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March 19, 2019

What to do if a Tenant Changed Locks Without Permission

Every tenant has the right to privacy and the peaceful enjoyment of the rental property. But, do they have...

March 12, 2019

Top 6 Questions to Ask Potential Tenants

The right tenant is every landlord’s dream – the person who pays the rent on time, and respects the...

March 05, 2019

The 6 Best Smart Home Devices for Your Rental Property

We live in an era of hyper-connectivity. Almost everything is “smart.” There are smartphones, smart TVs, smart cars, and...

February 26, 2019

How to Have Higher-Quality, More Consistent Building Inspections

Just a few days ago in Toronto, Mayor John Tory announced that the city’s Municipal Licensing and Standards division,...

February 19, 2019

See Why Tenant Portals Make Online Rental Payments Easy

The property management business depends on timely and consistent rent collection. Today, tenant portals make it possible to offer...

February 12, 2019

How to Have the Best Rental Property Showing

Hurrah! You’ve listed your property, and now you have some prospective tenants coming to take a look. Here are...

February 05, 2019

The Pros and Cons of Short-Term Leasing

For many landlords and property managers, the ideal scenario is to sign desirable candidates to long-term leases. After all,...

January 29, 2019

The Who, Why, When and How of a Property Inspection

The property inspection process is critical to ensuring the continuing value of any property. So, it’s important to understand some of...

January 22, 2019

Eight Easy Ways to Avoid High-Risk, Professional Tenants

Did you hear about the story about the Calgary property owners who had to pay damages after their tenant...

January 15, 2019

First-Time Landlords: 3 Tips for Preparing Your Rental Property

It’s an exciting moment. You’ve just bought your first investment property and now you are a landlord-in-waiting. The only...

January 08, 2019

6 Rental Property Marketing Strategies You Should Be Using

It’s no mystery that you need to market your properties effectively to be successful in the property business. Landlords...

January 01, 2019

The Benefit of Tenant and Owner Portals for Rental Property Websites

The property management industry can be multifaceted and dynamic. On any given day, a property manager might be following...