Entries Tagged as 'Kids & Family'

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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How to Collect Your Money From a Landlord & Tenant Board Order

January 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on How to Collect Your Money From a Landlord & Tenant Board Order · Kids & Family

This is going to be the ultimate case study in how to collect your owed rental money using a paralegal, for a number of rent arrears, a guy who moved out after his short term rental scheme failed, the guy who ripped me off by faking e-transfers. For privacy reasons I am not using their […]

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Foreign Investors – Joys of the NR-6 & NR-4

December 11th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Kids & Family

Many people may be blissfully unaware of the rules for foreign investors in Canada. I am not. Every year I fill out the necessary Canada Revenue Agency Forms on behalf of the foreign investor clients I have. There are very important benefits of having a property manager that knows what they are doing when it […]

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Attention: Mr. Evan Sidall

October 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on Attention: Mr. Evan Sidall · 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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