Entries Tagged as 'Property Management'

Are Rents Are Down? (Yup)

April 13th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

Finally because developers are terrified of losing the Exemption to the rental guideline we get some negative news about the rental market from Urbanation. That will not sell condos. Revisiting The Vacancy Rate According to the numbers days on market for the condos was 20 days. Before when I talked about vacancy rate, I discussed […]

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Should You Rush To Give An Above The Guideline Rent Increase?

April 10th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Property Management, Rental Property

I just got two phone calls from two clients who are very concerned about losing their above the guideline rent increase. Every day there is a new article about how shitty landlords are and how they are gouging tenants. Both landlords had their properties rented last year so it’s not like they are vastly under […]

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Number One Reason Why Landlords Rock

February 1st, 2017 · 1 Comment · Property Management, Rental Property

20 long years of property management and I still get up every morning with a spark of joy in my cold dead heart. Why? The reason is that landlords provide an extremely valuable service. In Ontario we are mostly reviled and underappreciated, but that doesn’t matter because literally thousands of people have been safe, warm, […]

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I’m ready for 2017 rental market

January 25th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Property Management

So winters are always a resting and catching up time for me. It’s the time for Fire Inspections and being with my family and skating and just relaxing after the frenetic summertime. Last year I decided I didn’t want to deal with legal problem tenants as much as I had. The business idea behind dealing […]

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Key Management & Key Deposits

January 10th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Property Management, Rental Property

I have at one time in career been given a 5 gallon pail filled to 3/4 with keys. Furthermore they were using the key tags with string and the strings had become completely mixed up. For my management properties I use these small and cheap plastic key tags to put on every key that crosses […]

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