Roberto Noce, Q.C.

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Robert Noce discusses condo fees on Calgary Today

News Talk 770

Robert Noce appears on News Talk 770’s “Calgary Today” program discussing condo buildings in Calgary and Cochrane claiming ‘no condo fees’ along with the purchase of a condo. Listen to the segment: Is there such a thing as ‘no condo fees’?

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Capital reserve fund exists to minimize special assessments

Edmonton Journal

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Questions and Answers with Robert Noce

Insite Magazine, Canadian Condominium Institute, Vol. 29, Issue 4, Summer 2016, 23-27

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Roberto Noce comments on restrictive covenants in Edmonton Journal

Edmonton Journal, "Restrictive covenants might be killing a fly with a sledgehammer, but that’s OK"

Many Edmontonians are so ticked off with the city’s new plan for lot-splitting and skinny homes that they’re talking about putting restrictive covenants on their own homes. The covenants will forever forbid their properties from being subdivided into two lots.

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Renegade renovation a clear condo bylaw breach

Edmonton Journal

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Fix toilet trouble to keep insurance costs down

Edmonton Journal

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Air conditioner installation depends on condo bylaws

Edmonton Journal

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Condo bylaws must grant authority to issue fines

Edmonton Journal

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Excessive moving fee unfair to condo owners

Edmonton Journal

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Condo corporation liable for slip-and-fall accidents

Edmonton Journal

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Winning side can reconsider condo vote

Edmonton Journal

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Condo owners should fly the flag proudly

Edmonton Journal

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Reefer madness: Dealing with marijuana-smoking neighbours

Edmonton Journal

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Questions and Answers with Robert Noce

Insite Magazine, Canadian Condominium Institute, Vol. 29, Issue 2, Winter 2015, 19-23

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Condo owners entitled to building amenities

Edmonton Journal

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Board determines due date for condo fees

Edmonton Journal

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Conflicts of interest pose serious problem

Edmonton Journal

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Probs with knobs: Owners dinged for new door hardware

Edmonton Journal

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Consent required for condo access

Edmonton Journal

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Questions and Answers with Robert Noce

Insite Magazine, Canadian Condominium Institute, Vol. 29, Issue 1, Fall 2015, 25-30

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Assessing recourse and repair of piping problem

Edmonton Journal

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Roberto Noce interviewed by Global News on basement suites built by landlords

Global News Edmonton, "Decision to allow known Edmonton landlord to build a basement suite could have been avoided: lawyer"

A well-known inner city landlord was given the right to rent out yet another suite after the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board rejected an appeal Thursday, to a decision to allow the man to build a secondary suite in the basement of...

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Shared expenses part of condo living

Edmonton Journal

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Who takes charge of repairs to condo unit?

Edmonton Journal

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Minutes should reflect condo board decisions

Edmonton Journal

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Questions and Answers with Robert Noce

Insite Magazine, Canadian Condominium Institute, Vol. 28, Issue 4, Summer 2015, 24-29

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Roberto Noce, Q.C. quoted in Edmonton Journal

Edmonton Journal, "City’s ‘not our problem’ approach could turn residents against infill"

Suppose someone starts work on an infill housing project beside you. Suppose their contractor knocks down your fence or drives over your new sod or uproots your favourite tree. Worse yet, suppose the construction next door actually damages your foundation...

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Bylaw amendment required to butt out balcony smoking

Edmonton Journal

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Roof repair comes down to common property

Edmonton Journal

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Window leaks cause damage, create perplexing question

Edmonton Journal

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Can underage caregivers live in age-restricted condos?

Edmonton Journal

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Owner’s indoor smoking a potentially cloudy issue

Calgary Herald

Q: Our condo’s no-smoking bylaw clearly states that smoking is not permitted in our building or in the individual units. One owner refuses to co-operate with the board on this issue, and the smoke from his unit permeates the building....

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Smoking, noisy neighbours stir up trouble

Edmonton Journal

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Know condo bylaws before trying to open home-based business

Calgary Herald

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Condo corporation cannot prevent owners from renting out unit

Edmonton Journal

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Questions and Answers with Roberto Noce, Q.C.

Insite Magazine, Canadian Condominium Institute, Spring 2015, 29-33

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Common property key to cracked water pipes

Edmonton Journal

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Condo owner’s smoking a potentially cloudy issue

Edmonton Journal

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There’s no way around legal age restrictions in condo bylaws

Calgary Herald

Q: I had planned on buying a condo in a 45+ age-restricted complex. I am over the age of 45 and my daughter (in her 20s) would be living with me. However, I was told that all residents must be...

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Figure out bylaws for a home-based business

Edmonton Journal

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Condo board members aren’t exempt from the rules

Calgary Herald

Q: When an owner, who is also a condo board member, fails to comply with the bylaws or the Condominium Property Act, fines are imposed. Who is required to pay those fines if it is found that the board member...

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Unpaid fees a disaster waiting to happen

Edmonton Journal

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No way around age restrictions in bylaws

Edmonton Journal

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Board members must follow same rules as other owners

Edmonton Journal

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Projects may cost all members of multi-building condos

Calgary Herald

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Questions and Answers with Roberto Noce, Q.C.

Insite Magazine, Canadian Condominium Institute, Winter 2014, 16-20

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New trees block beautiful river valley view

Calgary Herald

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Always best to communicate before resorting to court

Edmonton Journal

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Reserve fund study a must every 5 years

Edmonton Journal

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New trees blocking your view? Not much you can do

Edmonton Journal

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Board must guard against conflict of interest

Edmonton Journal

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Questions & Answers with Roberto Noce,Q.C.

Insite Magazine, Canadian Condominium Institute, Fall 2014, 14-19

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What to do when a valued board member moves out?

Edmonton Journal

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Get lender to step in when condo fees in arrears

Edmonton Journal

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Create policy on emergency entry

Edmonton Journal

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List queries before you buy

Edmonton Journal

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Forget fines; try a friendly reminder for rule-breaking owners

Edmonton Journal

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Reserve fund study mandatory every five years – Avoiding this task is illegal, irresponsible

Edmonton Journal

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Questions & Answers with Robert Noce

Insite to Condos, CCI, Spring Issue

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Getting bylaws changed requires support

Calgary Herald

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Get legal advice before closing your condo deal

Calgary Herald

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Not happy with your board? Get involved – Attend AGMs, nominate candidates to improve governance

Edmonton Journal

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Province’s condo law to get an overhaul

Calgary Herald

Roberto Noce is quoted in the article by Bill Mah and Mario Toneguzzi.

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No substitute for legal advice when buying

Edmonton Journal

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Condo boards can lobby owners

Calgary Herald

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Making some sense of common condo lingo

Calgary Herald

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Condo board right to limit kids’ activities

Calgary Herald

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Board members must not share confidential information

Edmonton Journal

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Owners smoked out by neighbours

Edmonton Journal

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Condos Q&A

Edmonton Journal

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Knowing condo’s finances helps make informed decision

Edmonton Journal

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Board’s economizing leaves owners in the cold

Edmonton Journal

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Roberto Noce, Q.C. featured CBA National Magazine article on condo disputes

CBA National, " Condo disputes: Keeping the lawyers out"

Condos have a lot going for them: they’re cheaper than detached houses because they share infrastructure, making them ideal for first-time buyers. But condo law hasn’t kept pace with the explosive growth of the market — and with thousands of...

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Seventy five per cent support needed to amend bylaws

Edmonton Journal

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Condo Q&A: Board members are people, too

Edmonton Journal

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Roberto Noce, Q.C. appears on Alberta Primetime

Roberto Noce, Q.C. discusses municipal elections, transparency in politics, and more on Alberta Primetime To view the video, click here.

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Could a property-tax break revive mature neighbourhoods in Edmonton?

Roberto Noce, Q.C. provides commentary for the article by Gary Lamphier.

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Majority must support age-restriction bylaw

Edmonton Journal

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New board can go its own way – OK to disregard motions from previous board

Edmonton Journal

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Keep track of monthly fees to avoid foreclosure

Edmonton Journal

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Roberto Noce, Q.C. discusses Edmonton apartment elevator dispute on Global Edmonton

To view the video and article, click here.

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Choose condo board members who can commit

Edmonton Journal

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Board can choose how often to convene

Edmonton Journal

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Condo Q&A with Robert Noce

InSite Magazine, Issue 4

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Enforcing bylaw not optional for board

Edmonton Journal

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No dogs allowed – If bylaws have no-pet policy, rule must be enforced

Edmonton Journal

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Condo Q&A with Robert Noce

CCI, InSite Magazine, Spring Issue

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Condo board ‘serious task’

Calgary Herald

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No wiggle room on reserve fund studies

Edmonton Journal

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Check for occupancy permits before move-in

Edmonton Journal

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Owner shocked by special assessment demand

Edmonton Journal

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Legal counsel advised for bare land condo owners

Edmonton Journal

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Don’t discourage owners who want to be on board

Edmonton Journal

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Don’t treat reserve money as slush fund

Edmonton Journal

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Landlord must pay deposit for potential common-area damage

Edmonton Journal

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Water damage to units a complex problem: Board, individuals have different layers of responsibility

Edmonton Journal

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Special resolution required to amend bylaws

Edmonton Journal

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Living with pets and garage bands

Edmonton Journal

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Extra fees after purchase may necessitate legal help

Edmonton Journal

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Board must enforce all bylaws fairly, equally

Edmonton Journal

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Direct everyday maintenance questions to board

Edmonton Journal

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Wary of Catastrophe, Experts Provide Tips for Future Condo Buyers

Edmonton Journal

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Plan for monthly fees to cover both short- and long-term costs

Edmonton Journal

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Review Bylaws Before Renovating Condo

Edmonton Journal

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Owners considered third parties

Edmonton Journal

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Child care, playgrounds, larger condo units diversify downtown neighbourhoods

Edmonton Journal

Roberto Noce provides comments on adult only condo buildings in Sheila Pratt’s article.

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Condominium act should ensure fee equity

Edmonton Journal

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Use common sense when interpreting condo bylaws

Edmonton Journal

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Nothing wrong with campaigning for condo board

Edmonton Journal

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Doctor’s note not enough to bypass condo bylaws

Edmonton Journal

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Metal-fabricating neighbour poses a danger

Edmonton Journal

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Board minutes must record decisions and votes

Edmonton Journal

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Get some sound advice

Edmonton Journal

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Board can’t say no without a reason; Owners want to have a dog in their unit

Edmonton Journal

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Talk to neighbour about pet peeve: Living in a condo means having to compromise

Edmonton Journal

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Owners can force spending limits on board

Edmonton Journal

It’s not easy, but bylaws can be amended to impose restrictions.

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Board must act quickly to repair flood damage

Edmonton Journal

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Bylaws cover messy properties, not unkempt owners

Edmonton Journal

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Board must act on clear breaches of condo rules

The Edmonton Journal

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Pet bylaw comes as a shock to cat owner

The Edmonton Journal

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Nothing Illegal About Condo Boards Meeting Off-Site

The Edmonton Journal

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Going to Court Should Be a Last Resort

The Edmonton Journal

The Edmonton Journal, (November 2, 2010)

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Court a Last Resort for Settling Condo Disputes

The Edmonton Journal

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Bylaws Won’t Prevent Rental of Condo Units

The Edmonton Journal

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Unexpected Guests Unwelcome at Board Table

The Edmonton Journal

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Condo Ownership Comes With a Duty to Serve

The Edmonton Journal

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Consulting Police a Wise Call

The Edmonton Journal

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Check Condo Rules Before Installing Your Hot Tub

The Edmonton Journal

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Getting Down to Business: Things to Consider, LawNow, Volume 33 – Issue 6 (July/August 2009), p. 7

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What’s The Use?

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