Strata manager course

Should condo owners manage their own buildings? It`s a frequent topic of discussion among the many condo owners on the North Island, and one the non-profit Vancouver Island Strata Owners Association, VISOA, can help with.

Should condo owners manage their own buildings?

It`s a frequent topic of discussion among the many condo owners on the North Island, and one the non-profit Vancouver Island Strata Owners Association, VISOA, can help with.

The association will host the seminar Nuts and Bolts of Strata Management, on Sunday, May 1.

Malcolm Read, president of Bickerton Court Strata Council, will present the pros and cons of self-management and Harvey Williams, past president of VISOA, will discuss the advantages and pitfalls of property management.

Nuts and Bolts of Strata Management runs May 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Best Western’s Westerly Hotel, 1590 Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m.

There is no charge for VISOA members; non-members pay $20. Memberships will be available at the door.

For more details call toll-free 1-877-338-4762, email info@visoa.bc.ca or visit www.visoa.bc.ca

The seminar will also feature a question and answer session. Strata owners can submit advance questions to info@visoa.bc.ca or editor@visoa.bc.ca or call 250-920-0222 or toll-free 1-877-338-4762, mentioning “Courtenay/Comox seminar” at the beginning of the message.