Entries Tagged as 'Rental Property'

Drinking The Kool Aid – REIN Membership

August 5th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Rental Property

Sometimes comments deserve their own blog posts.  I asked a long time ago if REIN membership was worth it? My generous offer to read over their materials and review them is still open. At this point I don’t even know if Rein Membership is worth it because I still haven’t seen their “stuff” Frankly, I’d […]

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Crazy Schedules For Showings

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Kids & Family, Rental Property

One thing owners completely underestimate when showing apartments is the havoc that it will play with your schedule. After many years, I’ve become use to the cancellations, the late arrivals, people getting lost and just not showing up. I plan and schedule and still manage to never know what I’m doing on any given day. […]

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New Condo Renting and Managing

June 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

I’ve been renting and managing an ever increasing number of new condos. I’d love to manage more. You might think that renting a brand new condo is easy but there are some issues that can make renting a new condo to great tenants very difficult. The common areas are unfinished There is often no landscaping […]

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Enercare Extorts Landlords…

March 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Commercial Property, Landlord Advocacy, Property Management, Rental Property

country_boy_shane / Foter / CC BY-ND Oh Enercare, I think it is beyond time that the Ombudsman got a report about your behavior. Long story short a tenant from hell left one of the most beautiful condos in the city of Toronto a complete disaster and a large electricity bill. After the landlord regained possession […]

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Why Can’t Menkes Fix A Dishwasher ?

March 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Property Management, Rental Property

Big Max Power (BMP) / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA I manage a number of brand new condos and one of them is at 215 Sherway Gardens Road, Toronto, Ontario. So the apartment was rented and the tenant moved in and the very first time she went to use her dishwasher it started flooding her apartment.  […]

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