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With nearly 40 years in business, Braden Equities Inc. is one of the premier property management companies in Edmonton and the surrounding area. Our management style is tailored to the unique needs of each one of our clients, and we work as a team to ensure that every project is treated with the care and attention it deserves. We pride ourselves on having the best staff in the industry, backed by strong, proven management systems that deliver results. We firmly believe that paying attention to the details can make all the difference.

5 Things to Review when Choosing a Management Company for Your Condominium

Managing a condominium is not an easy task, as it involves many responsibilities and specific experience. A more straightforward approach is to hire a property management company to help with certain responsibilities.

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Eight Factors to Consider Before Buying Multi-Family Properties in Edmonton

When buyers consider the potential of an investment property, they must consider certain factors, among which is the potential it will present to future buyers or investors.

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Braden Equities at the Alberta Condo Expo 2018

The Canadian Condominium Institute, North Alberta Chapter put on a successful Condo Expo last month. Held at the Robbins Health Learning Centre at MacEwan University on May 12, attendees were able to network with professionals in the condominium industry and attend presentations to better understand the challenges of owning a condo.

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Buying and Owning a Condominium in Alberta

Those who want to downsize or are buying their first piece of real estate should consider purchasing a condominium.

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4 Things to Look for When Hiring a Condo Property Management Company

When you’re a part of a condo board, you’ve volunteered your time and energy into keeping the condo running and maintained. In all honesty, it can seem like a full-time job on top of the one you already have.

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Exploring the Viable Option of Condominium Rental Pools

As a condo owner or board member, creating a rental pool is a strategic decision that should be carefully considered. There are both benefits and drawbacks that must be contemplated before a decision is agreed upon.

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Board Member Tips: How to Welcome New Condo Owners

It’s always an exciting day when you get the opportunity to welcome someone new into your condo building community.

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How to Manage a Condominium Rental Pool

As a member of your condominium board, or even as a condo owner there are significant advantages of utilizing a rental pool in your condo building. The only challenge is finding the time, or a reliable company to manage it.

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Your Go-To Dictionary of Condominium Terminology

Sifting your way through condominium jargon and legal mumbo jumbo can be difficult and confusing. There are so many new terms referenced it can make your head swim keeping them straight.

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Thinking About Buying or Renting a Condo? What You Need to Know: Condo Board Eligibility and Expectations

If you are an investor or resident in a condominium building, you probably have some familiarity with condominium boards.

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Thinking About Buying or Renting a Condo? What You Need to Know: The Cost of Condo Ownership

Condominiums seem like the perfect piece of property. They’re smaller, low maintenance, and less expensive than a house. They may be hitting all the marks on your checklist, but do you know about the extra fees that condos require besides your rent?

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Thinking of Buying or Renting a Condo? What You Need to Know: Condo Bylaws

Condominium ownership is more than just a real estate investment. When you own a condominium unit you are also a part of the condominium community. Like any community, there will be groups of friends and people you want to avoid.

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5 Must Haves in Condo Welcome Packages

It’s time to put on your welcome hat, and welcome the new condo owners or residents to the building! What’s more exciting than meeting new people and making new friends?

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3 Tips to Help Track and Resolve Resident Requests and Complaints in Your Condo

The last thing you want on a Sunday morning is to open up your front door to hear about how so and so down the hall annoyed the gentleman in front of you.

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5 Must Have Property Management Services for Condominium

So the board has finally decided they need some help. Managing the condo has become too much like a full-time job. Now you’re just excited to sit back and let someone else handle the messy aspects of the job. Do you know what to look for in a property management company, though?

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Condo Board Conflict: How to Deal With Bad Apples

Anyone of age that lives in a condominium has the opportunity to volunteer as a board member. In a building that has over two hundred owners, that’s a lot of people, and not all of them can be good.

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How to Manage Your Condo Board According to Law

In Alberta, condo board members are obligated to respect certain standards of conduct in operating their condominium corporation.

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Out With the Old: What You Need to Know About Alberta’s New Condo Property Amendment Act

Say bye to comfort because there’s a new way of doing things now! Alberta recently had a little shake up.

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The Disadvantages of Micromanaging Condo Boards

Congratulations! You’ve been elected to the condo board. Your neighbours and other members believe you are an individual capable of getting projects done and thinking sensibly.

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Why You Should Use Rental Pools for Your Condo

As a condo owner or board member, having a rental pool is a decision that should be contemplated carefully. There are benefits and drawbacks that must be considered before a decision is made.

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Crash Course: Condominium Finances

Condominium finances are an interesting yet polarizing subject. Whether you are an owner, investor, or even just a renter living in the building, it is important to understand the basics of topics such as reserve funds, special levies, and condo fees.

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How to Help Create a Happy Condo Community

When you buy into a condominium community, you buy into a lifestyle. A great deal of the appeal this lifestyle holds is the freedom it entails.

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Who Is Eligible to Serve on a Condo Board and How Are They Elected?

If you are an investor or resident in a condominium building, the chances are that you have some familiarity with condominium boards.

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Understanding Condominium Bylaws

Bylaws provide for the administration of the condo corporation and for the control, management, maintenance and use and enjoyment of the condo lots, common property and common assets of the corporation.

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What Are a Condo Corporation’s Roles and Duties?

Condominium owners elect a board of directors at their annual meeting. This is where they settle on on the number of committee members, and establish if there are any eligibility requirements outlined in provincial legislation or condominium by-laws.

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What Are the Powers of the Condominium Corporation?

A condominium corporation is created when the developer registers the condominium plan with Alberta’s Land Titles Office.

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The True Importance of Condo Bylaws

Condominium ownership is more than just a real estate investment. When you own a condominium unit you are also dedicating yourself to the condominium community.

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What Are the Different Types of Insurance in a Condo Environment?

Insurance is important because it protects a person or entity from extreme financial loss or responsibility due to an unfortunate emergency, accident or negative unforeseen event.

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3 Valuable Tips for Handling Condo Board Management Issues

Perhaps the toughest part of being a condo board member is dealing with conflict.

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Should Your Condo Board Have a Property Management Company Representative?

A condominium’s board of directors is comprised of unit owners from the building itself and represents the interests of the owners when it comes to management of the condo corporation.

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Dealing With a Special Assessment (Levy) for Your Condo Building

A special assessment (also known as a special levy) is a financial contribution that can be imposed on condo owners in addition to their monthly condo contributions (fees). It may be levied as a one-time lump sum or as an additional monthly payment.

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What Are the Roles and Responsibilities in a Condo Building Environment?

Boards of directors are representatives of the condo owners and run the condo corporations on their behalf. As an entity, they are responsible for making all major decisions regarding the maintenance of buildings and grounds, condo finances, and must uphold and enforce the by-laws, and rules.

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Managing Condo Building Disputes and Complaints

Given the shared nature of condominium living, it is inevitable that disputes will occur. Condominium life is, in essence, communal living – where individuals reside or work or both – with more contact with one another than would otherwise occur.

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Rules and Regulations for Condominium Reserve Funds

The Condominium Property Act requires that condominium corporations establish and maintain a capital reserve fund to provide for major repairs and replacement of property and common property owned by the corporation.

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Structure and Responsibilities of Condo Boards of Directors

A condominium board is responsible for the physical and financial well-being of the condominium corporation. They manage the day-to-day responsibilities, maintenance and repair of assets, and fiscal responsibilities of the corporation.

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Liability Advice for Your Condominium Board

Even if your condominium board is comprised of experienced and knowledgeable individuals, there are still compelling reasons to hire a property management company to assist in the running of your day-to-day operations.

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Alberta Condominium Buildings Will Require a Licensed Property Manager

Alberta is now in the process of moving to require a licensed property manager in all condominium buildings.

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