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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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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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Curb Appeal – how well does your property interview?

Does your rental property have good curb appeal? How well does your property interview during a showing? Let’s compare your property showing to an actual job interview. Suppose your interviewee showed up for their meeting with greasy hair, bad breath, dirty clothes, and grimy hands and offered to shake your hand.  What kind of impression …

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Converting your Condo to an investment property- what you need to know

When you bought your condo, you probably thought that converting your condo into an investment property would be an easy transition if your job took you out of town or you decided to move to a larger property. No problem, you think – “I’ll just find a tenant to rent my property, figure out a …

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How to Estimate Your Rental Rate

How to estimate your rental rate? Pricing your rental property appropriately is a key factor in determining whether your property rents right away or takes months to fill. But where do you start? There are basically four steps; 1.     Check comparables Browse through online platforms such as Rentboard and Rentfaster, or popular rental platforms to look …

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