3 Responsibilities of the President of a Condo Syndicate Council

3 Responsibilities of the President of a Condo Syndicate Council

The council plays a prominent role in managing a condominium. And the responsibilities of the president of a condo syndicate council—appointed or elected from among the members of the council—are multiple: in effect, this key person in the condominium has the complex...
Bill 16: What Are the Implications?

Bill 16: What Are the Implications?

Following a detailed study, Bill 16 was endorsed on January 10, 2020. This in-depth reform primarily targets three objectives: taking the aging of buildings into account and implementing the necessary measures for their preservation; protecting the buyers of...
Is a condominium maintenance logbook mandatory?

Is a condominium maintenance logbook mandatory?

The mandatory condominium maintenance logbook is a register in which the building’s entire history is recorded and which is essential to the condominium’s life. It contains both all the operations performed and those to come.   The condominium maintenance logbook...
When Is a Condo Syndicate Mandatory?

When Is a Condo Syndicate Mandatory?

A condo syndicate is a legal entity made up of all the co-owners whose mission is to oversee the maintenance and administration of the common areas. A condo syndicate is mandatory when a building is co-owned.   Co-ownership and the mandatory condo syndicate   A...
What is the purpose of the condo management fees?

What is the purpose of the condo management fees?

The expense statements of a building show the various expenses related to its maintenance and management. While the cleaning items in the common areas or the elevator maintenance costs are easily understandable, many condominium owners do not have a clear idea of what...

Example of Maintenance Logbook for a Condo

A register retracing the history of the building. The management and maintenance logbook is essential to the life of the co-ownership. And includes all the interventions already carried out or to be planned in the building. It reflects the concern for sound management...