Entries Tagged as 'Property Management'

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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Condo Rules – Occupancy Restrictions Rant

September 16th, 2015 · 8 Comments · Property Management, Real Estate Lawyer, Rental Property

Lets talk about the sneaky way that condos restrict occupation of their units and how that impacts investors and occupants alike.  I’ll even name then and shame them in this post because I’m a fed up by this blatant ignorance of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal’s clear rules and regulations. You may not discriminate based […]

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For God’s Sake Buy A Parking Spot

August 17th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

When I first started renting condos, they came with 2 extra things FOR FREE. Parking and locker. Then a while back, they started charging for parking and gave you the locker. Then developers started charging for both a parking and a locker. Then they started charging $50,000 for a parking spot downtown, if they were […]

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Recommended Real Estate

July 26th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Property Management, Rental Property

So George a reader of the blog asked the following question in a comment. Question Condos rent like crazy it seems, but appear to be poor investments compared to multi-unit purpose built buildings.  On the surface, they have very little room for error or interest rate changes and an extremely low cap rate. Is this […]

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