Monthly Archives: September 2019

Are My Monthly Fees Correct?

We have an unusual problem in our strata corporation. We have several buildings and we are 308 units. Several owners have approached council with a complaint that their strata fees are not correct and want to know how to change … Continue reading

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Who is Responsible for Our Air Conditioner? Condo Smarts:ask Tony.

We live in a townhouse complex in Langley. There are 38 units in our development and we are oriented in duplexes, so 19 buildings. Each of our units was constructed with a heat pump that is located in between each … Continue reading

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NOTICE TO RESIDENTS see below. Note:spam,unsolicited e-mails,attachments will be deleted unopened.

NOTICE: BY 8 AM ON REGULAR SERVICE DAYS, all RESIDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO REMOVE: DOG WASTE, Furniture, Hoses, Toys and other obstructions from lawns, gardens, and common areas.
Sorry, but Terra Nova employees cannot REMOVE the above items. Problem areas will be avoided and reported. Landscape Contractor is not responsible for damage to items left in our service areas.
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Eligible Voters. From, CHOA Condo Smarts Today

Hello, Terra Nova is interested in who reads our blog? Are you on a Strata Council, motivated owner? Property Manager? Private Residence? Let us know. Check out one of our Websites and please drop by our Facebook pages. @Terra Nova … Continue reading

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Insurance Deductibles-more clarity

You mention in your September 4th article that discusses the $75,000 water damage incident to three units where the deductible is $100,000 that “each Strata lot owner will be responsible for the repairs to their owner units”. Are you saying … Continue reading

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Insurance 101 for condo owners

Now you’ve bought the condo, what about insurance? First-time condo owners need to carefully consider the insurance they need – and what the strata corporation covers – to be adequately protected if there is a claim Knowing what insurance to … Continue reading

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Who Pays Insurance Deductibles

Our strata corporation is an older wood frame condo. In the past 3 years we have experienced a number of water claims on our insurance. Two claims this year were failures of pipes, and last year leaks were owner caused … Continue reading

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Chapter Nine……….

I watered the entrance to our green-belt last night. It was still damp this afternoon. Making the soil dance with invisible life, hidden in its own reality, under the fallen leaves and broken twigs.. The conversations, songs, and smells of … Continue reading

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