Entries Tagged as 'Lease'

Rent To Own Investing Book Review

January 27th, 2011 · 22 Comments · Book Review, Buying or Selling Your Property, REIN, Rental Property

I got a free copy of Mark Loeffler’s book┬áInvesting in Rent-to-Own Property: A Complete Guide for Canadian Real Estate Investors“. I asked for the book during the last Canadian Real Estate Blog Carnival A few days later I gratefully received it and read it right away. Rent To Own Is Great For Investors To summarize, […]

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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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Ontario Landlord – Rental Deposits

September 9th, 2010 · 388 Comments · Landlord & Tenant Board, Property Management, Rental Property

I gave a speech yesterday about Rent Deposits – Risks & Benefits and now I’m going to write down a summary of what I said. I did manage to record the whole speech but it’s an hour long. I’m really grateful for the invitation from Durham REI I had never been there and did not […]

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Leasing to a New Tenant

August 23rd, 2010 · 5 Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

Mr Cheap, a very cool chap, wrote a 5 part series about his experience renting out his condo over at Money Smarts Blog. During the entire process, he kept complimenting me. He really knows how to charm the ladies. It was very interesting to me, I’ve been leasing apartments for so long a lot of […]

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Commercial Property Leasing Tips

July 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Commercial Property, Property Management

I am a big fan of commercial mixed buildings. They tend to be more reasonably priced than duplexes or triplexes yet still affordable for newer investors. These buildings require 30% down and have higher taxes than homes. Lots of investors are scared of the commercial component of these buildings. I wrote an article over at […]

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