Entries Tagged as 'Kids & Family'

Landlording – You can get in but you may never get out

June 1st, 2017 · No Comments · Kids & Family

The Rental Fairness Act has passed and received Royal Assent May 30th. You can read it yourself here. Yes the Rent Increase Above The Guideline has been lost, but worse than that are the new rules about the N-12 which is the Notice to End your Tenancy Because the Landlord, a Purchaser or a Family […]

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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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Reader Question about Rental Deposits

April 22nd, 2017 · 3 Comments · Kids & Family

Here’s the question for the day: Tenant signed the lease and provided last month rent. They are set to move in in 1 week. I have received a call that they are now backing out. As the lease has been signed and last month has been provided are we able to keep the LMR (last […]

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Property Management – What you don’t know will kill you (and me)

April 19th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Kids & Family

I love the real estate business and I’ve been working as a property manager for 20 years. The last few months have been a real struggle. I have traced the problem down to the plethora of new owners who want to rent out their property. They don’t want to be landlords or know anything about […]

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They Aren’t Rent Increases!

April 6th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Kids & Family

I haven’t been writing that much lately about the controversy of rent increases above the guideline. There’s recently tons of stories about how tenants are getting huge rent increases in condos and there is no regulation to limit the amount of the increase. I wrote an article myself a long time ago now about how […]

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