April 24, 2021

Condo Smarts: Consider Legal Assistance To Create Commercial Strata Sections

Written By: Tony Gioventu is executive director of the Condominium Home Owners Association. When there are strata corporations with different uses such as commercial and residential a […]
April 10, 2021

Condo Smarts: Airbnb Rentals And Tenants Not The Same In Condo Law

  Written By: Tony Gioventu, Executive Director CHOA Strata corporations are permitted to prohibit short-term rental accommodations, unless they are subject to a zoning covenant that […]
March 22, 2021

How To Find Shell Busey’s Home Cleaning Formula & CV9 Window Cleaner

  Shell Busey tells you how you can find CV9 Exterior Window Cleaner and his Home Cleaning Formula. How to use The CV9 Exterior Window Cleaner: […]
March 13, 2021

Condo Smarts: Request A Copy Of Strata Insurance Summary Before Buying A Unit

Written By: Tony Gioventu, Executive Director CHOA In the summer sitting of the legislature, Bill 14 included several new obligations for strata corporations under the Strata […]
March 6, 2021
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Condo Smarts: Restricted Proxy Meeting Deemed Invalid

Written By:  Tony Gioventu, Executive Director CHOA An AGM that didn’t allow owners to take part found to be null. Dear Tony: Our strata manager has […]
February 27, 2021

Condo Smarts: Who Maintains and Repairs ‘Limited’ Common Property?

Written By: Tony Gioventu, Executive Director CHOA ‘We are looking for clarification on who is financially responsible for issues that occur in the crawlspaces — the […]
February 20, 2021

Condo Smarts: There Are Two Ways Pets May Be Exempt Or Accommodated

Written By:  Tony Gioventu, Executive Director CHOA The Guide Dog and Service Dog Act of B.C. is the first option and the second is accommodation under […]
January 30, 2021

Condo Smarts: Strata Insurance Covers Only Original Finishing — Not Improvements

Written By: Tony Gioventu, Executive Director CHOA ‘Could you please explain exactly how strata corporation insurance works for sectioned strata corporations?’ Dear Tony: I run a […]
January 30, 2021

How To Clean Your Fireplace Doors

  Shell shows you how to clean your fireplace doors. One of the best products to clean glass fireplace doors is Turtle Wax (liquid), yes the […]
January 23, 2021

Condo Smarts: Strata Must Accommodate Owner With Accessibility Issues

Written By: Tony Gioventu, Executive Director CHOA ‘We have an owner who moved into our building five years ago, knowing there are five stairs at our […]
January 23, 2021

How To Remove Hairspray From Mirror

Shell tells you how easy it is to join the askshell.com club and gives you tips on hanging pictures without using screws or nails. Also Shell […]
January 16, 2021

Inspect Underground Parking Spot Before Making Condo Purchase

Shell Busey talks about making sure to inspect the underground parking spot before making a purchase in a strata. Are there oil stains already there? Is […]

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