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Landlord Series: The Truth about Repairs for Your Rental Property

Landlord 101: how to manage repairs for your rental property

As a homeowner, letting your property out to a tenant is a big deal. You’ll probably be conscious of how your tenant will treat your home. Renting out your home isn’t a light decision, but it can be well worth it. However, having a rental property isn’t just about collecting rent. Your duties will also … Read more

What Should I Do When My Tenant Doesn’t Pay Their Rent?

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As a landlord, you’ll want to treat your rental property as an investment, and you should see consistent cash flows from rent. Seeing as consistent rent flows is important, how can you manage it so that a tenant pays rent on time? What can you do when your tenant doesn’t pay their rent?  There are … Read more

WHY YOU SHOULD ALWAYS GIVE YEARLY RENTAL INSPECTIONS

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You get lots of questions like “What’s it like?” and “Tell me a crazy landlord story.” If you’ve been a landlord for a long time, you’ve probably got some funny, inspiring, crazy, and educational stories to tell regarding Rental inspections. In the project called The Landlord Chronicles, Chad Gallagher and Matt Faircloth have assembled a … Read more

DURING TENANCY

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Serving Notices To Tenants Once you have found a tenant and a lease is signed for your property, you’ll need to know both your and your tenants’ rights.  At some point, you will have to provide documentation to your tenants During tenancy.  You may even have to take legal action. Proper documentation is important when … Read more

FORMATIVE LEGISLATIVE CHANGES TO PREVENT ILLEGAL RENOVICTIONS & EXTEND THE RENT INCREASE FREEZE

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The landlord-tenant relationship can often be abused if proper legislative rules are not passed and practiced and this has been a common theme and motivator behind tenancy disputes that make news headlines. In one especially offsetting scenario, loopholes in the laws give less scrupulous landlords a certain edge of exercising their power through illegal renoviction … Read more

Optimizing Communication Between Tenants & Landlords – Permitting Emailed Document

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An email has become the common and quintessential method by which parties communicate and share information. The current amendment to regulations comes at the behest of a recommendation from the Rental Housing Task Force, who had sought input from landlords and tenants, and fielded suggestions to recognize email as an acceptable form for notification Coming … Read more

What you should know as a landlord about unpaid rent

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During these challenging and often confusing times, many Canadians have struggled with the repayment plan. To address this crisis the government of British Columbia has set the rules on how to deal with the unpaid rent that every landlord should be familiar with. Here are the answers to the questions landlords have been asking: Can … Read more