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Nelda Schulte

black and white dog standing on hind legs barking- Noisy tenants, neighbors, pets & cars – who’s responsible?

Noisy tenants, neighbors, pets & cars – who’s responsible?

Unfortunately, noisy tenants, noisy neighbors, and noisy pets are commonplace issues for landlords and neighbors. It’s not just an annoyance; legally, tenants and property owners have the right to quiet enjoyment of their property.  So, which part of quiet enjoyment is your responsibility as the landlord, and how much of it falls under municipal legislation? …

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legal book with gavel resting on top - The Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) — Landlord/Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

The Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) – Landlord/Tenant Rights & Responsibilities

The Residential Tenancies Act or the RTA is a law that governs the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants in Alberta. Once you rent out your property to a tenant, you become a landlord and there are rules that you must follow. Under the RTA, both landlords and tenants have rights. The RTA’s rental …

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Colourful umbrellas - Property Insurance – my experience filing insurance claims

Property Insurance – my experience filing insurance claims

Property insurance, once you have it if anything happens, you’re covered, right? Maybe yes, maybe no.  Two years ago, the basement in my rental property in Fort McMurray flooded. I called insurance company A and filed a claim. Restoration of the basement suite was in the 30K range, and I was relieved my policy covered the cost. …

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spray bottle, green rubber gloves, plant on shelf- What's clean? Setting your rental cleaning standards

What’s clean? Setting your rental cleaning standards

What’s clean to you may not be clean to someone else and vice versa. From my decade-plus years as a landlord, I’ve discovered most potential tenants will tell you they are “clean” people. All potential tenants also tell me they have a well-behaved pet that doesn’t make any noise or smell or destroy the property/yard. …

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