Industry News

Allowable Rent Increases for 2017

Residential tenancy rent increases that take effect in 2017 are allowed to a maximum of 3.7%.

Manufactured home park tenancy rent increases that take effect in 2017 are allowed to a maximum of 3.7% plus aproportional amount.




Al's Almanac

Al’s Almanac is intended to provide you with current information about the residential rental industry and tips to help you increase your success in this challenging business. 

Issue #35,  July 2016

. . . the definition of a sublet? Of course!  That’s when a tenant moves someone in with her

 . . . or it is when the tenant rents out a room . . . or . . . maybe you’re not so sure.  Answer yes or no to the following questions.  (NO peeking at the answers!)

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Issue #34,  June 2016

Did you know . . .

. . . the Millenials are here – and they are very different renters?

Most define Millenials as those born between 1995 and 2012, so the oldest are getting close to renting their first home, or perhaps looking for their second. 

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Issue #33,  May 2016

Did you know . . .

. . . when a tenancy begins – and ends – under some circumstances? 

That is a question we received recently; the answer might surprise you.  The first important point is that a tenancy agreement is effective from the date it is signed by both parties; in other words, from that date the tenancy applicants become your tenants, and you are obligated to provide the rental unit as agreed.

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Issue #32,  April 2016

Did you know . . .

. . . what’s new at the Residential Tenancy Branch, what’s changed, what’s coming? 

You do your job day to day; you know your responsibilities and rights under tenancy legislation; so that’s all that you need to know.  Maybe not!  There is continuous change happening at the Residential Tenancy Branch, some of it internal, but most of it designed to improve awareness and fairness in the application of the Residential and Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Acts.  Here are some of what’s changed and what may be coming.  

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PIPA and Strata Corporations: Frequently Asked Questions

2nd Annual PAMA Property Management Industry Awards

The Professional Association of Managing Agents invites you to nominate an outstanding person within the Industry who is really making a difference. 
The 2nd Annual PAMA Property Management Industry Awards will recognize and honour that person for Excellence, Leadership and Integrity.

Property Managers and Industry Specialists play a very important role within the Real Estate Industry providing knowledge, experience and expertise for the benefit of their clients. 
These Awards celebrate exceptional work and commitment from a person who is making a significant contribution to our Industry. 

Please help us recognize that individual who stands out from the crowd.





Nominations can be made on-line by going to the links below and completing forms.
Email to awards@pama.ca or fax at 604 267 0479

Nomination Rules and Guidelines

Click the link below to submit your nomination  on-line:

Leadership Person of the Year
Strata Property Manager of the Year
Rental Property Manager of the Year
Rookie of the Year — Rising Star
Industry Contributor of the Year


Click the link below to download the nomination form and e-mail/fax/mail to PAMA office:

Leadership Person of the Year
Strata Property Manager of the Year
Rental Property Manager of the Year
Rookie of the Year — Rising Star
Industry Contributor of the Year


Document Handling under Strata Property Act Workshop
When: September 13, 2016
Where: Victoria

On-line Registration
Fees, details 

Update on Implementation of Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) 
When: September 14, 2016
Where: Vancouver

On-line Registration

Fees, details 


PAMA Certificate Course Rental Building Management Part 3 - Victoria
This is not re-licensing course 
When: September 20, 2016

Where: Victoria

On-line Registration
Fees, details 


PAMA Certificate Course Rental Building Management Part 3 - Nanaimo
This is not re-licensing course 
When: September 22, 2016 

Where: Nanaimo

On-line Registration
Fees, details 



Real Estate E&O Insurance Legal Update for Strata Property Managers
When: September 28, 2016
Where: Vancouver





On-line Registration
Fees, details 

Real Estate E&O Insurance Legal Update for Rental Property Managers
When: October 2016
Where: Vancouver

Registration will start soon




 







 











Spring/Summer 2016 PAMA Newsletter
News - Pictures - Articles

ON-LINE EDUCATION SEMINARS
PAMA is pleased to offer six seminar videos from Buildex 2015.  These are in addition to previously available videos and FREE to PAMA members

You need to sign in and create an account. PAMA  members please contact admin@pama.ca for member code. 

Click here to access these seminars


PAMA Fall/Winter Newsletter

News - Pictures - Articles


LANGARA COLLEGE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND REAL ESTATE PROGRAMS FOR 2016

For details and registration information go to:
Real Estate

Detailed information about REP requirements is available at the Real Estate Council web site