Strata Education Centre

 
 

What do Realtors look for when representing a seller or buyer of a Strata Property?

There are a number of important factors which Realtor's look for when representing a buyer or seller of a Strata Property.
Learn the factors which can make or break a strata property sale. 



Why a Realtor may steer their buyer clear of a particular strata purchase?

There are many reasons why a realtor may steer their buyer away from a particular strata purchase. 
Learn what you as a buyer should be aware of before purchasing and what sellers can do to make their 
strata corporation more attractive and


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What is Strata living all about?

Strata living can be different than living in a single family home.

Birgit Tuckwood explains what to expect from strata living.



What is a Strata Property?

Claude Choiselat describes what a strata property is and what to expect as a potential buyer into a strata corporation.



Do It Yourself Strata Management

A video for Strata Councils who are considering making their strata corporation self-managed. Learn the skills, knowledge and duties required in strata self-management along with insights into how property values can be affected in self-managening. 
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Welcome to a fresh, new and unique Strata Management Company

Welcome to a fresh, new and unique Strata Management Company with a business model that ensures exceptional service and learn the reasons why the traditional management model, which is most prevalent today, doesn't work.



Does Your Strata Manager MAKE or COST You Money?

Strata Managers have the power to make your owners money. By the same token, they also have the power to lose your owners lots of money and potentially cause your property value to stagnate or decrease. Which type of Strata Manager to you have? 



Does Your Council Know the Expectations Around Budgeting?

Whether your strata is fully managed or self-managed, budgeting is a key factor in the life of your Strata Corporation. Your Strata Council is responsible for understanding how to budget, what to budget for, the legalities around your budgets,


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Have your strata council’s expenditures been approved? How do you know?

Knowing what council can spend without the need of an AGM or SGM is important, and it can vary between Strata Corporations. Section 98 of the Act requires council to report any unapproved expenditures if a proposed expenditure has not been approved


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One of the most neglected & misunderstood areas of the Strata Property Act

There has been alot of grief due to the lack of understanding and assumptions surrounding this extremely important topic of Strata Record Keeping.



How to avoid Personal Liability as a Strata Council Member

Many people get elected to council without the full understanding of the responsibilities and liabilities surrounding the position. It is important to go in with your eyes open and fully understand what council members are agreeing to.



Is Your Strata properly insured? Many are not and don’t know it!

Insurance is essential in the life of a strata corporation. Sometimes assumptions are made which can prove to be costly. Knowing what is covered (and NOT covered) in your policy can potentially mean the difference between sleeping peacefully or


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Your Strata could be NON COMPLIANT. How do you know for sure?

It can be easy to assume your strata corporation is compliant with regards to it's processes and its documents. You may be surprised how many strata corporations are non-compliant without realizing it. 





Myths Surrounding the Dreaded Strata Depreciation Report

Depreciation reports in BC seem to have become a source of controversy, mystery and propaganda.
Many councils have chosen to postpone the depreciation report, not understanding the implications
when there are actually many options available. As a


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Are There Owners in Your Strata Complex Getting a Free Ride?

Without knowing it, some strata councils have let many of their owners ride the 'gravy train' by not having them pay their fair share while other owners are on the hook. 



The Truth About Strata Depreciation Reports

Depreciation Reports have been seen by many as kryptonite. Many councils have voted to defer getting a depreciation report done, often without fully understanding the implications. 



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What do Realtors look for when representing a seller or buyer of a Strata Property?

There are a number of important factors which Realtor's look for when representing a buyer or seller of a Strata Property.
Learn the factors which

...read on »
 
Why a Realtor may steer their buyer clear of a particular strata purchase?

There are many reasons why a realtor may steer their buyer away from a particular strata purchase. 
Learn what you as a buyer should be aware of

...read on »
 

“We decided to hire a new management company to guide us through a major envelope retrofit at the same time as when we were commencing legal

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Once onboard as our property manager, Kevin O’Donnell set to work solving a number of long term issues regarding illegal activity by some residents,

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