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Since April 2018, a standard lease agreement template was available from the Ontario government for landlords across the province. When complete, the standard lease creates a contract between the landlord and tenant. It is also called a residential tenancy agreement.
Nowadays, most tenants are looking online for rental options. It’s fast, easy to compare listings, and, in light of the current pandemic, socially-distant. As a landlord, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer amount of choices you have
Delinquent tenants are arguably the biggest risk a landlord faces when they decide to invest in rental property. While landlords try their best to screen for good tenants to keep their rental income secure, sometimes the unexpected can still happen.
Finding good tenants could really save you a lot of headaches. Paid rent, no damage, complaints and even more time for family and friends. It is always worth investing the extra time and effort to find a good tenant. Although
“It’s none of your business what my credit score is!!” How’s that for a start? Tenants that are soon to live in your property can come in all types : good, bad, really bad. This is why you should do
Over the past few weeks, hundreds have taken to the streets of Toronto to protest against a new piece of provincial legislation, called the Protecting Tenants and Strengthening Community Housing Act or Bill 184, that many experts fear will allow
In Canada, several individuals and businesses are reeling from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. In a recent poll, a jaw-dropping 44% of Canadian residents report that either themselves or someone living in their households has lost a job. Alarmingly, an
As a landlord, you have positioned yourself in a vocation that has enabled you to secure a pretty stable income. Being a property owner certainly has its perks. In order to get the most out of your investment, it should
Congratulations! You’ve finally decided to rent that property of yours. As you’re most likely already aware, you’ve made a wise investment – one that is bound to bolster your income for years to come. But, before you pop the champagne,
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One of the most frustrating parts of holding the position of landlord is the mandatory task of collecting rent every month. The collection of rent is not only necessary in order for you to keep your job as a property
Being a landlord is not easy. Depending on the size of your property, you may be responsible for a lot of homes. And you know the old saying…“A man’s home is his castle”. Naturally, people put a great deal of
For one reason or the other, not all of us can start off our independent living situations as home owners. In fact, the majority of young Canadians become renters long before they buy their first houses or condos. Rooming with
A landlord’s work is never done. Or, at least, it seems that way to the majority of individuals who hold the title of landlord. While it is often heralded as a rewarding occupation (many people love owning various properties for
Being a landlord certainly has its benefits. Among the most obvious are the ability to earn a steady income through your investment property and the potential of making new friends through the people who rent your space. Owning and renting