Entries Tagged as 'landlord'

Attention: Landlord Cash Cow Is Dying

April 8th, 2012 · 19 Comments · Landlord Advocacy

photo credit: psd Here’s a dirty secret about being a landlord…it’s hard to make money. This is because as soon as you make a couple nickels to rub together there’s someone trying to tax it, spend it or steal it. Landlords Get No Respect Pretty much every one hates landlords. I’m not sure why this […]

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Do Tenants Scare You?

January 29th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Landlord & Tenant Board, Personal House, Property Management, Rental Property

New landlords may be frightened or intimidated by the idea of tenants. Certainly there’s no shortage of scary nightmare tenant stories. I have to admit that after years in the business the bad ones do stick with you. I’ve helped many landlords deal with problem tenants and yes, the situations caused by these tenants can […]

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Landlord & Tenant Wars

December 21st, 2010 · 12 Comments · Landlord & Tenant Board

Have you ever dealt with a tenant so obnoxious you wish they didn’t pay rent so they would be easily evicted? I have and let me tell you it’s no fun. A few weeks ago a very nice lady called me to manage her property so I agree to. The thing is that she has […]

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Secrets of Cultural Discrimination

December 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on Secrets of Cultural Discrimination · Personal House, Property Management, Rental Property

This is in response to a telephone call I got today… Landlord – Hi, can you find me a tenant of X origin? I’m of country X and I only want my nationality for a tenant. Me – No, that’s discrimination and it’s against the law. You’ll have to do it yourself. Landlord – Well […]

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Landlord Licensing

September 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Landlord Advocacy, Rental Property

In today’s landlord news, the Toronto Sun talks about a initiative from Cheri DiNovo an NDP MPP to pass a members bill to force landlords to get a license. The idea is based on a report by a former rental agent Carolyn Peters that during the course of her workday, she had to show bed […]

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