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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...

Why Making Renovations as a Renter Can Be Worth It

Why Making Renovations as a Renter Can Be Worth It

Being a renter can be great. It gives you the freedom to try out different properties to see what kind of space and area best suits your lifestyle. Even if you have a typical one-year lease, you can always leave after that year is up, and the rental is not a good fit....

Renting from a Property Manager vs. Landlord

Renting from a Property Manager vs. Landlord

If you’ve ever rented an apartment or house before, there’s a good chance you did it through a landlord or property management company. On the surface, they might not seem that different. They’re just two types of people who collect rent money from you at the end of...

Relocation Services 101: What You Need to Know

Relocation Services 101: What You Need to Know

Finding the right rental can be a stressful process. Between identifying the perfect space and the ideal location, it can also become very time-consuming — time that you may not have to spare. A busy work schedule and social life can make sure of that. When are you...

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...

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Covid-19 Update June 13th

As the province rolls out the final phases of its economic restart plans, Pemberton Holmes remains committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of its staff, prospective tenants, clients and the general public. We are dedicated to implementing a sustainable, government mandated plan for all our general well-being and look forward to working through future steps to ensure we continue to offer safety and quality service for everyone we engage with. If you have any questions, please reach out to our office at 250-478-9141 or email reception@thepropertymanagers.ca.

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