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40% of home-owners Hired Pro landscapers. Increased Property Value 10 to 15%

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How much is too much? Monthly Fee Increases

Note: please don’t lower your strata landscape budget. It could take a long time to bring it back up to where it is able to properly cover the costs of required annual/weekly maintenance programs.
Many times Terra Nova Landscaping has seen budgets slashed and cheaper service providers brought in. Lower prices do not necessarily mean Quality Landscaping Services.
If an inexperienced company works for cheap and “Butchers” your plants or destroys your healthy landscape, what can you do? Lower budgets can mean, council and the landscaper have cut back on services provided.
It will cost your strata to have repairs done by a reputable, knowledgeable landscape company.
Lowering your Strata Landscape Budget can actually cost your strata money, decrease landscape health and depreciate property value. Continue reading

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Votes

Our strata council has put our owners in a serious conflict. The council proposed a special levy of $100,000 to remodel our lobby and the owners passed it at a special general meeting last week. No one is objecting to … Continue reading

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Who pays for the pool?

We have an issue of fairness in our strata that is dividing our community. Our strata is divided into 2 basic types of units. The first 10 floors are hotel use and floors 11-16 are residential condos. The hotel has … Continue reading

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Who is responsible for repairs when the strata damaged my unit to fix common property?

Our strata discovered a pipe in a wall between my unit and a neighbor’s unit had developed a leak. They hired a plumber who came out and had to cut a 3×3 foot hole in both of our walls to … Continue reading

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Are rental bylaws good for a strata?

Our strata is considering a rental bylaw that limits the number of rentals to 10 out of 100 units. We are slowly seeing the number of rentals and Air BnB’s increase to the point where less than 50% of the … Continue reading

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Government to weed out pesticides from foreign websites

pesticides. Terra Nova Landscaping is a certified IPM-Integrated Pest management practitioner. We are eco-friendly. But, as a requirement of the government are also licences pesticide applicators if needed as a last resort. ie: controlling the outbreak of European Chafer. Some cities have allowed the temporary use of certain pesticides to control this terrible problem. Continue reading

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CBC-Condo Board Bullies/fines + court cases get out of hand?

‘I feel bullied,’ says condo owner taken to court over backyard garden items not allowed in bylaws Condo conflict ‘rampant’ says investigator who gets daily calls about bullying and fee fightsAn Ontario woman says a dispute with her condo board … Continue reading

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Read Me: COMPANY POLICIES Terra Nova Landscaping

NOTICE: BY 8 AM ON REGULAR SERVICE DAYS, ALL RESIDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO REMOVE:
DOG WASTE, Furniture, Hoses, Toys and other items from their lawns and gardens Continue reading

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