Condo Management
Is Your Condo Building Really Ready to Go Green?
Jan25
Written by: Drew Spencer

Is your condo building thinking about going green this year? And no, we don’t just mean adding a healthy coat of green paint on your condo’s walls.Here, green is a blanket term for those initiatives your condo corporation

Jan 25 , 2018

The Demise of Age-Restricted Condo Living in Alberta
Jan11
Written by: Drew Spencer

In January 2017, seniors’ advocate Ruth Adria argued in the Alberta courts for more fair and equal treatm

Jan 11 , 2018

Is Your Condominium Protected? What Your Need to Know About Insuring Your Condo
Dec21
Written by: Drew Spencer

Condo living is typically advertised as “hassle-free living” or “you don’t have to worry about anything, just move in and enjoy life.” Then, because life happens, you need to make an insurance claim with your building,

Dec 21 , 2017

BUSTED: The Top 5 Myths of Living in a Condominium
Dec05
Written by: Drew Spencer

Here at Catalyst Condo Management, we’re big proponents of condo living. What a surprise, right? But, seriously, the blend of communal living, convenience, and general lifestyle that condo living offers is perfect for us,

Dec 05 , 2017

Is Your Condo Building Ready for the Year Ahead?
Nov23
Written by: Drew Spencer

And just like that, we’re nearing the end of another year. With the New Year just around the corner, wouldn’t it be nice if your condominium’s building maintenance caused as minimal interruption to your condo residents as possible?

Nov 23 , 2017

The How (and the Why) of the CPA Changes
Nov09
Written by: Drew Spencer

Condo change is in the air here in Alberta making it an exciting time to be a condo owner! For years, the government has kicked around the idea of reworking the Condominium Property Act (C

Nov 09 , 2017

Avoid Condo Building Headaches with Preventative Maintenance
Oct05
Written by: Drew Spencer

If you’ve ever lived in a condo complex, chances are you’ve come to dread walking up to the front door at the end of a long day and seeing that dreaded 8½ X 11 sheet of paper taped to the glass:

Oct 05 , 2017

Trends within the Calgary Condo Market
Sep21
Written by: Drew Spencer

It’s pretty clear that the Calgary Real Estate market is going through a change and discovering what it’s “new normal” will be as we come out of the downturn. After years of rapid construction, particularly with condominium buildings,

Sep 21 , 2017

The Ins and Outs of Condo Document Reviews
Sep07
Written by: Drew Spencer

Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases most individuals will make in their lifetime. With such an important decision co

Sep 07 , 2017

A Condo is More Than Buying Four Walls
Jul20
Written by: Drew Spencer

You’re moving into a condo – an experience unlike any other. While some may be of the belief that a condo is a condo is a condo, this is simply not the case. After all, buying a condo is different than renting an apartmentor living in a house wit

Jul 20 , 2017

Condo Manager or Property Manager: What’s the Difference?
Jul06
Written by: Drew Spencer

Condo Managers and Property Managers are not the same thing. There, we said it. While they are similar, there are clear differentiators that separate these two roles. It’s important that your condo board delineate the differences between the two se

Jul 06 , 2017

Building Clarity on Condo Bylaws
Jun22
Written by: Drew Spencer

A common condo owner / condo board discretion tale: a condo unit owner recently changed their washing machine in their suite. Unfortunately, as the individual unit owner replaced their machine, the hose used to connect

Jun 22 , 2017

Why LEED Condo Buildings are of Great Benefit
May11
Written by: Drew Spencer

What condo building in their right mind would spend $1000 on energy efficient light bulbs? Well, those interested in short term pain for long-term sustainable gain.Over the past number of years, “energy efficient” has made its way into everyd

May 11 , 2017

Revolving door to your condo building?
Apr27
Written by: Drew Spencer

How Airbnb and short term leasing affects your condo livingYour condo unit is your home, so you should be able to do whatever you want with it (that’s legal, of course), right? Not so fast.Part of the role of your condo

Apr 27 , 2017

Adjusting to a multi-person living complex…
Apr20
Written by: Drew Spencer

Without wanting to kill your neighboursYou’ve made the leap and sold your home in favour of downsizing to a smaller space. But, what do you do when you no longer have neighbours just beside you, but above and below as well.

Apr 20 , 2017

Is Your Condo Management Company Putting You at Risk?
Apr13
Written by: Drew Spencer

Why your condo corporation needs a registered business numberDid you know that your condominium is more than a residence? In reality, your condo is a corporation, similar to that of a non-profit. Yep, that’s right, you’re

Apr 13 , 2017

Importance of Code of Ethics for Condo Board Members
Apr07
Written by: Drew Spencer

When it comes to condo management, it is always recommended to set a code of ethics for the board members. They are required to act in an honest manner and in good faith. As a board member you should act in the best interests of the association.

Apr 07 , 2017

How Can a Good Condo Management Company Help with Emergency Maintenance Services?
Mar24
Written by: Drew Spencer

The ceiling can have a leak or the plumbing may fail. There is no telling when such issues can arise, but they are really inconvenient. If you have a condo management company that offers 24 by 7 repair support, you can remain assured that there is al

Mar 24 , 2017

How Can You Ensure Safety & Security on Your Condo Property?
Mar10
Written by: Drew Spencer

Safety is one of the main concerns when managing a condo community. You should be well prepared and take proactive measures to reduce any risks. It is the board’s duty to ensure that building operations are protected and residents’ safety

Mar 10 , 2017

get in touch
address:

660, 10201 Southport Road,
S.W., Calgary, Alberta,
T2W 4X9, Canada.

Contact Details:

Drew Spencer: 403 542 6651
Angie Norman: 403 819 7215
Nelson Osamudiamen: 403 818 8303
info@catalystcondos.com

Hours of operation:

Monday to Friday: 8 AM to 8 PM