Online data sharing clicks with condo owners

Canadian Web network allows condo buyers, Realtors to analyze maintenance records, meeting minutes

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New Canadian Web-based services that allow better and faster communication between Condominium Councils, condominium owners, buyers and Realtors are proving a timely idea. Most of the problems that arise when buying and owning a condominium can be traced to a breakdown in communication. For instance, a buyer requests the Condominium Council's (or Strata Corp., as it is known in British Columbia) meeting minutes, maintenance records and financial information before a purchase. Or consider the problem of leaky condominiums. Had professional property managers and engineers been told of problems sooner, they may have been able to intervene earlier, saving owners and Councils thousands of dollars. Or take the everyday problem of trying to get a notice out to all the members of a Condominium Council, telling them that the garbage pick up day has changed or the elevator in the north tower won't be working on Saturday. All this can be a time-consuming and expensive proposition for the Counc...