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 CONDOMINIUM LAW 

If you're thinking about buying a condo, it is important to understand condominium finances.
BOOKLET 2020

Before you buy a new condo in Alberta, you need to do your homework. This is a checklist of the documents you must receive from the developer.
CHECKLIST 2021

4 pages

Before you buy a previously owned condo, you need to do your homework. This is a checklist of the documents to request before signing on the dotted line.
CHECKLIST 2020

Board members must follow standards of conduct in running the condo corporation, this tip sheet explains what those standards are.
TIP SHEET 2020
 

Bylaws govern condominiums, if you are a condo owner or a condo board member, this tip sheet outlines what you need to know about bylaws.
CHECKLIST 2020
 

Condo board members have the power to enforce the condo corporation's bylaws, these are steps they can take if the bylaws are not followed.
BOOKLET 2020
 

If you are on a condo board, you should understand the condo documents outlined in this tipsheet and the information they contain.
TIP SHEET 2020
 

A condo board of directors (known as the board) is a group of individuals. This booklet answers some FAQs about condo boards.
BOOKLET 2020
 

If you are a board member for the first time, this is a checklist and tips to help you in your new role.
CHECKLIST 2020
 

Condo boards have no specific dispute resolution mechanisms, these are some general dispute resolution tips.
BOOKLET 2020
 

Many condo corporations will hire a manager (or company) to look after the condo complex. These are tips for hiring and working with a condo manager.
TIP SHEET 2021

4 pages
 

A brief guide to a condominium's three key meetings - board meetings, Annual General Meeting (AGM) and extraordinary general meetings.
BOOKLET 2021

12 pages
 

The Condominium Property Act addresses the rental process, including what happens before, during and after a tenancy.
TIP SHEET 2020
 

A condo corporation has a legal obligation to respond to requests for certain information, depending on what is requested and who makes the request.
BOOKLET 2020
 

Condo corporations must establish and maintian a reserve fund to cover costs of major repairs of its property.
TIP SHEET 2021

8 pages
 

If a condo is self-managed, the condo board is repsonsible for all aspects of the property. This info is for condo boards considering self-management.
TIP SHEET 2021

2 pages
 

Condo contributions (also known as condo fees), special assessments and reserve funds are different. The following tip sheet will help clarify how they differ.
TIP SHEET 2020
 

This booklet provides an overview of the turnover process and a checklist of documents that the developer must provide to the first elected board.
BOOKLET 2021

8 pages
 

If you are thinking of buying a condominium, there are some commonly used condominium terms that you should become familiar with.
TIP SHEET 2020

This booklet is an overview of deposits, occupancy fees and other potential issues that may arise when purchasing a new or conversion condo.
BOOKLET 2020

 

A tenant who rents a condo from a landlord is bound by many laws including residential tenancy law, contract law, condo property law and condo bylaws.
BOOKLET 2019

As a landlord and owner of a condominium unit, you must be familiar with both the Residential Tenancies Act and the Condominium Property Act.
BOOKLET 2020

 
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