3 Ways To Make Condo Board Meetings Better-4513

3 Ways To Make Condo Board Meetings Better

How do You Make Condo Board Meetings Better? Condo board meetings can often be fraught with indecision, discord, and a total lack of organization. These factors often lead to painful processes where very little, if anything, ever gets done. As an owner of a property you want to know that things are getting taken care of and that people aren’t spending your money unnecessarily.  We have witnessed these meetings first hand and thought we would be able to shed a […]

Top 5 Resources Your Condo Board Needs Now-4483

Top 5 Resources Your Condo Board Needs Now

Condo Board Tools you can Actually Use Informative, timely, and effective communication is the bedrock of any successful condominium association.  Those who fail to maintain this productive communication between the board, members, and their management team do so at their own peril. Period. Timely, relevant, and efficient communication serves to foster a sense of involvement for the members and a connection to the board and their decisions.  That means confidence.  Projects are organized and executed smoothly, team members participate effectively, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Investing in property across Alberta? Magnum has you covered-3865

Investing in property across Alberta? Magnum has you covered

When a “nothing-special” bungalow recently sold to a Chinese university student for a million dollars in the north end of Toronto, people started taking a harder look at how foreign investment in Canada’s real estate market is affecting the market in general and their personal chances of obtaining reasonable access to affordable property in specific. Apartments and condos are being snapped up left and right in our cities, often by foreign investors, and the prices are being driven up in […]