Congratulations on your new home!
We are proud to be strata managers for the community you are about to call home. We hope to make the move as easy as possible.
This page is focused on the basic information and forms that you need as a new owner. You may also find all kinds of other forms and information at www.inspirepm.com/clients.
First things first, let’s get you signed up to pay fees by pre-authorized debit and your contact information to the strata manager.
1. Pre-Authorized Debit Form
2. Owner Information Form
3. Notify the Strata Manager about your move in date
Now that the basic paperwork is out of the way, we expect you have a few questions.
Below are a few articles and announcements you may find interesting as a new owner in a strata community. More articles and announcements may be found at www.inspirepm.com/news.
In early 2018 the BC Civil Resolution Tribunal published its decision on The Owners, Strata Plan NW 2729 v Haddow et. al ("Haddow"). This decision dealt with the implementation of the new budget following an annual general meeting held after the new fiscal...read more
UPDATE: This decision discussed in this article was effectively overturned on September 20, 2018. Please see http://inspirepm.com/625536-b-c-ltd-v-the-owners-strata-plan-lms4385/ for the update. The Owners, Strata Plan NW 2729 v. Haddow et al was a...read more
Global News: Interview of Greg Bickert, Managing Broker re: Short-Term Rentals Time is running out for Kelowna residents to have their say on what they think of short term rentals. The city is seeking input before deciding whether it will enforce rules that forbid...read more
As we have every year since we opened our doors, Inspire Property Management is supporting United Way through the Maxine Dehart, Ramada Lodge, Drive-Thru Breakfast for United Way. If you donate to buy a breakfast during the fundraiser, you could be the lucky winner of...read more
Greg Bickert was recently interviewed for a Spotlight on Professionals. Greg was asked to discuss the Issues of Strata Management and gives insights on what to search for when looking to hire the best strata manager in Kelowna, B.C. [youtube...read more
Inspire Property Management Ltd. was recently featured on our software service provider's website. Yardi, the company that develops and maintains Genesis², interviewed me after I expressed the reasons for my selection of their software over all the other competing...read more
Winter is coming If you are lucky enough, you may be planning to leave home for somewhere warm for the winter. Or, you may be planning to stay home and keep warm with hot coco by a hot fire. Either way, its time to start preparing your home for the cold months ahead....read more
Those of you who know my wife and I also know that we like to celebrate great life events in sunny destinations. We got engaged in St Lucia, Married in Hawaii, and very soon we will be honeymooning in Greece! A link to our engagement video (yes I caught the proposal...read more
Section 135 of the Strata Property Act outlines the process for enforcing bylaws in strata corporations. The process is relatively simple. 1. The strata corporation must give notice and provide the particulars of a complaint to the person about whom a complaint is...read more
Charging utility fees in contravention of the Strata Property Act will result in no fees collected at all.
Pacific Shores Resort & Spa Ltd. (Re) v. Strata Plan VIS6830 was an insolvency proceeding in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Parkside was the owner of strata lots in which a resort and spa which was run in Strata Plan VIS6830 (the "Strata Corporation"). ...read more