Category: Real Estate

The Best (and Worst) Ways to Accept Rent Payments

The Best (and Worst) Ways to Accept Rent Payments

The form of payment you accept as a landlord may seem like a small detail, but it’s a very important one. Here are the most common ways tenants pay rent, and the pros and cons of each payment method.

/ October 14, 2014
An Interview With Maggie DeGennaro, The Real Estate Lady

An Interview with Maggie DeGennaro: The Real Estate Lady

Maggie DeGennaro, The Real Estate Lady, discusses first-time homebuyers, real estate fraud prevention tips, and FSBO in her interview with LawDepot.

/ September 25, 2014
Seasonal Infographic

How to Prepare Your Home for Every Season [Infographic]

For homeowners, each new season brings new responsibilities. Find out how to prepare your home for anything in this infographic.

/ September 23, 2014
Winterizing Your Rental Property: A Guide for Landlords

Winterizing Your Rental Property: A Guide for Landlords

We all know that it's important to prepare for winter, but getting your rental property ready is a whole different process. Find out what you need to do to get your investment property, and your tenants, ready for the season...

/ September 11, 2014
Dispute Resolution 101: Negotiate, Mediate, Arbitrate and Litigate

Dispute Resolution 101: Negotiate, Mediate, Arbitrate & Litigate

From negotiation to lawsuits, here is an overview of the four main types of dispute resolution and how each one works.

/ August 19, 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