Entries Tagged as 'Landlord Advocacy'

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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Discrimination Is Not Just Skin Colour

January 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on Discrimination Is Not Just Skin Colour · Landlord Advocacy, Rental Property

I read this interesting story about how some younger people were denied a nice condo with excellent credit and jobs and are now suing the landlord & hopefully his real estate agent as well because they were denied because they were too young at the age of 22 and 23. The way the young couple […]

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Quinte Landlord Association Sets Up Table at LTB To Help Other Landlords

January 12th, 2017 · Comments Off on Quinte Landlord Association Sets Up Table at LTB To Help Other Landlords · Landlord & Tenant Board, Landlord Advocacy

I’m sitting at the Midland Landlord & Tenant Board as I type this. It’s awful and crowded. The tenant is trying to get money off her monthly rent because she says we charge her too much rent. Now there’s all day hearings, and we’re nowhere near getting heard. Hopefully soon. However, I just got this […]

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Getting over Bad Tenants

July 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Getting over Bad Tenants · Landlord Advocacy, Property Management, REIN, Rental Property

  What happens to Landlords after a horrible tenant? The bottom line is that you’ve been traumatized. You’ve had to deal with a deadbeat for months, you’ve been through the wringer of the Landlord & Tenant Board, learned to fill out forms, appeared before the adjudicator and generally been totally stressed out. The aftermath Finally […]

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Acorn and Rent Safe Program

July 4th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Landlord & Tenant Board, Landlord Advocacy, Property Management

I was interviewed by Global TV’s Mark Carcasole last week and thought I would expand a little more on my thoughts. Basically Tenant’s Rights Advocates Acorn have a nutty idea to charge buildings $5 per unit ($5 x 300,000 = $1,500,000) to post signs at building entrances The city already has the Multi Residential Building […]

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