Entries Tagged as 'Property Management'

Weird Stove Electrical Problem

August 31st, 2016 · No Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

I’ve been a property manager for over 20 years now (a long long 20 years… think Alcatraz) and most problems have come to visit me more than once. Until this summer when a lowly stove made me, Dina, two electricians and the condo manager look foolish. Basically, the problem was reported as an oven problem, […]

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Long Term Affordable Housing Solutions – Public Input Required

July 7th, 2016 · 5 Comments · Landlord & Tenant Board, Property Management, Rental Property

The government is asking for help with long term affordable housing solutions. You can have more information about it on their webpage and provide input to their email. I will, however, be a little more public about what you need to get landlords to provide affordable housing. In most cases the government branches itself are […]

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A New Trick… Falsifying Accepted E-transfers

June 3rd, 2016 · No Comments · Kids & Family, Property Management, Rental Property

So in today’s new and disturbing tenant douche baggery, I have a tenant who had an NSF check, who then said he sent me e-transfer. That’s possible, I looked for the deposit and I couldn’t find it. He then sent me a copy of the Interac transfer dated May 31st 2016. Finally I called the […]

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Unauthorized Occupants – So Annoying

February 27th, 2016 · No Comments · Property Management

I got hired to manage a condo because the owner was having some issues with the tenants. One of the leaseholders had said that he was leaving the country but he had managed to find someone to take over his lease for the last several months. Then it became a big deal for the rent. […]

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Evictions – The Travels of Jimmy the Cat

February 21st, 2016 · 4 Comments · Property Management

Everyone with a job can tell you that there are some bad parts to almost every career. Evictions are something I’m not sure I will ever get used to. Landlords can and do call me to help with very difficult tenants. While I don’t generally mind, late 2015 found me dealing with three difficult and […]

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