Entries Tagged as 'Landlord Advocacy'

Why Rental Condos are NOT a Solution to Affordable Rental Crisis

May 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Landlord Advocacy, Rental Property

When I first got into this business, we had rental buildings and we did not treat our tenants very well. We had actual low vacancy and people had to save a 25% down payment which took them years and years. We did not maintain buildings because we could not increase the rent, and so the […]

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Fundamental Interconnectedness & Dangers To Housing

April 27th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Buying or Selling Your Property, Landlord Advocacy, Rental Property

Today is not a good day for real estate in spite of many people thinking it is just an ordinary day. That’s because a lot of people cannot connect or know about all the different parts and how they work together. A lot of our system depends on every part playing nice to each other […]

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Rental “Fairness” Act – How bad is it?

April 26th, 2017 · 35 Comments · Kids & Family, Landlord Advocacy, Rental Property

I have read Bill 124, Rental Fairness Act 2017 and I have to say the news is really bad. Rent Increase Exemption Gone Remember when we could increase rents to reflect increases in maintenance fees and other costs? Well that just ended. I can’t say I’m surprised with the widespread abuse of the exemption to […]

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God Help Us All – Ontario’s “Fair” Housing Plan

April 21st, 2017 · 5 Comments · Landlord Advocacy, Property Management, Rental Property

Here’s the real problem people. Politicians in Canada will never stop this property bubble, because they will ensure their complete and total obliteration in the voting booth, regardless if it’s the proper avenue to pursue. The idea is to look like you’re doing something without actually risking doing something that might blow up the gargantuan […]

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Where else can we put condos?

February 14th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Landlord Advocacy

I don’t mean to be cynical but the condo building boom has gone pretty far. I’ve seen this city sprout condos on what seems like every piece of vacant land, every parking lot, old buildings, newer building and everything in between. I really thought I’d seen condos everywhere but a mental hospital ? Surely not, […]

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