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Depreciation Reports – Why Renew Them?

    There are many compelling reasons as to why a strata should renew its depreciation report every three years.  In addition to being the renewal time frame legislated by the province, it makes good sense for owners, buyers and sellers. Three years..

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    Deferred Repairs, Costly Future Expenditures

      It is surely a welcoming development to see increasing awareness of building maintenance and repair requirements among strata  and condo owners. Having said that, it continues to be a constant challenge to convince the majority of the owners to agree..

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      Broken Elevators Causes ‘Crisis’ All Over Canada

         (Photo: Shutterstock) We came across an interesting article that highlights the concerns of Canadians over aging equipment and structural issues with faulty elevators. The maintenance and repair of elevators are becoming a major issue, especially in Canada’s largest cities. The..

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        Woodpeckers Hammer Kelowna Condominium with Costly Repairs

           (Photos: Keith Eisenkrein / Caroline Csak) We came across an interesting article that highlights the damages to a 17 floor condominium building in Kelowna caused by woodpeckers.  Northern flicker woodpeckers have been rapping at the building’s siding panels for several years...

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          Normac Presents on Mixed Use Developments

            Normac was pleased to be a part of IREM BC Chapter 50 and REIC Greater Vancouver Chapter Educational Seminar Summer Breakfast on June 21, 2016. The seminar’s focus was mixed use developments and air space parcels. The session was led by guest..

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