6 Trends you Need to Know About the Alberta Condominium Industry-4832

6 Trends you Need to Know About the Alberta Condominium Industry

With an economy in a relative state of flux, Alberta is a different place than it was 10-15 years ago. Now, despite what you may hear, it’s not all bad. There are plenty of interesting things still happening and plenty more interesting things happening in the Alberta Condominium Industry. As such, we thought it would be important to cover what’s happening in the real estate market and how it relates to condo prices and their place in said market. Keeping […]

If You Read One Article About Condo Bylaws Read this One-4830

If You Read One Article About Condo Bylaws Read this One

Ever wondered how Magnum York helps your Condominium Board deal with Condo Bylaws? Magnum York helps the board Assist the Board in its By-law review and recommending possible changes Assist in obtaining legal advice for any by-law changes Assist in obtaining owner compliance with by-laws, rules and regulations in accordance with the by-laws. Assist in setting policies in accordance with by-laws In addition to the above, we take a detailed approach to a variety of issues that may come up in […]

Essential Steps for a Successful Condo Board Vote-4834

Essential Steps for a Successful Condo Board Vote

There comes a time during a meeting when a condo board vote needs to happen. Typically, these are mundane matters that attendees tend to agree on en masse. Every now and then, however, something substantial comes up for a vote and there doesn’t seem to be a general consensus in the room. When it comes to spending large amounts of the reserve fund, or perhaps, money out of the wallets it’s important to have an idea of how things are […]

Top Ten Reasons to get a Rental Property Manager-4842

Top Ten Reasons to get a Rental Property Manager

Having a rental property manager may seem like a luxury, but we believe it’s a necessity. Having a Condo Property manager look after your property can be beneficial in a myriad ways, many of which we’ll be discussing today. A quality property manager not only offers peace of mind but many tangible benefits that will be realized financially and personally. At Magnum York we clearly believe in the benefits of having a property manager, a service we consider ourselves to […]

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 […]

4 Risks Condominium Boards are Exposed To-4523

4 Risks Condominium Boards are Exposed To

Dealing with a condo board can be hard. Being a part of a condo board and trying to please everyone involved can be even harder. There are always issues looming just over the horizon, some of them with potential to do serious damage to your condo and the wallets of the owners. We thought it would be best to bring some of those issues to light so you can spot any potential red flags before they become something worse. We […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]