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Magnum York’s Property Management Coronavirus Pandemic Response

PLEASE REFER BACK TO THIS PAGE for updated information on Magnum York’s response to the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic. Index: Latest Update: March 29, 2020 March 19, 2020 March 13, 2020 Important Health, Industry & Government Links Latest Update: March 29, 2020 To say that there are a lot of moving parts to the coronavirus pandemic is a vast understatement. We’re doing our best here at Magnum York to stay up to date with how the government response impacts both our […]

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Why are Alberta Condominium Corporation Insurance Premiums Increasing?

In early March, we invited our condo boards in Calgary to come out and hear the latest on insurance renewals. The insurance industry worldwide has been reacting to a perfect storm of too much risk and too many claims; it’s made them unprofitable in their property insurance business. Thanks to our friends at BFL Canada for their research and partnership. For every $1 collected in premiums, insurance companies paid $1.67 in claims. Based on our partner BFL Canada’s data from […]

Alberta Courts Rule Against AirBnB & VRBO Short-Term Rentals in Condominiums

On February 27, 2020, the Alberta courts made a decision that prevents condominium owners from using their units as short-term rentals for websites like AirBnB & VRBO. Owners who use those services to get short-term “renters” are considered the same as running a hotel. Condominium’s that have bylaws that prohibit a unit’s use for commercial use are able to ensure owners cannot have short-term renters in their property in exchange for consideration. Interested in reading the judgement? Click here. This […]

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How does a Condominium Builder Transition Their Properties to the Condo Owners & Board?

Property Managers are vital partners for condo building developers. A property manager’s key role is to ensure a smooth transition of ownership to condo owners from the developers as they take possession of their individual units and form their first condo board. This morphs into working together with the board on an ongoing basis to continue to maintain its brand new building and ensure proper corporate governance. Auburn Rise Phase #3 Opening in Calgary Congrats to our partner Logel Homes […]

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Rent Manager Customer Story: Magnum York

At Magnum York, we view our technology as a competitive advantage. At its heart, property management is a people business. People working with people. The key to success is using technology to ensure great customer experience, to facilitate communication and collaboration, to provide transparency AND to streamline processes. We’ve invested a lot of time and brainpower into customizing Rent Manager over the last ten years, and it’s at the core of our technology stack, integrated into several other applications. Rent […]

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BFL Canada Insurance Seminar for Condo Corporations & Landlords in Calgary, March 3

Along with our partner, BFL Canada, we’re excited to present a seminar on the current market conditions affecting insurance premiums, deductibles, and coverages. “Current Insurance Market Conditions and how this is affecting Corporation and Landlords.” This is an exclusive presentation for Board Members and Landlords of Buildings professionally managed by Magnum York Property Management Ltd. When: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 For: Magnum York clients — Condo Board Directors, Investment Owners & Landlords. Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Where: Best […]

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Press Release: Magnum York Announces Two New Hires for Executive Team

Calgary, Alberta — February 7, 2020 — Magnum York Property Management Ltd welcomes Grant Kelba, Calgary Branch Manager, and Stephen King, Chief Customer Officer, to their company. Click here to download a press release in .PDF format “I’m excited to announce a few staff changes with Magnum York as we build a world-class team,” says Peter Best, CEO/Broker. “At the end of the day, we are a people-business; hiring exceptional staff helps us continue to provide outstanding service to a […]

Condominium Protect Act Bill 9 CPA Jan 1 2020 changes impact all Alberta Condo owner and board directors Magnum York

How do Jan 1, 2020 changes in Alberta’s Condo Property Act impact owners and condo boards?

Introduced in December 2014, Alberta introduced sweeping changes to the CPA Condominium Property Act. These proposed changes were put into Bill 9, with the Alberta government introducing them through 3 phases. The first phase of changes came in 2018 which improved consumer protection. Readers Notice: The information provided on this website does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content, and materials available on this site are for general informational purposes only. The second phase […]

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Condo Management: The Magnum York Advantage In 7 Steps

If your condominium board could use some help, consider the Magnum York MYAdvantage. For the past 25 years, we’ve been providing condo management services across Alberta for properties large & small. We’ve got the expertise to care for everything related to your property. Learn about the MYAdvantage we can provide you in 7 steps!   1. Have you found your accounting expert? We’ve got the expertise to help you stay on top of your condominium property finances. From paying expenses […]

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5 Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Condo Property Manager

As a Board Member of your Condo Homeowner’s Association, it’s important to realize that your condo is a unique community of homeowners with much in common and much to gain from the efficient operation of your organization. Hiring a high-quality property management company can go a long way toward enhancing your condo community in a number of areas including communication, transparency and the creation of effective, proactive and proper maintenance activities. A talented property manager can help your community: save […]