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What Every Homeowner and Condominium Association Should ...

What Every Homeowner and Condominium Association Should ... | David Parsons | Scoop.it
Amenities, such as clubhouses, pools, playgrounds and fitness rooms, are an integral part of many homeowner and condominium associations. They offer improved an quality of life, recreational enjoyment and convenience.

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What do you do with your Completed Reserve Study?

Watch as Robert Nordlund, PE, RS from Association Reserves (www.ReserveStudy.com) takes viewers from "unfamiliar" to "confident" about what to do with their ... (Worked hard on your Reserve Study, but now what to do with it?

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Ex-Plymouth Hill Condominium manager sentenced to jail - timesherald.com

Ex-Plymouth Hill Condominium manager sentenced to jail - timesherald.com | David Parsons | Scoop.it
COURTHOUSE — A Quakertown man who pleaded guilty in early May to stealing $585,000 from Plymouth Hill Condominium in a supplier kickback scheme was sentenced Monday afternoon to a minimum jail term of four years eight months.
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Olympic Village’s low-income tenants feel unwanted

Olympic Village’s low-income tenants feel unwanted | David Parsons | Scoop.it
Threats of eviction over pot smoking, and alleged sexual harassment and beatings of vulnerable poor people are at the centre of the latest controversy at Vancouver’s Olympic Village.
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City of Vancouver cracks down on Olympic Village tenants’ marijuana use

City of Vancouver cracks down on Olympic Village tenants’ marijuana use | David Parsons | Scoop.it
Pam Burge smokes pot, but she says it’s not about getting stoned.
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Vancouver's best real-estate finds

Vancouver's best real-estate finds | David Parsons | Scoop.it
In lieu of having more readers’ choices, here are some of the best real-estate–related people and places in town.
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Fake camera never a good idea in a condo building | Homes | National Post

Fake camera never a good idea in a condo building | Homes | National Post | David Parsons | Scoop.it
Condo Security: These types of cameras instill a false sense of security in residents...
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Strata management and social media | Strata Community Australia

Strata management and social media | Strata Community Australia | David Parsons | Scoop.it
SCA is the peak association supporting the strata sector, with over 2,500 member companies and individuals. We bring together people who manage strata schemes, live in strata communities, and those who provide services for them.
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Strata Community Australia is the Peak Body for Strata Management  of Unit Schemes.

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Quebec association puts out a discount card to increase awareness

Quebec association puts out a discount card to increase awareness | David Parsons | Scoop.it
Regroupement des gestionnaires et coproprietaires du Quebec (RGCQ or the association of condo managers and owners of Quebec) has launched a program that provides condo owners with a card discounting products and services at local retailers.
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SSKB Body Corporate & Owners Corporation Balance Sheet presentation

http://sskb.com.au Body corporate managers - This presentation will give you an understanding of your client financials balance sheet.
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Study: Young tenants aren't carrying insurance : Ontario Condo Law Blog

Study: Young tenants aren't carrying insurance : Ontario Condo Law Blog | David Parsons | Scoop.it
According to a recent study by TD Insurance, 47% of Canadian tenants under 35 do not have renter's insurance.
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JUDGING DIRECTORS: HOW COURTS THROUGHOUT THE NATION EVALUATE BOARD AND ASSOCIATION-DECISION MAKING AND HOW TO “BULLET-PROOF” THOSE DECISIONS

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Bed Bugs: Information, Resources & Management for New York City Residents

Bed Bugs: Information, Resources & Management for New York City Residents | David Parsons | Scoop.it
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What Makes a Complete Depreciation Report | BEST Consultants ...

The Strata Property Act and the Strata Property Regulations now require a minimum of a 30-year evaluation period. This is the length of time that components will be considered for any foreseen recommendations; this is also ...
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The Civil Resolution Tribunal Act: A New Forum For B.C. Dispute Resolution - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

The Civil Resolution Tribunal Act: A New Forum For B.C. Dispute Resolution - Mondaq News Alerts (registration) | David Parsons | Scoop.it
The Civil Resolution Tribunal Act: A New Forum For B.C.
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Ten years, 500 columns later

Ten years, 500 columns later | David Parsons | Scoop.it
In November of 2002, at the height of leaky condo repairs in B.C., the first Condo Smarts column was published. It started when the editor of the Homes Section - Jeani Read - approached me with a problem in her Kitsilano triplex.
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Will Car Elevators Become the Next Apartment Amenity?

Will Car Elevators Become the Next Apartment Amenity? | David Parsons | Scoop.it
As urban population centers continue to grow, livable and usable space will be at a premium. Will car elevators eventually become an amenity or will they always remain a novelty for the rich?
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Does A Manager Have The Right To Sway An Election In Their Favor? | Florida Condo & HOA Legal Blog

Does A Manager Have The Right To Sway An Election In Their Favor? | Florida Condo & HOA Legal Blog | David Parsons | Scoop.it
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A decade of change

A decade of change | David Parsons | Scoop.it
My first Condo Smarts column was published in November of 2002, at the height of a spate of leaky condo repairs in B.C. That was 499 columns ago.
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Strata act change needs a closer look

Strata act change needs a closer look | David Parsons | Scoop.it
With close to 50 per cent of all properties in the Greater Victoria area being strata, many owners should be concerned with the recent enacted Strata Property Act changes regarding depreciation reporting.
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Quebec association puts out a discount card to increase awareness

Quebec association puts out a discount card to increase awareness | David Parsons | Scoop.it
Regroupement des gestionnaires et coproprietaires du Quebec (RGCQ or the association of condo managers and owners of Quebec) has launched a program that provides condo owners with a card discounting products and services at local retailers.
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Maintenance Tips for Longer Appliance Life

Maintenance Tips for Longer Appliance Life | David Parsons | Scoop.it
Following these tips may help you avoid repair or replacement costs.
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On further thought . . . Reversing earlier board decisions : Ontario Condo Law Blog

On further thought . . . Reversing earlier board decisions : Ontario Condo Law Blog | David Parsons | Scoop.it
A recent decision of the Ontario Small Claims Court tackles the interesting issue of whether and how condominium boards can reverse earlier decisions...
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Landlord must pay deposit for potential common-area damage

Landlord must pay deposit for potential common-area damage | David Parsons | Scoop.it
Q: I am a condominium board member, as well as a landlord. Our board has recently implemented a rule that every landlord must put a deposit down for hallway repairs in case a tenant damages the common property.
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Tower of debt pinches Cherry Hill complex

Tower of debt pinches Cherry Hill complex | David Parsons | Scoop.it
An Ocean County couple that owns 11 units at Barclay Towers has amassed unpaid condominium fees of nearly $150,000, straining the finances of the high-rise complex, a representative of the condominium board says.
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