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insurance

How to secure the best insurance rates

Property insurance costs are steeper than ever, driven by significant losses for water damage, fire, and natural disasters, combined with inflationary pressure increasing the costs of claims.
amenities

Must-have amenities for young professionals

Lee Galka Director of Business Development at Accora Village, shares seven ways to ensure your rental community stands out with the right amenities Gen Z'ers want.
Swimming pools were a buoyant property upgrade option in 2020

Swimming pool safety and liability

In the hot, hazy days of summer, swimming pools are a great source of fun and relaxation, but they also bring a host of risks and responsibilities or property owners.
HVAC maintenance

Fall HVAC maintenance for small building owners

Some pre-winter HVAC maintenance will help ensure your building’s system operates efficiently and effectively for the long term.
tornado First Onsite

In the event of a tornado

Important steps and precautions for residential property managers in the build-up and aftermath of a tornado.
job market

Attracting talent in a competitive job market

Two leading property managers share their tips for recruiting, hiring, and retaining talented employees in a tough post-COVID job market.

Leveraging your parking during lease-up

Jeremy Zuker, co-founder of WhereiPark, offers effective ways to make use of your empty parking stalls during the lease-up period and beyond.
water damage

5 ways to mitigate losses from water damage

While climate change has increased the prevalence of weather-related floods, water damage due to plumbing and appliance failures happen daily—and sadly, they are often preventable.
preventing wasp infestations

How to prevent mosquito and wasp infestations

Alice Sinia, quality assurance manager for Orkin Canada, shares timely tips for keeping outdoor amenity spaces free of mosquito and wasp infestations.
solar energy

Shining a light on the benefits of solar

Danial Hadizadeh, CEO at Mitrex, offers insight into the latest solar energy products and their long-term sustainable benefits.
rental scams

Updating your property management toolkit

Chad Guziewicz, Co-founder of Rentify, shares four property management practices that can be easily improved using new technologies.
Queen's Park

State of emergency allows for planning decisions

Ontario has taken legislative steps to ensure that municipal councils do not need to worry about decision timelines under the Planning Act during the COVID-19-related state of emergency.
risk management

COVID-19 and your insurance policy

Michael Fried, President of Aftermath Consulting Group, LLC., addresses uncertainties related to insurance coverage and best practices for protecting assets, employees and residents.
workers

Beware the risks of cleaning chemical mishaps

Some basic chemistry lessons should be reiterated: mixing bleach with ammonia-containing or acid-containing products will produce a toxic reaction.
workers

Beware the risks of cleaning chemical mishaps

Some basic chemistry lessons should be reiterated: any mixture of bleach with ammonia-containing or acid-containing products will produce a toxic reaction.
fire halls

Smart, life-saving fire safety solutions

Tips and best practices from Michael Hugh, Field Sales Engineer at Johnson Controls

Breathing life into outdoor spaces

Jase DeBoer, Senior Category Marketing Manager at Deckorators provides design tips and solutions for better outdoor amenity spaces.