Tag: tenants

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Who Pays for Repairs in a Rental Property?

Repair costs can be expensive, and in a rental unit, it’s important to know what costs are yours to cover and what costs must be paid by your landlord. In this post, find out who pays for repairs, when your...

/ February 27, 2018
Organization Hacks for Landlords

Organizational Hacks for Landlords

A landlord must be organized to effectively manage a rental property. Here are some ways to establish a successful filing system for your business.

/ February 10, 2015
What Do Tenants Want in a Rental Property

What Do Tenants Want in a Rental Property?

What do tenants look for in rental property? While each renter has unique needs and wants, here are some ways to make your investment more appealing to and enjoyable for a potential tenant.

/ January 6, 2015
8 Pointers All Tenants Should Know to Protect Themselves

8 Pointers All Tenants Should Know to Protect Themselves

Here are some words of advice on how to protect yourself as a tenant during a residential tenancy, including reading the lease over, knowing landlord-tenant laws and keeping a paper trail.

/ August 12, 2014
Setting up a Secondary Suite in Your Basement

Setting up a Secondary Suite in Your Basement

Before you can lease out your basement to tenants, it must pass certain legal specifications to be deemed habitable, including fire and electrical safety, zoning by-laws, building codes and other municipal requirements.

/ July 31, 2014
Choosing the Best Neighborhood to Purchase Real Estate

Choosing the Best Neighborhood to Purchase Real Estate

Location means everything in real estate. To make sure you are investing your money wisely, look for homes in a good neighborhood with access to public transport and low crime rate.

/ July 8, 2014