Do you own a condo, or are you thinking about buying a condo? Either way, condo life is full of intricacies that you should know about, from master policies to bylaws.
This resource centre dives into the unique considerations that condo owners face. Take a few minutes to review the articles below. If you have a specific question that you would like us to answer, please email us and we’ll do our best to respond.
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Buying a condo could be one of the biggest investments you make in your lifetime. It’s important you know what to consider and traps to avoid, especially if you’re a first-time buyer. Square One has developed 15+ tips you should consider when buying, along with insurance considerations for your condo.
As a condo owner, it is important to protect your investment. Personal belongings, premises liability, and unit improvements all need to be insured against unexpected harm. Learn about all the benefits and how you are protected with Square One's comprehensive condo owner policies.
Learn all about condominiums. We explain how they work, including condo types, boards of directors, bylaws, and of course: condo insurance.
Learn all about condo boards (a.k.a. strata councils), including their roles, responsibilities, powers, and how they work.
Assigning responsibility for condo repairs can be complex. We explain how to decide when condo owners are responsible for repair costs (or not).
Learn all about condo fees (a.k.a. strata fees), including what they are and what they usually cover, from insurance to reserve funds.
Learn about the differences between an apartment and a condo. We'll cover the definitions, the cost differences, plus common pros + cons of each.
Learn about divided and undivided co-ownership in Quebec, including how each works, the pros + cons, and insurance considerations.
Learn about Quebec's Bill 141, which impacts syndicates and co-owners in Quebec, including what's inside the bill and what condo owners need to do.
If you are a condo or townhouse owner looking to buy in the near future, there are special considerations you will need to recognize when it comes to your insurance coverages. Square One explores how you protect condo and townhouse improvements, personal liability, contents, and more.