Tag Archives: Strata

Rising Construction Costs and the Impact of Tariffs

    A noticeable Canadian trend has a lot of residents and potential home owners concerned. For the past few years the growth of condo constructions in various regions across the country, particularly in metropolitan areas like Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver, has..

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    Depreciation Report: How To Use It

      So, you’ve received your most recent depreciation report. Now what do you do with it? While it’s obvious to use the depreciation report for planning your strata fees and preparing to save for your reserve fund, the report is a..

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      REIC Depreciation Reports Survey

        The Real Estate Institute of Canada – Greater Vancouver Chapter, recently released an independent study by the Crux Group.  The survey’s intent was to find out how many strata corporations in British Columbia have completed Depreciation Reports and to highlight..

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        BC Introduces Civil Resolution Tribunal

          BC is leading the country with Canada’s first online legal platform for settling strata disputes. Introduced in the summer of 2016, the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) is an innovative and efficient service to resolve issues relating to strata fees and..

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          CHOA Condo Smarts: Who Controls Common Property?

            We came across this Condo Smarts post by Tony Gioventu from Condominium Home Owners’ Association of British Columbia that highlights the limits of a strata lot owner’s right to alter common property without permission of the strata council. Read the full article below to learn more..

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            BC Launches a New Strata Housing Website

              Main page:  www.gov.bc.ca/strata Find it Fast page:  www.gov.bc.ca/strata/finditfast  (topics are listed as clickable links) HELPFUL STARTING POINT The website provides basic information about certain parts of the Strata Property Act, regulations and Standard Bylaws as a helpful starting point for strata owners, residents,..

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              Strata Living – Trip and Fall Hazards

                By Alfred H Y Lam, BASc in Civil Engineering, IIT, CRP Normac Senior Depreciation Report Planner Most Stratas, whether through the collective help of owners or through the service of a professional, are diligent with snow removal come wintertime. Perhaps..

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