manage Your Property-4489

Secrets to Help You Manage Your Property

Managing a property can often feel overwhelming. There are so many moving parts, and people can often be unreliable. It’s never easy, and can occasionally feel like a thankless job. As a property management company we have gone through numerous trials and tribulations and encountered every problem that can occur. Having seen it all, we thought we would let you in on a few of the secrets that make us one of Alberta’s top property management companies; one that will […]

Magnum York is Now on the Radio in Calgary!-4465

Magnum York is Now on the Radio in Calgary!

Radio Showcase “Ask the Expert” Series Magnum York Property Management was featured in our last blog post for our spot on Breakfast Television. We are now excited to showcase some audio pieces that have aired on local Calgary radio stations Jack 96.9 FM and 660 AM News Radio. In the first audio segment, Peter Best tells us why condo associations and condominium owners should care about Bill 9. The relatively new property amendment act gives Alberta consumers more protection, let’s listen in and hear […]

Magnum York on Breakfast Television!

Breakfast Television “Ask the Condo Expert” We are excited to announce that we have been featured on Breakfast Television in Calgary! This week was our moment in the spotlight, take a look at the above video. Visit condo.magnumyork.com for a free quote. Condominium Management in Red Deer, Calgary, Olds, Edmonton and Fort McMurray. Property Managers since 1991 $1.8B of property under management 17% of our owners have been with us for over 25 years! Largest independent property manager in Alberta.     […]

How to Avoid a Landlords Worst Nightmare-4437

How to Avoid a Landlords Worst Nightmare

A landlords worst nightmare is also a property managers worst case scenario. We are not talking about a vacant property that loses revenue (although not ideal either). We are talking about something that not only hurts the pocketbook but the property itself. Sometimes tenants will use a home or apartment for something other than its intended use. Namely a grow op or other illegal activity. Obviously this should be avoided at all costs. It can and will cause serious damage […]

We are in Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer and Olds-4407

We are in Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer and Olds

Magnum York is committed to our clients all across Alberta. We love working here, and even occasionally making it out to the mountains. I wanted to take the time to write a quick update on each of our locations as well as some other pieces of information. We hope you can utilize our website to give your condo board the boost it needs. As always you can request a quote from as at anytime. As a tenant we have some […]

Changes in Alberta Condo Act protects consumers-4363

Changes in Alberta Condo Act protects consumers

The new condo act has been passed in the Alberta legislature and it’s positive for consumers across the province. The bill died in previous government discussion but was re-introduced back in 2014. What differences will it make moving forward? Kim Taylor from CTV News tells us more in an informative consumer watch segment. “the condominium property amendment act has 50 changes in it which government hopes will give consumers protection and improve how condos are run”. The Alberta government is addressing […]

Hold Effective Condo Meetings: An Overview-4112

Hold Effective Condo Meetings: An Overview

  Learn how to hold effective condo meetings as a director or a coordinator of a Condo Board or Association. Maybe you attend the Condo Meetings and want to be a larger part of the groups success and efficiency. Running effective meetings can be quite a challenge if you are not prepared. That is why Magnum York has prepared the information you need to get a head start. First you may want to review one of our past posts: “The […]

Fiscal Planning Best Practices for Condo Boards-4077

Fiscal Planning Best Practices for Condo Boards

Condominium Fiscal Planning Like any successful corporation, condo boards in the Alberta area need to perform extensive fiscal planning; it’s always better to plan than to react. If you employ best practices, this process will go easier and smoothly. So where to begin when planning best practices for condo boards? You should start by analyzing the previous year’s budget and what your current monthly statements reflect, do you have surplus or a deficit for this current month? The next step is […]

Top Condo Security Tips for Properties in Alberta-3953

Top Condo Security Tips for Properties in Alberta

A multifamily community can provide residents a sense of safety and security that they might not have in a single family dwelling. Condo and rental property neighbors live in close quarters. They can look out for one another and offer mutual support during a crisis. Hence this post on top condo security tips for your property. With any large community, there are bound to be ongoing safety and security issues. Fortunately, you can minimize the problems by evaluating the exposures ahead of time and implementing […]

Be on the Same Page: Communicate Perfect Condo Goals-3945

Be on the Same Page: Communicate Perfect Condo Goals

As with any corporate meeting, your condo board meeting should be where members accomplish meaningful tasks through effective decision making. So how do you Communicate Perfect Condo Goals? Your board meeting will best serve that function when everyone keeps these purposes in mind: Know your responsibilities as a board member; what is the board responsible for overseeing/implementing/enforcing/resolving? Understanding primary concerns and issues Avoid conflicts of interest and understand the liability involved Be familiar with the corporations bylaws; Specifically sections on Board & Owner responsibilities, as well […]