Entries Tagged as 'Rental Property'

Fundamental Interconnectedness & Dangers To Housing

April 27th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Buying or Selling Your Property, Landlord Advocacy, Rental Property

Today is not a good day for real estate in spite of many people thinking it is just an ordinary day. That’s because a lot of people cannot connect or know about all the different parts and how they work together. A lot of our system depends on every part playing nice to each other […]

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Rental “Fairness” Act – How bad is it?

April 26th, 2017 · 35 Comments · Kids & Family, Landlord Advocacy, Rental Property

I have read Bill 124, Rental Fairness Act 2017 and I have to say the news is really bad. Rent Increase Exemption Gone Remember when we could increase rents to reflect increases in maintenance fees and other costs? Well that just ended. I can’t say I’m surprised with the widespread abuse of the exemption to […]

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God Help Us All – Ontario’s “Fair” Housing Plan

April 21st, 2017 · 5 Comments · Landlord Advocacy, Property Management, Rental Property

Here’s the real problem people. Politicians in Canada will never stop this property bubble, because they will ensure their complete and total obliteration in the voting booth, regardless if it’s the proper avenue to pursue. The idea is to look like you’re doing something without actually risking doing something that might blow up the gargantuan […]

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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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