What Makes a Good Condo Association?

If you’ve recently purchased a condo, chances are you have been asked to join a condo association. What is a condo association exactly, and what makes it run smoothly? A condo association is a governing body that makes decisions about the operation of a condominium building. All condominium owners within a building are members of that building’s condo association.

CC&Rs

The main role of a condo association is to make sure that all of its members are complying with the contractual obligations they agreed to follow when they bought their condo. These contractual obligations are known as covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&Rs).

CC&Rs can include regulations about things such as pet ownership, parking spaces, and how the communal space of the building is to be treated. Local policies and bylaws dictate what kinds of things can be included in the CC&Rs.

Property Management

Condo associations are also responsible for the physical and financial upkeep of a property, including:

  • Rent and condo fee collection.
  • Hiring and maintaining employees for grounds keeping and janitorial work.
  • Dealing with electrical and plumbing issues.

How T.R.A.M.S Can Help

Juggling all of these issues at once can be overwhelming. That’s why many condo associations opt to delegate these tasks to a property manager, who can oversee the day-to-day maintenance of the building, as well as manage financial and logistical issues.

As an experienced property manager should, we will maintain a close relationship with the board of directors of a condo association. This open line of communication is the key to smooth and successful property management.

If your condo association is looking to work with a property manager, contact us at T.R.A.M.S Property Management. We have a team of experienced, highly trained professionals who can take care of all the practical details of property ownership so you can focus on what’s important to you.

Why Choose Us?

We are committed to protecting your investment, continuously enhancing the levels of our performance and maintaining open and clear channels of communication. Honesty and integrity are paramount at T.R.A.M.S Property Management.


From apartments to lofts to vacation rentals, we offer a wide range of residential and commercial property services. Our Montreal property managers work closely with you to determine exactly what you need, our in-house team of experts plans, facilitates, and executes the process seamlessly.


With nearly four decades of service in Montreal, T.R.A.M.S Property Management has proven to be a leading property management company in the area. If you are an owner of rental properties, you will gain many benefits when you partner with us, including:


  • Building Administration
  • Maintenance and Property Care
  • Tenant Retention Programs
  • Condo Syndicate Management
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Referral Program

If you own a condo and would like to benefit from our property-management expertise, refer us to your syndicate of co-owners and, if it signs on with us, you will receive a cheque of up to $ 1,000. For more information on this program, please call 514-341-8600 or by e-mail at info@tramsmgmt.com.