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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.

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

This last year was a difficult year for most of us. But, we have much to be thankful for. We have received the praise and support of our clients and service providers, resulting in such impressive accolades as: Winner of 2020 Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Business...

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Electronic meetings enabled

Electronic meetings enabled

Effective December 20, 2021, the Province extended strata corporations’ ability to hold electronic strata meetings, without a strata bylaw authorizing this, until December 31, 2022 (at the latest).

The ability to hold meetings or hearings using telephone conference calls or an online application, such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams, helps strata corporations comply with the orders and recommendations of B.C.’s Provincial Health Officer.

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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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