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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...

When’s the Right Time to Look for a New Rental?

When’s the Right Time to Look for a New Rental?

Do you know the right time to be looking for a rental? For many that right time is largely dictated by life. Perhaps you have just accepted a job in a new city to commence in the next 4 weeks. Maybe you have to leave your current rental property within a set...

How Rent-to-Own Works in BC

How Rent-to-Own Works in BC

All you need to do is take a quick look at some of the real estate prices in BC to understand just how expensive living here can be. The average price of a home in Vancouver, for example, is four times what most millennial Canadians can afford. While homes in the rest...

What is Fair Wear and Tear in a Rental Property

What is Fair Wear and Tear in a Rental Property

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. You show up for a rental viewing and meet the landlord at the door. They take you through the unit and, for the most part, you like what you see. That said, there are some deep scratches on the hardwood floor that are raising...

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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.