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 […]

Top 5 resources to utilize in Red Deer-4848

Top 5 resources to utilize in Red Deer

Should you be planning a move to Red Deer, already live there, or are simply stopping by for a visit, it’s always nice to know what resources the city provides. Whether it be entertainment, essential service, or something in between we all like to know what we’re getting ourselves into. In smaller cities like Red Deer, city services tend to be a touch more varied and personal than in larger cities. What also takes place is that many people are […]

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 […]

Resident Retention and Your Bottom Line-4086

Resident Retention and Your Bottom Line

There’s something we must admit: renting a condo unit is much different than actually Retaining the residents. It can be one of the most challenging aspects of rental property management. Why should you struggle to attract and retain high-quality tenants for a long time? Leaving aside all the time and effort you must spend to fill vacancies, securing a longer lease is more cost effective than finding new tenants every few months. Since finding and keeping good renters for an […]

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New Methods of Payment

  Starting March 1st, 2014 Magnum York Property Management stopped accepting cash for payment. We have inter-graded our new debit machine into our system to help the transition of no cash. This provides a more convenient way for our clients to pay rent, condo fees, and/or special assessments. Magnum York still accepts cheque, money order and pre-authorized debit as a form of payment. To obtain a pre-authorized form, please email info@magnumyork.com. We would like to thank everyone for their co-operation, […]

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Repairs vs. Improvements

  While trolling the internet for interesting topics to include in my monthly newsletter, I came across an article on repairs vs. improvements. Depending on what style of investor you are, you may be more prone to one than the other. A repair is necessary for something to continue functioning. If your property is professionally managed then this is something your Property Manager would inform you needs to be done.  In some cases, if a needed repair is not completed […]