Posts Tagged ‘Property Management Companies’

Tenant Screening: Don’t Sell Yourself Short

It’s a good time to be a landlord in Toronto, given the currently low vacancy rate. CMHC estimates that the vacancy rate for 2016 in the GTA will be 1.9% for purpose-built rental units, with a slightly lower vacancy rate in the city. With a low vacancy rate comes high demand for available rental units…

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What Does Successful Property Management Look Like

When you think about being a successful property management company, what do you envision?  Are you doing the bare minimum for your tenants, just seeing them as dollar signs?  This type of attitude won’t get you very far with your tenancy.  In fact, you might see a huge retraction of tenants based on your bare…

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Tenant Requirements

As a tenant there are many responsibilities you have as far as putting in time and effort towards your apartment.  For many property management companies, they have these requirements in their rental agreements.  So not only should you be doing things to keep your apartment in good shape, but it is actually a contractual agreement…

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Landlord Responsibilities Part II

Welcome back!  In our last blog we talked about a few of the responsibilities and obligations landlords have to their tenants.  We provided information about maintenance and upkeep on rental properties being partially the tenant’s responsibility, but that most maintenance issues and upkeep falls on the back of the landlord or property management companies.  And…

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Renter’s Insurance And What You Should Know

As a renter, you experience a never ending cycle of things that you are required to do for the place you call home. There are also many times in which you are prohibited from doing something, even if that means you think you are improving the property in which you reside. One thing that might…

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How To Be The Best Neighbour And Tenant

  Being a good neighbour and a good tenant often go hand in hand. Making sure that you have a good reputation with the people that live around you is extremely important. What is just as important, though, is making sure your landlord or property management company is fond of you as well. The only…

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Tips to Protect Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

When it comes to managing the property you own, it is important that you pay special attention to health and safety standards. Making sure that every aspect of the property is up to code can be a difficult task. But, with the right property management company, you can be sure that every ground that should…

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