Compostable Organics: What your Condo Board Needs to Know-5022

Compostable Organics: What your Condo Board Needs to Know

In fall of 2016, the City of Calgary announced the implementation of an expanded recycling bylaw which will affect all multi-family residences. This bylaw will require properties to have both recycling programs, as well as green bins for compostable organics collection systems as part of the waste collection infrastructure. With the rollout of this new mandate, there is going to be a significant increase in landfill tipping fees associated with garbage removal, making it even more important to get an […]

DDC Journal: The Power of Exceptional Service-5001

DDC Journal: The Power of Exceptional Service

  We are excited to announce that Magnum York has once again been published in the DDC Journal! You can find the full article on page 42 of the Spring 2017 issue of the Magazine. “The Power of Exceptional Service”   http://www.ddcjournal.com/issues/spring2017/   Or you can read the article below, all about Magnum York’s attention to customer service, the vendor program, and online portal system. Thanks to DDC for the fantastic write-up.   The Power of Exceptional Service Alberta’s Largest Independent Company […]

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 […]

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 […]

Condo Terms You Need to Know from Magnum York-4829

Condo Terms You Need to Know from Magnum York

Every condo owner knows that there are a few important things to keep in mind when purchasing or managing their property. There are a lot of condo terms thrown around that are related to ownership and management that don’t mean a whole lot to most people. There are also a number of words thrown around that do mean something and should be paid closer attention to. Today we thought we would discuss some of those buzzwords and why they should […]

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 […]

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 […]