Entries Tagged as 'Property Management'

Saving Money At Any Cost – Why it’s Dumb

October 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Commercial Property, Contractors, Property Management, Rental Property

Here’s the problem with constantly asking contractors for lower prices. Someone will say yes and they will give you your money’s worth. Here’s the other problem. You own the house. and. the. crappy. illegal. building. code. breaking. “renovations”. You are not saving money, you are just kicking the can down the road. I’m currently having […]

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Rental Madness

September 5th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Property Management

Business is good and continues to get better, I finally hired a fantastic new property manager. She’s the bees knees with a proven ability to find quality tenants 100% of the time. She’s also one of the most diligent and ethical people I know. I’ve just been too busy and it only makes sense to […]

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Water Theft?

August 17th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Personal House, Property Management

So yesterday I heard an entirely new situation. So the resident of the super nice homes I manage calls me with a complaint. His wife went outside and caught the neighbor filling a bunch of 5 gallon pails to water her garden. In the rain no less. In the past they noticed that their hose […]

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Rental Market Report

August 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Property Management

The effects of the wholesale dumping of condos onto the rental market is having noticeable effect this year. This is prime rental season and properties are moving but nowhere near as fast as last year. Properties are very price sensitive this year as well. In other years you might get away with an extra $100 […]

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Tenant Doesn’t Want To Screw Over Landlord

June 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Landlord & Tenant Board, Property Management

I have a question! Iā€™m living in a basement apartment that I know is not legal ā€“ though the landlord claims that it is. 1. First he said the apartment came with one parking spot ā€“ a grassy section to the right of the driveway. 2. There is a kitchen in the basement and when […]

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