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Take your Condo Board From Good to Great

    Let’s say you and your condo board are doing pretty well. You meet regularly and communicate decisions effectively. Your finances are on the up-and-up, and your building doesn’t seem to be falling apart. Things are… good. But maybe thoughts of a flooded parking garage keep you up at night. Or the windows and doors are starting to show their age, or owners are feeling strained by an unexpected special assessment . Maybe things are good now, but a […]

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An inside look into Magnum York’s Property Managers

  For first time buyers, owning or living in a Condominium that is professionally managed can come with a learning curve. The roles and responsibilities of each individual involved in that Corporation can be confusing, especially the role of Property Managers. Why is it recommended to be professionally managed? What do our Property Managers actually do? Role of Property Managers: Condo Communication Effective communication sounds easier than it is.  One of the main roles of Property Managers is to communicate […]

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 […]

Condo Board Vendors – What you Need to Know-3828

Condo Board Vendors – What you Need to Know

Since 1991, Magnum York has provided highly effective, professional real estate management services and rental property solutions to our clients throughout Alberta, with offices in Calgary, Red Deer, Olds, Fort McMurray and Edmonton. With properties worth in excess of two billion dollars under current management, our decades-long experience and proven Condo Management Programs have allowed Magnum York to become the Province’s largest independent property management firm.   So Much To Do When Managing Properties Effective condominium management requires consistent attention to detail […]

The Most Efficient Condo Boards of All Time Do This-3823

The Most Efficient Condo Boards of All Time Do This

A condominium is a community and, like all communities, some are run more smoothly and efficiently than others, and each is unique within itself. A condo is also a corporation and, like other corporations, is governed by a Board of Directors according to the corporation’s by-laws. In the case of condominiums here in Canada, governance is also required to conform to applicable provincial legislation. Proper property management can be an important factor in the ongoing health of a condo community, […]

Smart Decision Making: Five Tips for Condo Boards-3815

Smart Decision Making: Five Tips for Condo Boards

  It takes a unique individual to serve on the condo board. The kind of person who cares about the world around them and is willing to shoulder responsibility to make life better, not just for themselves, but for others as well. Along with the responsibilities comes the increased knowledge and ability to be proactive about making needed changes rather than just complaining. The following tips can help any board member regardless of their condo association size or how long […]