5 tips for landlords to protect themselves against bad tenants

Monday Oct 29th, 2018


We’ve all heard the horror stories, and any landlord who has been in the housing rental business for a while has likely experienced a nightmare tenant. Accidentally renting to a bad tenant can cause headaches and can leave you with a significant bill for clean-up and repairs. Here are some smart ways to protect yourself: Learn provincial guidelines. Provinces have different rules when it comes to rentals, so make sure you are familiar with yours. Not sure if you can... [read more]

Thinking of renting your basement suite? Tips for first-time landlords

Tuesday Oct 23rd, 2018


A rental suite is a great way to help meet your mortgage payments and supplement your income as house prices creep up across Canada. If you’re looking to rent out your basement suite, consider these tips: Know the rental rules. In several Canadian cities, renting a basement suite is illegal. Although several people rent them out anyway without any trouble, know that if your suite is illegal you could be shut down. Provinces also have different rules when it comes to... [read more]


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