Entries Tagged as 'leasing'

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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Uggh Winter’s Here – Landlord Edition

November 28th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Kids & Family, Rental Property

This morning I got a sudden flurry of snow at my house, which reminded me that even if winter is not entirely here, it is certainly well on it’s way. Also on my way to an appointment, I encountered a traffic jam in the middle of the weekend, a sure sign that Christmas is here […]

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How To Rent A House – Landlord Edition

November 11th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

Renting a house is relatively simple if you know how. The most important you have to remember as a landlord is to focus on getting great tenants. Make sure the house is clean and everything is in good working condition. Take photos of your spotless house Check pricing in your area – pick a price […]

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10 Renting Tips

September 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Rental Property

I cannot emphasize how crucial your rental process is to finding great tenants. You have to simultaneously diligently screen tenants while making it easy for great tenants to select your property. Top Ten Tips on how to Land a Great Tenant Ask Open Ended Questions Listen Be Friendly and Welcoming Smile Don’t Rush Ask them […]

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Landlord 101 – Immigrants

September 10th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Rental Property

In the news a few days ago, a story about landlords taking multi-month deposits from new immigrants to Canada. This was reported in Quebec but I can assure you that it is also true in Toronto, Ontario. I have said it before and I will say it again that immigrants are good credit risks. There […]

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