Entries Tagged as 'Personal House'

Matchmaking Is Cool

September 29th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Personal House, Property Management, Rental Property

A while back I wrote about a difficult property on Elgin Street in Oshawa. In spite of the difficulties involved in the search I’m pleased to report that a wonderful family was found to live in and enjoy this exceptional property. Reclaiming Lost Property – Landlord Hard Work Sometimes it seems like people just hate […]

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5 Ways Renovations Are Like Christmas

December 19th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Personal House

photo credit: ^@^ina (Irina Patrascu) Today’s project at my house, involved putting a hole in the guest bedroom wall a few days before my mother in law rolls into town. Next, I had to find the pipes that led to the laundry sink in the garage and cut them, put in a valve so I […]

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Top 10 Mistakes New Landlords Make

December 12th, 2011 · 8 Comments · Personal House, Property Management, Rental Property

photo credit: Yashna M There’s a few mistakes that new landlords make before they learn more about the landlording business. Even landlords who have been around for a while make these common errors. They’re easy to make. 1- Underestimate The Difficulty Of The Business Every single business has it’s problems and pitfalls. It’s not easy […]

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How Much Frustration Can You Endure?

July 19th, 2011 · 6 Comments · Personal House, Property Management, Rental Property

photo credit: pedrohfpi I just got in from a so called simple lease signing at one of the properties I manage. I can assure you that it’s extremely frustrating to be a landlord. The simplest task can easily turn into a nightmare time suck. First The Lock When the new tenant and I go into […]

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Innisfil Police Department – OOPS!

July 18th, 2011 · 10 Comments · Landlord Advocacy, Personal House

photo credit: The Blue Boy Man o man, landlords sure get a raw deal from the police departments. I get landlords calling me all the time about illegal activities that get reported to police departments who do basically nothing about it. Sometimes it’s just time for landlords to sue the police, then maybe they’ll start […]

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