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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
On July 25, 2017 Greg Bickert and Caroline Thiessen had the pleasure of meeting with the strata council of The Homestead in Kelowna, BC. The Homestead is one of the best organized and maintained "privately managed" strata corporation we have ever encountered. It was...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. Video Production by Buzz Your Brand...read more
We are excited to announce that Heather Yurkoski has joined our team of expert strata and rental property managers. We look forward to Heather’s contribution to the team and benefitting from her 20+ years’ experience in property management! A bit...read more
Greg Bickert met with the owners of Elm Tree Apartments & Villas at their special general meeting on June 30th. The owners overwhelmingly voted in favour of hiring a strata manager to assist the strata council to administer the strata corporation. Elm Tree is a...read more
On May 4, 2017, Caroline Thiessen had the pleasure of meeting the strata council of Grizzly Lodge when they were interviewing for a new strata manager. Grizzly Lodge is a luxurious condo building in Big White, conveniently located just across from the Bullet Express...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
On May 26, 2016 I had the pleasure of meeting the owners of Vivid Park at their general meeting to harmonize the latest phase with the rest of the strata corporation. Vivid Park is the latest development by Kofoed Carlton Homes in Lake Country. Considering the care...read more
April 1, 2016 was a beautifully warm and sunny day. It was great day to capture this photo of The Regency who started working with Inspire Property Management Ltd. this month. In just the first few days of working with The Regency, I have had the pleasure of speaking...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
On December 15, 2014, the Supreme Court of BC made a decision about the enforceability of rental restriction bylaws in Carnahan v. The Owners Strata Plan LMS522. Like many strata corporations in BC, Strata Plan LMS522 had a simple rental restriction bylaw which...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