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investment Vancouver

REMI Network

Housing markets sinking despite rising prices, report finds

Housing markets are falling deeper into a slump despite increasing property prices, suggests a new report by The Real Estate Investment Network.
Murray Johnson

REMI Network

Murray Johnson is new president of CCI-Toronto

Murray Johnson has been appointed as president of the Canadian Condominium Institute – Toronto and Area Chapter, effective November 10, 2020.
benchmarking

CondoBusiness

Why benchmarking small buildings still matters

While building codes and standards help regulate efficiency in new buildings, existing buildings have been operating with little oversight and, in fact, no insight at all into how energy and water was being used in our cities.
reserve funds

CondoBusiness

How is COVID-19 impacting reserve funds?

Many reserve fund projects have not been able to proceed this year. Even now as construction has “opened up,” contractors have backlogs that will allow them to complete only some of the previously planned projects.
supply chain

REMI Network

Supply chain disruptions a ‘mixed bag’

Over the past few months, the pandemic has prompted supply chain disruptions that could affect the planning of capital projects in condominiums.
strata insurance

REMI Network

B.C. amends strata insurance regs

B.C. is amending its Financial Institutions Act to address the rising cost of strata insurance and bring more transparency to the industry.
mortgage

REMI Network

New record set for Montreal home sales

This year, the Montreal Census Metropolitan Area recorded the highest number of home sales ever for the month of August since 2000.
short-term rental rules

REMI Network

Tougher regs for short-term rentals commence

New rules for short-term rentals take effect this week to ensure operators only rent out their primary residences on short-term rental sites.
homebuying

REMI Network

Homebuying cool down predicted for Ontario

As summer edges to a halt, a new housing market report is predicting a cool down when it comes to ownership.
HVAC

REMI Network

HVAC systems and COVID-19: Q&A

There's prevailing uncertainty over potential exposure to the virus through building ventilation systems. How concerned should condo communities be?
abusive behaviour

CondoBusiness

Dealing with abusive behaviour in condos

Here are some steps that condo corporations should consider to protect managers and directors from unreasonable treatment.
mask bylaw

REMI Network

What does Toronto’s mask bylaw mean for condos?

A new bylaw exempting condos from mandatory mask-wearing inside the building means corporations might want to impose a mask policy for common elements.
virtual meetings

CondoBusiness

Ten practical tips for virtual meetings and e-voting

CCI recently held its first national webinar addressing pandemic-related industry concerns. Once topic of discussion was virtual meetings and e-voting.
communal living

CondoBusiness

Navigating the unknown in communal living

Condo managers are the corporation’s agents for proactive thinking, but now find themselves asking entirely new questions when it comes to communal living.
Documenting evidence

CondoBusiness

Documenting evidence in condos amid COVID-19

Condominium property managers should be documenting evidence in the coming months due to losses and claims amid the pandemic.
Fitwel

CondoBusiness

Slowing the spread of COVID-19 in condos

Boards and property managers of condos play a significant role in protecting residents during emergencies like the recent COVID-19 outbreak.
zero waste

CondoBusiness

Invitation to join Zero Waste High Rise project

Toronto Environmental Alliance is currently accepting applications for condos to join its Zero Waste High Rise Project in the spring and summer of 2020.