Posts by Shirley Steele

How To Make Your Rental Property Appear Larger

As a landlord, you want to be doing everything you can to get the most out of your investment property. This means that you’re putting the time and effort into all aspects of the property.  When your property is well taken care of, your tenants will respect this, enjoy their space and give you little,…

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Why It’s Important To Find The Best Tenant

Going to great lengths to find the right tenant can sound a bit daunting and very time consuming.  It means a lot of research and a somewhat extensive screening process.  Not to mention the walk-through and interview process as well.  It might seem like a lot of work to end up choosing just one tenant…

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How To Build Value In Your Investment Property For The Best ROI

As a real estate owner, you know just how high the costs can be to maintain your property, whether it’s maintenance and repairs, or tenant turnover.  While these costs can seem a little overwhelming, there are multiple reasons why it’s necessary to keep your property up to par.  Beyond the tenant’s rights, it’s actually a…

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Should You Ask Your Landlord? Part II

Welcome back to our blog about what to ask your landlord or property management company about when wanting to improve your rental home or apartment. If you have a great eye for style and decor, your landlord or property manager might be happy to see you put some equity into their investment property.  But more…

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Should You Ask Your Landlord?

Moving into a new rental home or apartment is an exciting time.  If you think of your new place as a blank canvas to decorate, then it’s even more exciting.  A rental property doesn’t have to feel like someone else’s property, you can make it into the place you can call home.  You can do…

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What Makes A Good Neighbour

Living in a multi-unit dwelling takes patience and understanding.  You’re sharing walls with people you don’t know, and their noise and existence can end up becoming your nuisance.  This is where patience and understanding comes in.  Being a good neighbour means coexisting with the people that live around you, which means understanding what their circumstances…

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What Your Landlord Or Property Manager Is Looking For

When looking for somewhere new to live, you can run into many speed bumps.  One rental property might be more money than you want to spend on rent, another might not accept pets, another property might accept pets, but not one of your size. The list goes on.  Because there are many roadblocks you could…

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Why Should You Pay Your Rent On Time?

  When it comes to adult responsibilities, there are few that are more important than paying your rent on time.  Typically, rent will be due on the first of the month and if not paid by then, it is considered late.  Not paying rent on time results in many consequences, both short term and long…

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Waste Disposal Areas

Welcome back!  In our last blog we talked about the importance of disposing of waste in the appropriate bins and how it’s not only required, but also helpful to the planet.  We talked about how each tenant, or property is required to have three separate bins, a grey one for garbage, a blue one for…

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Proper Waste Disposal

Bridgeway Property Management can help. Every day, every one of us creates waste, some more than others.  From recyclable items to food waste and packaging, there is a lot to be rid of.  With everyone getting rid of trash on a daily basis, it can add up extremely quickly.  It’s important that as a property…

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