Archive | February, 2011

27 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Marketing your rental properties

I was thinking about what to write about this afternoon and was stuck. Then I started to think about why I was writing the blog in the first place. Rent Spot provides a service to landlords and tenants – we are the bridge that makes that connection. Whether you are renting in Vancouver or trying […]

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26 February 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto – most liveable cities

For the fifth-straight year, Vancouver has been named the best city in the world to live. And two other Canadian centres — Toronto and Calgary — cracked the top 10 coming in at fifth and fourth respectively. The annual survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit, was released Monday. The survey is based on 30 factors […]

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26 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Affordable Rent in Edmonton

Edmonton has an interesting program to combat affordable housing called Cornerstones. It is a five year plan by the City of Edmonton to increase the number of long term affordable housing units and provide support for lower income Edmontonians in need of housing. Rent in Edmonton going up should be managed with this program. Last […]

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16 February 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Kelowna Apartments for Rent

Finding Kelowna apartments for rent should be easier this year based on recent stats. “While housing starts have moved higher over the past year, Kelowna’s new home construction sector continues to face strong price competition from a well supplied existing home market,” noted Fabri. There are hundreds of new, completed and unoccupied condos in Kelowna […]

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09 February 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Finding a good rental tenant in Edmonton

When you are looking at renting your Edmonton rental listings, selecting a tenant is critical. The first meeting or telephone conversation with your prospective tenant is the beginning of the screening process and critical. If they are viewing the Edmonton rental property – are they on time? Are they smartly dressed? What kind of car […]

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06 February 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Find a Roommate for your BC rental

I was on twitter today and came across Roommate BC, a BC roommate listing service on twitter. They have over 35,179 tweets and 200 followers on twitter. The tweets are for all cities in BC for roommates in Vancouver, Whistler, Victoria, etc… It is amazing how powerful social media can be to promote renting in […]

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