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New Owners

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.

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.

Social gatherings banned in B.C., masks required indoors

Social gatherings banned in B.C., masks required indoors

Public health orders limiting social gatherings indoors are now extended across B.C., and masks are required in all indoor public and retail spaces after provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced a new slate of public health orders for the entire province Thursday.
The new health orders go into effect province-wide from Nov. 19 until Dec. 7 at midnight…
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$2,000 fines for hosts, promoters and organizers of large events

$2,000 fines for hosts, promoters and organizers of large events

The province says stricter enforcement is necessary because a small number of British Columbians have been disregarding public health measures and continue to participate in indoor and outdoor events that increase the risk of transmission of the disease. “We can’t let the bad decisions made by a few erode the progress that we have made together,”… [Continued]

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Rent-Related Evictions during COVID-19

Rent-Related Evictions during COVID-19

on July 16, 2020, the provincial government released details of a repayment framework to be put in place later this summer. This framework is intended to assist tenants and landlords in anticipation of the ban on non-payment of rent-related evictions being lifted on September 1, 2020. Beginning September 1, 2020, tenants will be required to pay their monthly rent in full.

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Insurance Crisis: First Steps

Insurance Crisis: First Steps

The BC Government announced today that they are taking the "first steps" needed to address the complex issues that have led to the current insurance crisis which is leaving many buildings uninsured or only insured after as much as an 800% increase. Changes proposed in...

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No winners between landlords and tenants during COVID-19

No winners between landlords and tenants during COVID-19

“I think what people often forget in this whole thing is landlords usually have only one or two investment properties … Most of the rules to protect tenants are to protect them against the big company that has 1,000 units and if 100 of them are vacant, they are going to survive no problem.” – Greg Bickert of Inspire Property Management

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Fischer & Company: Collections During COVID-19 Health Emergency

Fischer & Company: Collections During COVID-19 Health Emergency

This month’s newsletter contains important advice about addressing strata fee and special levy arrears. This is an important subject for strata council’s and strata managers to be familiar. With the economic downturn and mass layoff we are all likely to encounter many owners struggling to pay their fair share of the costs to maintain the building and strata cooperation assets.

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Limitation Periods Suspended During Pandemic

Limitation Periods Suspended During Pandemic

Limitation periods to commence court proceedings in British Columbia have been suspended, and statutory decision-makers have been provided discretion to waive, suspend or extend time periods related to their powers. This is good news for strata corporations concerned...

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