Category: Condo Unit

Tips for Being Considerate During COVID-19 Isolation

Tips for Being Considerate During COVID-19 Isolation

We’ve all heard the phrase “adjusting to a new normal”. It has quickly become one of the most prominent catchphrases associated with the coronavirus pandemic— and for good reason. The way we work, socialize, and live our daily lives has drastically changed. We are all redefining our routines and doing our best to grin and […]

How Condo Owners Can Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 in Common Areas

How Condo Owners Can Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 in Common Areas

Protect Yourself (And Your Neighbours) With These Hygiene Tips Condo owners live within close proximity of their neighbours. They share elevators and other common areas like on-site fitness centres, party rooms, and swimming pools with their fellow residents. This reality has caused some concern in recent weeks as the coronavirus outbreak became more widespread and […]

Truly Valuable Edmonton Condo Real Estate Advice

Truly Valuable Edmonton Condo Real Estate Advice

If there’s one truth to the Edmonton condo market, it’s that it really can be subject to the whims of the Alberta economy at large. However, there’s a big difference between the games that our province’s boom-or-bust economy might play with Edmonton real estate, and the value of your condo (or prospective condo) from an

Things to Know Before Buying a Condo in Edmonton

Things to Know Before Buying a Condo in Edmonton

You’ve made the decision to settle down and buy a condo in the City of Champions – congratulations! Buying a home is a monumental step in anyone’s life, whether it’s your first or your fifteenth time signing those papers. That said, every home purchase is different, and buying a condo in Edmonton is no different.

Real Estate in Alberta: The Condo Strikes Back!

Real Estate in Alberta: The Condo Strikes Back!

From Calgary to Red Deer to Edmonton and everywhere in between, Albertans are starting to catch on to what we’ve already known for ages: condo living is where it’s at. Generally speaking, spring is that special time of year for the real estate market when sales typically begin to pick up as people start to

Know Your Property Management: Condo vs Townhome

Know Your Property Management: Condo vs Townhome

It seems that we’re making a bit of a theme here on this blog lately around answering questions that everybody seems to have, but that nobody wants to admit they don’t know about. For example, our last blog focused on sussing out the different responsibilities and expectations between condo boards and condo management companies.

The Greatest Hits for First Time Condo Ownership!

The Greatest Hits for First Time Condo Ownership!

Whether you’re a first-time condo owner or are simply starting out by renting a unit, congratulations! The world of condo living is wondrous and wide (and sometimes even a little bit weird!) – there’s nothing quite like it, and for us, there’s no other way we’d rather do it. That said, if you’ve only ever

Taking Possession of Your New Condo…Building!

Taking Possession of Your New Condo…Building!

If you’ve ever taken possession of a new home, you know that there’s lots to consider – from building inspections to mortgage approvals, the list is a mile long – and that’s just for handing off one solitary dwelling. Now, imagine all the work that goes into turning over not just a single unit,

Keep the Ghouls Out of Your Condo this Halloween

Keep the Ghouls Out of Your Condo this Halloween

Can you feel that in the air? No, not smell of pumpkin spice lattes. No, not the chill of snowfall in the early days of autumn. No, not the sound of sleigh bells in the middle of October – Christmas is still two-and-a-half months away, for crying out loud! We’re talking about Halloween!

What You Don’t Know About Condo Insurance Could Hurt You

What You Don’t Know About Condo Insurance Could Hurt You

Condo insurance can be a daunting subject to get familiar with. Between master policies, individual plans, claims processes, deductibles, and everything else involved in understanding and securing coverage, plenty of folks decide to take what we fondly refer to as the “ostrich approach” and just bury their heads in the sand, preferring to simply

5 Common Condo Investment Myths, Busted!

5 Common Condo Investment Myths, Busted!

If you’ve ever kicked around the idea of investing in a condo, you’ll most likely have noticed a curious thing: everybody around you is secretly a master-level real estate expert. Don’t believe us? Next time you’re hanging out with a group of friends, just casually mention that you’re considering investing in a second property, and