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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.

/ May 12, 2020

How to Rent a Room in Your House

Renting a room in your house is a great way to make extra cash, but it’s not for everyone. In this post, discover if room rental is right for you and what you need to know before you start looking...

/ March 19, 2020
Who pays for repairs in a rental property?

Who Pays for Repairs in a Rental Property?

Home repairs aren’t usually cheap. If you’re renting your home, when damages happen, it can be tricky to determine who is responsible for paying for what. Protect yourself from unwanted costs by learning what is the tenant’s responsibility and what...

/ November 6, 2019
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
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