Entries Tagged as 'Property Management'

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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How To Avoid Problem Tenants

July 14th, 2015 · No Comments · Property Management

How to Avoid Problem Tenants A problem tenant who is always late with his payments and doesn’t think twice about trashing the house and vanishing leaving behind repairs worth thousands of dollars is every landlord’s nightmare. So as a landlord, how do you protect yourself and your property from the tenant from hell? Rely on […]

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Dear Landlord – You Cannot Rent This

July 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

I’ve seen more than my fair share of rental apartments. Most people would not believe some of the “apartments” that are on offer. After last night’s listing of an “apartment” for rent… I’ve been inspired to search my memory for the worst landlords ever. Last night I approached a beautiful house with anticipation. Fantastic neighborhood, […]

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Illegal Sublets & Air BNB

July 11th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Property Management, Rental Property

A concerned condo owner called me yesterday about an issue I also had to deal with. Illegal subletting by tenants trying to cash in on Air BnB & Kijiji & other websites and renting a room, the entire apartment, their terrace or even their living room couch to other people. Most condo corporations have a […]

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Don’t Negotiate With Terrorists – Landlord Edition

July 7th, 2015 · No Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

I think I’m one of the only property managers out there that will actually take on a problem tenant. As any owner or manager can tell you, these tenants can use up 90% of your time and mental energy. I am not immune to head games, annoyances, false reports, intimidation, bullying and other issues that […]

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