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January 4, 2023 - Blog Post Tag(s): adapting to change || be kind to your neighbour || be prepared || CCI Huronia || Communication with Condo Owners || condo corporation policies || Condo Education || Dispute Resolution || Resilience
Author: Debbie Dale, MCRS Property Management

Resilient Communities Rise Above the Rest

Resiliency is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties. The ability to bounce back in fast recovery mode does not happen of its own accord.

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December 30, 2022 - Blog Post Tag(s): adapting to change || be prepared || Building Code || CCI Huronia || Climate Resilient Buildings || condo corporation policies || Condo Education || Condo Insurance || Condo Repair Costs || condominium budget || Emergency Preparedness || Financial Planning || Loss reduction incentives || Resilience || Think Outside the Box
Author: Mina Tesseris, Arbitech Inc.

Integrating Resilience into Condo Building Repair Projects

We hear the term “resilience” in our everyday lives more often now than ever.

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November 23, 2022 - Blog Post Tag(s): adapting to change || be prepared || CCI Huronia || condo corporation policies || Condo Education || condominium budget || condominium communities || duties of condominium corporations || fire code || fire safety compliance || fire safety in condos || fire safety plan
Author: Michele Farley, FCS Fire Consulting Services Ltd.

Condo Budgets and Fire Safety

Budgets varying depending on factors about your condominium, size, age and community. The fire code is applied in a similar way.

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November 23, 2022 - Blog Post Tag(s): adapting to change || be prepared || Cash Flow Issues || CCI Huronia || common elements || Communication with Condo Owners || condo corporation policies || Condo Education || Condo Fee Increases || Condo Reserve Funds || condominium budget || condominium communities || Condominium Education || Eliminating the fear of condo expense fees || Financial Planning
Author: Jon Juffs, McIntosh Perry

Condominium Operations

When it comes to condominium operations, there really are two financial areas to know about – and the more you know about them the less you will fear the changes that inevitably arise with them.

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November 14, 2022 - Blog Post Tag(s): CCI Huronia || Communication with Condo Owners || condo corporation policies || Condo Education || condominium budget || duties of condominium corporations || Financial Planning || Reserve Fund
Author: Ryan Griffiths, CWB Maxium

Borrowing

Borrowing is becoming more common for condominium corporations.

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November 14, 2022 - Blog Post Tag(s): Cash Flow Issues || CCI Huronia || condo corporation policies || Condo Education || condominium budget || duties of condominium corporations || Financial Planning || Reserve Fund
Author: Robert Weinberg, Percel Inc.

Condo Corporations and Borrowing Money

Why does it make sense for a condominium corporation to borrow money? There are many reasons, and a lot of it depends on the type of condominium you are and situation you are in.

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October 31, 2022 - Blog Post Tag(s): adapting to change || be prepared || CCI Huronia || common elements || condo corporation policies || Condo Education || condo owners meetings || condo repairs || condominium budget || duties of condominium corporations || Excellence in Condominium Management || Financial Planning || Special Assessments
Author: Jeff Struewing, Shore To Slope Management Services Inc.

Condo Boards and Special Assessments

Condominiums often struggle when faced with an unexpected major repair or replacement.

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October 31, 2022 - Blog Post Tag(s): adapting to change || be prepared || Cash Flow Issues || CCI Huronia || common elements || condo corporation policies || Condo Education || Condominium Act || condominium budget || Condominium Education || condominium owners || duties of condominium corporations || Excellence in Condominium Management || Reserve Fund || Special Assessments
Author: Patricia Elia, Elia Associates PC

Legal Impacts of Special Assessments

Special assessments, to be honest, can be scary. Why? Because it is a demand for cash that is not expected because it is over and above the budget requirements for cash.

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October 26, 2022 - Blog Post Tag(s): adapting to change || CCI Huronia || Condo Education || Condo Real Estate || condo repairs || Condominium Education || condominium owners || duties of condominium corporations || Financial Planning || Selling your condo || Special Assessments
Author: Ashley Lamb – Barrie Condo Corner – Condominium Focused Realtor

Taking the Fear Out of Special Assessments When Selling

Selling a condominium that has a special assessment in the status certificate, it can be stressful. Hiring an agent that understands special assessments can make your listing and transaction go much smoother.

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February 24, 2022 - Blog Post Tag(s): be prepared || Condo Education || condo repairs || condominium budget || Reserve Fund
Author: Jon Juffs, McIntosh Perry

Funds, Studies, and Plans – Oh My!

These are the fundamentals of common element replacement and major repairs – funds, studies, and plans.

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February 23, 2022 - Blog Post Tag(s): adapting to change || be prepared || CCI Huronia || Condo Education || Condominium Directors Course || condominium owners || Financial Planning
Author: CCI Huronia Members

Participants’ Testimonials on the CCI Huronia Intensive Director’s Course

CCI Huronia presents a 2-day intensive Condominium Director's Course each April. Participants find enormous value in this in-depth learning experience with a focus on the practical aspects of being a Condo Director.

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February 23, 2022 - Blog Post Tag(s): adapting to change || be prepared || CCI Huronia || Condo Education || Condominium Directors Course
Author: CCI Huronia Members

Words of Wisdom on the Importance of Education for Condo Directors

CCI Huronia's 2-day Intensive Director's Course provides participants with important knowledge needed by condominium directors.

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