Condo Smarts

Bulletin Headline Topic Publication date
300-109 Stratas' seasonal pet peeve Pets Jan 09, 2005
300-110 Strata act, plan lay out who's responsible Repair & Maintenance Jan 16, 2005
300-111 Check out this list: Regular inspections can prevent damage Repair & Maintenance Jan 23, 2005
300-112 Bylaws spell it out Bylaws Jan 30, 2005
300-113 A notice avoids embarrassment Repair & Maintenance Feb 06, 2205
300-114 This dog's luck ran out Pets Feb 13, 2005
300-115 Parking often a problem but it doesn't have to be Parking Feb 20, 2005
300-116 Buyer Beware Buying Feb 27, 2005
300-117 Home-based can mean harmony Businesses Mar 06, 2005
300-118 Secret deals and secret meetings cause trouble Procedures Mar 23, 2005
300-119 A need for full, current disclosure Forms Mar 30, 2005
300-120 Rover did it, but you are responsible Pets Mar 27, 2005
300-121 Find out if the strata pays for maintenance Repair & Maintenance Apr 03, 2005
300-122 The cat's out of the bag Pets Apr 10, 2005
300-123 The laws are clear if councils care to read Procedures Apr 17, 2005
300-124 Election signs have their place Elections Apr 24, 2005
300-125 Good deck sense Repair & Maintenance May 01, 2005
300-126 Records must be readily available Access May 08, 2005
300-127 How to avoid courting disaster Court actions May 15, 2005
300-128 Don't cut down your trees Landscaping May 22, 2005
300-129 Strata council needs to protect its volunteers Volunteers May 29, 2005
300-130 Review rules and bylaws but don't go crazy Rules Jun 5, 2005
300-131 Waiting for repairs costs about $200K Repair & Maintenance Jun 12, 2005
300-132 Be sure to check all covenants Covenants Jun 19, 2005
300-133 Ignore the bylaws, you'll get burned Bylaws Jun 26, 2005
300-134 Records of construction crucial to stratas Record keeping Jul 03, 2005
300-135 Allow access for inspections or pay the price Repair & Maintenance Jul 10, 2005
300-136 Check before filing: MIX-UPS Land Titles Office Jul 17, 2005
300-137 The bigger picture Repair & Maintenance Jul 24, 2005
300-138 Stratas have power to make you pay Collections Jul 31, 2005
300-139 Parking Problems Parking Aug 07, 2005
300-140 This strata caught hiding information Record keeping Aug 14, 2005
300-141 Film shoots good idea - if rules are followed Film shoots Aug 21, 2005
300-142 Bylaws that work Strata Council Aug 28, 2005
300-143 Keep eye on law Special levies Sep 04, 2005
300-144 What if we don't want cable Contracts Sep 11, 2005
300-145 Are we stuck with this? Repairs and contracts Sep 18, 2005
300-146 Who's responsible here? Water Damage Sep 25, 2005
300-147 Enforce or change bylaws Bylaws Oct 02, 2005
300-148 We like the work council does except for one thing Rentals and rental bylaws Oct 09, 2005
300-149 Review insurance yearly Insurance Oct 16, 2005
300-150 Ask before you renovate Renovations Oct 23, 2005
300-151 Making a “doggy door” is a major bylaw violation Alteration Oct 30, 2005
300-152 Strata council cannot make you do anything Snow removal Nov 06, 2005
300-153 Enforcing bylaws councils job Bylaws Nov 13, 2005
300-154 Who pays insurance deductible? Insurance Nov 20, 2005
300-155 What are the rules for AGM? Bylaws Nov 27, 2005
300-156 Bylaws govern everyone Bylaws Dec 04, 2005
300-157 Nosy neighbours are your best resident security system Strata Living Dec 11, 2005
300-158 'Tis the season to think twice, be careful and stay safe Christmas Trees Dec 18, 2005
300-159 Can a strata have its own line of credit or even credit cards? Spending Authority Jan 08, 2006
300-160 Better check your signage bylaw before imposing fines Elections Jan 15, 2006
300-161 Termites have infested our building Pest Control Jan 22, 2006
300-162 Have condo-management rules changed? Management Jan 29, 2006
300-163 Look to municipality for help Grow-ops Feb 05, 2006
300-164 How do I survive council? Strata Council Feb 12, 2006
300-165 Theft and misuse of funds can be avoided Finances Feb 19, 2006
300-166 Do we have to pay? Buying Feb 26, 2006
300-167 Previous council spent our money on non-strata operations Operating Fund Mar 05, 2006
300-168 Manager says the Strata Property Act doesn't apply – is that true? Commercial stratas Mar 12, 2006
300-169 Can our council do this? Alteration Mar 19, 2006
300-170 We have a sex offender in our building Sex Offender Mar 26, 2006
300-171 Pres hired her brother Conflict of Interest Apr 02, 2006
300-172 What to do with our dogs Buying Apr 09, 2006
300-173 They've shut down the hot tub and pool Authority of strata council Apr 16, 2006
300-174 You'll need a lawyer Refunds Apr 23, 2006
300-175 Do I have to evict my tenants? Rentals Apr 30, 2006
300-176 Strata can't stop open house Open houses May 07, 2006
300-177 How did this happen? Unit Entitlement May 14, 2006
300-178 Strata Council in Legal dog fight Legal fees May 21, 2006
300-179 Five tips to know before buying Buying May 28, 2006
300-180 Combining two units into one can be done Amalgamation of strata lots Jun 04, 2006
300-181 In hot water over tanks Hot water tanks Jun 11, 2006
300-182 Neighbours planting plans affect our view Landscaping Jun 18, 2006
300-183 Buyers need a Form B Buying Jun 25, 2005
300-184 Your strata needs only to report Taxes and taxation Jul 02, 2006
300-185 There are rules for allocating surplus funds Refunds Jul 09, 2006
300-186 Does strata use employees or contractors Hiring Jul 16, 2006
300-187 Previous tenants damage May be covered Repair & Maintenance Jul 23, 2006
300-188 Councils can ban on-site vehicle repairs Vehicle repairs Jul 30, 2006
300-189 Financial irregularities too common Financials Aug 06, 2006
300-190 Get everything in writing Contracts Aug 13, 2006
300-191 Can the strata stop rentals? Buying Aug 20, 2006
300-192 Bare-land strata laws are different Bare-land strata Aug 27, 2006
300-193 Shouldn't our warranty pay for this? Alterations Sep 03, 2006
300-194 Council voted but didn't send us notice Strata Council Sep 10, 2006
300-195 In-suite laundry needs building permits, permission Alteration Sep 17, 2006
300-196 What to do when your strata is sued Insurance Sep 24, 2006
300-197 Insurance best course for golf-ball problem Insurance Oct 01, 2006
300-198 Is your home your castle? Alteration Oct 08, 2006
300-199 Family status trumps bylaw Rentals and rental bylaws Oct 15, 2006
300-200 Maintenance plan is critical Repair & Maintenance Oct 22, 2006
300-201 You're right, they can't do this Bylaw Oct 29, 2006
300-202 Strata does windows: REMINDER Windows Nov 05, 2006
300-203 You must make a plan Strata Fees Nov 12, 2006
300-204 Holiday trees hit a snag Christmas trees Nov 19, 2006
300-205 Strata well within rights to limit rentals Rentals and rental bylaws Nov 26, 2006
300-206 This time council is wrong Snow removal Dec 03, 2006
300-207 No Form B means no sale for owner Forms Dec 10, 2006
300-208 What do we do with these unwanted pets? Holiday Tips Dec 17, 2006

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