Entries Tagged as 'Property Management'

Wynne-Wynne Solutions to Condo Pet Urination Problem

April 24th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Property Management

Today I received the following email from a condo building where I manage a unit. I called this a Wynne-Wynne solution because like Ms. Wynne’s solution to implementing rent control, it won’t work in the desired way. It is hard to believe but some situations a little more complex than first appear. So the answer […]

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

April 21st, 2017 · 4 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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Are Rents Are Down? (Yup)

April 13th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

Finally because developers are terrified of losing the Exemption to the rental guideline we get some negative news about the rental market from Urbanation. That will not sell condos. Revisiting The Vacancy Rate According to the numbers days on market for the condos was 20 days. Before when I talked about vacancy rate, I discussed […]

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Should You Rush To Give An Above The Guideline Rent Increase?

April 10th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Property Management, Rental Property

I just got two phone calls from two clients who are very concerned about losing their above the guideline rent increase. Every day there is a new article about how shitty landlords are and how they are gouging tenants. Both landlords had their properties rented last year so it’s not like they are vastly under […]

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Number One Reason Why Landlords Rock

February 1st, 2017 · 1 Comment · Property Management, Rental Property

20 long years of property management and I still get up every morning with a spark of joy in my cold dead heart. Why? The reason is that landlords provide an extremely valuable service. In Ontario we are mostly reviled and underappreciated, but that doesn’t matter because literally thousands of people have been safe, warm, […]

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