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What you need to know about Landlord Insurance!

What you need to know about Landlord Insurance!

If you’re wondering if you need to purchase Landlord Insurance or if you can stick with your current policy, the answer is simple; a standard home insurance policy won’t cover rental activities. There are some cases where you may be able to keep your current insurance...

Selling Tenanted Properties- Responsibilities of all Parties

Selling Tenanted Properties- Responsibilities of all Parties

In the last several years, our province has implemented significant measures intended to protect tenants of residential housing. Some of this legislation has inadvertently exposed the buyers and sellers of tenant properties. If you are involved on any side of this...

Spring Maintenance Tips for your Home!

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 are a few items to add to your Spring...

8 Qualities that make a good Tenant!

8 Qualities that make a good Tenant!

Every landlord’s worst nightmare is obtaining a bad Tenant. If a lease is signed, the tenant could cause problems for up to 12 months.  From paying rent late, causing havoc with surrounding neighbors, and causing unreasonable damage to the property causing endless...

How to make your Rental feel like Home!

How to make your Rental feel like Home!

Moving into a new place can be very exciting. Sometimes, however, it can be a struggle to feel at home in your new home and living in a space that doesn’t feel like home yet. It might feel strange cooking in a new kitchen, navigating through the cabinets and drawers,...

How to deal with Moisture and Humidity in your Home!

How to deal with Moisture and Humidity in your Home!

  Did you know Vancouver Island is a Rainforest? Not your typical broad-leaf plants and monkeys’ type of rainforest, - It’s called the coastal temperate rainforest. It consists of conifers, ferns and animals like deer and salamanders. With living in a rainforest,...

Victoria Landlord posts ad on Usedvictoria- ” Please take my Tenant”

Victoria Landlord posts ad on Usedvictoria- ” Please take my Tenant”

  Jake Corr, a Victoria Landlord is going above and beyond to find someone to “take” his tenant. On December 8th, Corr turned to Used Victoria where he posted an ad looking for someone to “Please take my tenant!!!”. The need for someone to take his tenant isn’t...

Things to do in and around Victoria this December!

Things to do in and around Victoria this December!

The days are getting shorter and our nights are getting longer. Winter is officially upon us. This Season is known to be one of the most stressful times of the year, and this year additional stressors are contributing to the Season. Following Social Distance...

Dog Parks around the Greater Victoria Area!

Dog Parks around the Greater Victoria Area!

Life is good if you are a dog in Victoria! Living in Victoria allows us to fully enjoy the outdoors and warmer temperatures with our 4-legged friends year-round. If you are looking for a location to allow your playful canine to have freedom and frolic with their kind,...

5 MUST do Hikes on Vancouver Island this Fall!

5 MUST do Hikes on Vancouver Island this Fall!

  Vancouver Island is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in British Columbia and we are so fortunate to call the Island HOME. Many outdoor enthusiasts take to the water for their adventures; however, the island is a giant playground for the hiking...

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