Entries Tagged as 'Property Management'

Landlords & Professionalism Replying to Ads

January 21st, 2018 · No Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

Recently I’ve had occasion to help a few friends with the rental process and it’s been terrible. Experiencing the rental process from the other direction made me realize that we are doing a lot better than most other landlords but we can still improve a lot. It also explained a lot of “annoying” responses that […]

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Richmond Hill – Can You Stop Breaking The Law?

January 13th, 2018 · No Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

I can just get so disgusted. In 2011 Ontario passed a law that should have made every basement apartment in Ontario legal. Unfortunately they stopped short of sanity because they allowed the municipalities to set their own by-laws, rules, committees, licensing schemes and generally non stop road blocks to the legalization of basement apartments to […]

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California Landlord Woes – Sounds Like Toronto

January 9th, 2018 · No Comments · Personal House, Property Management

I completely stole this post about a California Landlord from Reddit. It just really goes to show that the problems we have in Toronto are not unique. There’s another aspect that hasn’t been touched on, California’s landlord/tenant laws. I know a little about this because I’m a lawyer. I’m also an accountant and a landlord […]

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Homelessness Problem Needs More Than Just Affordable Apartments.

January 7th, 2018 · No Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

There are a lot of homeless people in Toronto and because it’s colder than a witches tit outside, the Mayor had to open up the Fort York Armory, to keep the homeless from freezing to death. The real question remains what are we going to do about the problem of chronic homelessness in Toronto and […]

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Benefits of a Canadian Agent for Foreign Residents In Real Estate

December 27th, 2017 · No Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

We live in a Global environment, and with all this recent talk about Foreign Investors causing real estate prices to go up, people forget that there are a ton of  reasons for Non-Residents to have property here in Canada. Working overseas Falling in love Travelling Inheriting property Investing About 20% of our portfolio is non […]

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