Living in a condo can have its challenges. When designing the space, it’s possible to run into issues with creating separate living spaces – combining your open concept floor plan and making sure that everything works together to create a cohesive living environment. Smaller rooms and minimal storage can have you pulling your hair out trying to make your space look magazine ready but still functional. Luckily, as a designer, I love a good challenge. Design trends can be overwhelming but creative and fun at the same time. Condo living is changing the design scene in Toronto because...

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Understanding Condominium Basics and Maintenance Fees

As Property Managers, we are often asked questions related to an owner’s monthly maintenance fees. These fees are sometimes referred to as common expenses or common element fees. The types of questions we most often see are; what is included in my maintenance fee; where do I pay my fees; what options are available for payment of my fees; and are my maintenance fees going up this year? Find out why owners are required to pay maintenance fees, how they are calculated, how to pay them and repercussions when fees aren’t paid. As an added bonus, we will try...

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