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Alberta Rent Increase “>”>2021-2022 Find out the right and proper ways to adjust your tenant’s rent this year. Below, SingleKey’s experts summarize

British Columbia Rent Increase “>”>2021-2022 Not sure where to begin to discuss rent increase with your tenant this year? Keep scrolling for

Rental Report December 2021

SingleKey December 2021 Rental Report For the month of December 2021, the average cost to rent Canadian properties was $1,804 per month

You may have noticed that when you run your tenant report on SingleKey, the score turns out a bit different than what you’ve previously received. Don’t worry - this is totally normal, and we’re going to break it down for you.

On a recent podcast episode of Sync or Swim, Nicolina Savelli of Rentsync spoke to SingleKey’s Founder and CEO, Viler Lika, about how the brand started, where it’s going, and what the current rental market looks like.

Ontario Rent Increase 2021-2022

Ontario Rent Increase “>”>2021-2022 Are you expecting your tenants to stick around a little longer? Wondering what the rules are for rent

Inn From The Cold Charity Highlight

SingleKey is partnering with Inn From The Cold this holiday to give housing to those who need it. Read on to learn more about the important work they do.

Holiday Cards for Landlords and Tenants SingleKey

Thank your tenants and community for their support throughout 2021! SingleKey is offering some contact-free ways to safely spread cheer this year.

Rent Collection Process N2 Form

How to collect from a tenant for property damage? The Residential Tenancies Act 2006 (RTA) outlines that certain landlord and tenant disputes

Rental Report November 2021

SingleKey November 2021 Rental Report For the month of November 2021, the average cost to rent Canadian properties was $1,817 per month

Rental Report October 2021

SingleKey October 2021 Rental Report For the month of October, 2021, the average cost to rent Canadian properties was $1,973 per month

Online rent collection

Make online rent collection easy with our quick guide for landlords. Find out the benefits of online collection, which services to use, and more.

Rental Report September 2021

SingleKey September 2021 Rental Report For the month of September, 2021, the average cost to rent Canadian properties was $1,728 per month

Rental Report August 2021

SingleKey August 2021 Rental Report For the month of August, 2021, the average cost to rent Canadian properties was $1,700 per month

questions to ask rent applicants

When interviewing rental applicants, you need to cover all your bases. Here are the top 7 topics you can't forget to cover.

Rental Report July 2021

SingleKey July 2021 Rental Report For the month of July, 2021, the average cost to rent Canadian properties was $1,720 per month

legal basement apartment requirements

Interested in renting your basement out to a tenant? Learn more about the legal requirements of basement apartment rentals in Canada.

Want to know the best tenant screening tools in Canada. We compare the top three apps in this head-to-head to help you find a winner.

Looking for a tenant screening tool to help you manage your rental property? We look at the top 3 products in Canada to help you decide.

Rental Report June 2021

SingleKey June 2021 Rental Report For the month of June, 2021, the average cost to rent Canadian properties was $1,667 per month

Rental Report May 2021

SingleKey May 2021 Rental Report For the month of May 2021, the average residential rental rate in Canada was $1,615 per month,


One of the key skills every landlord should know is noticing warning signals that could lead to troubles down the road. Let's find out what those red flags are and how to spot them!


Choosing whether to rent out your property for a few months at a time or a few years can make a big difference. Join us as we help landlords decide which is best for their property.

how to read a credit report for landlords

Learn how you can use SingleKey's credit and background check to learn more about your applicants and choose the right tenant.


Get tenant tips from some of the leading landlord and real estate experts in Canada. SingleKey's founder talks about how to find better tenants and walks you through how to read a background check.

New ontario lease agreement templates

The New Ontario Standard Lease Agreement – 5 Things Every Landlord Should Know Since April 2018, a standard lease agreement template was


Nowadays, most tenants are looking online for rental options. It’s fast, easy to compare listings, and, in light of the current pandemic,

cost of evictions in Canada

Delinquent tenants are arguably the biggest risk a landlord faces when they decide to invest in rental property. While landlords try their

consulting with singlekey

In 2020, Queen's University MBA students worked with Singlekey to help launch their flagship products in the US market. Read more to find out what they learned along the way.

landlord tips for rental tenant screening and finding good tenants

Finding good tenants could really save you a lot of headaches. Paid rent, no damage, complaints and  even more time for family

“It’s none of your business what my credit score is!!” How’s that for a start? Tenants that are soon to live in

Bill 184 – How it affects landlords in Ontario?

Over the past few weeks, hundreds have taken to the streets of Toronto to protest against a new piece of provincial legislation,

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In Canada, several individuals and businesses are reeling from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. In a recent poll, a jaw-dropping 44%

tenant background check and verification services in Canada

As a landlord, you have positioned yourself in a vocation that has enabled you to secure a pretty stable income. Being a

Tips and advice for first time landlords

Congratulations! You’ve finally decided to rent that property of yours. As you’re most likely already aware, you’ve made a wise investment –

Singlekey tenant landlord relationship

Welcome to the Single-Key Blog! We look forward to providing you with educational and entertaining reading experiences on a regular basis. Be

How to make sure tenants pay rent on time? Here are tips on collecting rent

One of the most frustrating parts of holding the position of landlord is the mandatory task of collecting rent every month. The

How to have great tenant relationships as a landlord

Being a landlord is not easy. Depending on the size of your property, you may be responsible for a lot of homes.

SingleKey Blog How To Find a place to rent

For one reason or the other, not all of us can start off our independent living situations as home owners. In fact,

the hardest part of being a landlord

A landlord’s work is never done. Or, at least, it seems that way to the majority of individuals who hold the title

Evicting a delinquent tenant can be a stressful process. It doesn't have to be. Check out this blog post to learn how.

Being a landlord certainly has its benefits. Among the most obvious are the ability to earn a steady income through your investment

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