Entries Tagged as 'Kids & Family'

Attention: Mr. Evan Sidall

October 18th, 2016 · No Comments · Kids & Family

Dear Mr Sidall, I have written about the ridiculous assertion that our vacancy rate in Toronto is 1% or some ridiculous small percentage, and I have figured out why the numbers are completely skewed compared to other countries. Basically the vacancy numbers include all the condos ever built instead of just the ones that are […]

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The Link Between Air BnB and Affordable Housing

October 1st, 2016 · 2 Comments · Kids & Family, Property Management, Rental Property

Air BnB is a symptom of our crazy out of whack housing system. That’s my conclusion after speaking to the expert on Airbnb Dr Daniel Guttentag. So welcome to the rabbit hole of my thought process here… here’s an explain like I’m 5 version of Airbnb, how it affects housing, and what I think about […]

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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 · 1 Comment · 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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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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