Entries Tagged as 'Rental Property'

Do Rent Thieves Retire? James Regan Looking For New Digs

January 25th, 2018 · 2 Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

This is a letter I received this morning from a friend of the blog about our friend James Regan. Hi Rachelle, Hope you are well. Been awhile since I posted any comments or sought your wisdom. But I do enjoy reading your articles and find them very helpful. I did want to let you know […]

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Tenants Reporting “Illegal” Apartments Should Think Twice

January 24th, 2018 · Comments Off on Tenants Reporting “Illegal” Apartments Should Think Twice · Property Management, Rental Property

I received a call from a landlord today. His tenant who pays $800 for a two bedroom apartment basement with all utilities included has reported him to the City. I haven’t seen the place but the place sounds ok. The city is coming to inspect the place. Like reports of child abuse or domestic violence, […]

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Brand Name Evictions

January 22nd, 2018 · Comments Off on Brand Name Evictions · Landlord & Tenant Board, Rental Property

Today I went to the final step in an eviction, the arrival of the sheriff / enforcement officers. Once they make sure the tenant has moved out, you get possession of your property back. For 72 hours the tenant has a right to come pick up their stuff. This tenant owes over 10K and what […]

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Landlords & Professionalism Replying to Ads

January 21st, 2018 · Comments Off on Landlords & Professionalism Replying to Ads · Property Management, Rental Property

Recently I’ve had occasion to help a few friends with the rental process and it’s been terrible. Experiencing the rental process from the other direction made me realize that we are doing a lot better than most other landlords but we can still improve a lot. It also explained a lot of “annoying” responses that […]

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Richmond Hill – Can You Stop Breaking The Law?

January 13th, 2018 · Comments Off on Richmond Hill – Can You Stop Breaking The Law? · Property Management, Rental Property

I can just get so disgusted. In 2011 Ontario passed a law that should have made every basement apartment in Ontario legal. Unfortunately they stopped short of sanity because they allowed the municipalities to set their own by-laws, rules, committees, licensing schemes and generally non stop road blocks to the legalization of basement apartments to […]

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