Condominium law restricting rents may affect investors
There is a great deal of news surrounding the rising cost of rent in Canadian cities. However, many condominium owners who seek to earn rental income from Ontario real estate investments are actually in the negative due to the cost of...Read More
New Airbnb partnership may impact condominium law
Technology and business developments such as Airbnb have caused a stir in both the rental housing and hospitality marketplaces. Many people have called for new condominium laws in Ontario to address this new factor, while condo boards have penned bylaws to limit...Read More
The Ontario Condominium Authority Tribunal
The Ontario Government has created a new administrative condominium authority through amendments to the Condominium Act. The government developed the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) to make dispute resolution easier and more cost-effective for owners and corporations. It will begin operations...Read More
New condominium law to help regulate financial transparency
When choosing to invest in a condominium, buyers need to take monthly condo fees into consideration. Understandably, increases to these fees can cause a stir and many buyers want to understand what kinds of increases are allowed under condominium law....Read More
What does condominium law say about adding parking spaces?
As condo owners' lives change, they often have questions as to what their building will allow. One of the changes that often concerns Ontario condo owners is the addition of a new car and the need for parking. Many people...Read More
What does condominium law say about loud pets?
When searching for a condo, buyers should consider if a prospective unit will also be a comfortable living situation for any children or pets. With regards to the latter, condominium law and condo board regulations may be in place regulating...Read More
How condominium law can protect buyers with status certificates
Real estate buying and selling involves a great deal of paperwork. It can be tough to go through all the forms and certificates and understand which details are most important. For people investing in condos rather than houses in Ottawa,...Read More
Condo bylaws prevent Ottawa woman from charging new electric car
Many Canadians are looking for ways to live more environmentally-friendly lives. However, those living in a residence where condo bylaws apply may face challenges in doing so. When making lifestyle changes, such individuals must be considerate of the agreements for...Read More