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Why a Pet-Friendly Rental is a Good Idea!

Why a Pet-Friendly Rental is a Good Idea!

One of the many important decisions required of a landlord is whether pets will be allowed on the rental property. Below are a few factors to consider before you create your pet policy for your rental property.   Desirability   75% of people in their 30s own...

  The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that about 50% of people who rent in Canada don’t carry tenant insurance. One of the main reason’s tenants don’t purchase insurance is because there is a common belief the Landlords insurance covers them as well. This is...

How to spot a scam rental Ad!

How to spot a scam rental Ad!

If you are currently looking for a rental, there is a chance you have come across rentals that seem too good to be true. There are ways home hunters can lower the likelihood of getting caught up in a rental scam. Below are things to be mindful of during your home...

COVID-19 Health Tips for Apartment Dwellers

COVID-19 Health Tips for Apartment Dwellers

Life changed for everyone when the COVID-19 virus erupted, but when you live in an apartment, you have different concerns than most homeowners. How do you stay safe and healthy when you’re in relatively close quarters with non-family members? And what if you live...

Spring is in the Air!

Spring is in the Air!

Spring Maintenance Tips for your Home! Spring is in the air and now is the ideal time to get outside and enjoy some sunshine and take an inventory of exterior maintenance! Maintaining your home throughout the seasons is key for ensuring your investment will last. Here...

Renting during COVID-19| Aids available in Canada.

Renting during COVID-19| Aids available in Canada.

Renting during the COVID-19 pandemic has left many Canadians in tough positions. This post will have some information regarding the rental assistance and aids available to Canadians during the Pandemic. If you find yourself and your Family impacted by COVID-19, be...

How to Decorate Your Rental Without Damaging the Walls

How to Decorate Your Rental Without Damaging the Walls

We all want to make our rentals feel homier. Part of turning your rental into a place that feels like home is decorating and adding a few personal touches. Often when decorating, we think of pictures on the walls, decorative wallpaper, vibrant wall colours, plants,...

How to Keep Your Home Clean & Germ-Free During COVID-19

How to Keep Your Home Clean & Germ-Free During COVID-19

Keeping your home clean and germ-free during the COVID-19 crisis is on everyone's mind. But good cleaning practices aren't things you should only consider during a pandemic.  Keeping a clean home is a necessary part of good health because it's an environment where you...

Is Your Home Ready To Rent? Use This Checklist First

Is Your Home Ready To Rent? Use This Checklist First

Preparing your rental property for new tenants begins long before you sign a lease or post the “house for rent” ad. For some homeowners, this period is short and limited, often between old tenants moving out and new ones moving in. For some, this preparation period...

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Covid - 19 Update MAY 20

Pemberton Holmes is pleased to continue to serve our clients as the province returns to the new normal. We are dedicated to ensuring our clients and tenants are safe, and will continue to practice safety measures in our offices and when in public. Personal showings will be possible in the near future with the proper precautions and consent. If you have any questions, please reach out to our office at 250-478-9141 or email reception@thepropertymanagers.ca.

Thank you, stay healthy, stay safe.