Entries Tagged as 'Rental Property'

A New Trick… Falsifying Accepted E-transfers

June 3rd, 2016 · No Comments · Kids & Family, Property Management, Rental Property

So in today’s new and disturbing tenant douche baggery, I have a tenant who had an NSF check, who then said he sent me e-transfer. That’s possible, I looked for the deposit and I couldn’t find it. He then sent me a copy of the Interac transfer dated May 31st 2016. Finally I called the […]

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Landlord Lesson – Legal Possession

May 30th, 2016 · No Comments · Kids & Family, Rental Property

Here’s a bit of a brain twister for a lot of landlords, certainly the smaller ones and the landlords that have tenants renting parts of their home. This is the concept of legal possession and how by accepting rent the landlord gives up some of the rights of legal possession and how the tenant gets […]

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Rental Market Much Stronger In 2016

May 14th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Rental Property

Last year I was very concerned about the rental market. Condo buildings were getting built and condos were on the rental market for a good long time. Prices were flat with even a small decline, and you had the impression that you had to work every application, and get every single appointment or you might […]

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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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Goodbye August Madness!

September 1st, 2015 · No Comments · Rental Property

August is always a madhouse. Students come into town, parents move before school starts. It’s both a wonderful and busy time of year for me. Now begins the slow decline in rentals until December when the market dies until February and then starts to climb again until frenetic August again. So many leases were written […]

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