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How to Lock Down the Best Tenants for Your Rental Property

How to Lock Down the Best Tenants for Your Rental Property

If there’s one thing landlords and property management love, it’s an excellent tenant. They want someone who will take good care of their rental property and treat it with the respect it deserves. Nobody wants a problematic tenant who always causes a ruckus and...

Move-Out Inspection: What Landlords & Tenants Need to Know

Move-Out Inspection: What Landlords & Tenants Need to Know

No matter how much fun you try to make it, moving out is a stressful experience. The purging. The packing. The U-Haul rental. You don’t even realize how many moving parts are involved until you actually start doing it. The most important part, however, happens once...

5 Items That Can Help Increase Closet Storage Space

5 Items That Can Help Increase Closet Storage Space

Doesn’t it feel like space is hard to come by these days? Not just in your closet but in your entire home. In Mumbai, for example, apartment sizes have dropped 45% since 2014. That may seem a somewhat extreme example based on the city’s population of 18.4 million, but...

3 Ways a Commercial Space Can Help Your Business

3 Ways a Commercial Space Can Help Your Business

Running your own business is an exciting prospect. Sure, it can be hectic and even downright chaotic at times — but it’s yours. Whether it’s a passion project or a great business idea (better yet — both), everyone has to start somewhere. That somewhere usually...

Sublets: Understanding the Law in British Columbia

Sublets: Understanding the Law in British Columbia

The idea behind sublets is pretty simple. It’s essentially the result of a tenant who temporarily moves out of their rental unit and leases it to a subtenant for a specified period. The temporary aspect of this subleasing agreement is critical. It shouldn't be is a...

How Indoor Plants Can Brighten Up Your Rental

How Indoor Plants Can Brighten Up Your Rental

One of the toughest things about living in a rental property is the inability to make permanent changes. Sure, the occasional kind-hearted landlord will allow you to make some small tweaks here and there. But if you’re stuck with a particularly dark and dim space that...

Rental Properties: 3 Questions to Ask Before Looking at Rentals

Rental Properties: 3 Questions to Ask Before Looking at Rentals

As we all know, rental properties come in all different shapes and sizes. Generally speaking, there’s something out there for everyone. You can be as general or specific as you want with your housing needs. A particular neighbourhood. Pet-friendly. Special amenities....

Boost Rental Security In Your Home With These Simple Tips

Boost Rental Security In Your Home With These Simple Tips

Let’s be honest: renting can be risky. Unless you’re living in a friend or family member’s rental property, you don’t ever fully know what you’re getting into, and that can be scary for many people. We’re not here to scare you out of being a renter, but it’s essential...

What to Look for in a Commercial Property Management Company

What to Look for in a Commercial Property Management Company

Commercial property management isn’t easy. For anyone that’s attempted to do it on their own — we commend you. With that in mind, even that select group of individuals will likely tell you that it's one of the most challenging things they’ve ever done. Whether it’s...