Archive | November, 2011

29 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Keys to Successful Rental Property Management in Toronto

Canada’s largest city is currently the world’s fourth most livable city, so it’s natural that more people will look for rentals in Toronto.  If becoming a landlord or property manager appeals to you, here’s how to make it a success.            To start, read up on Canadian landlord and tenant law […]

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27 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Best Houseplants for Apartment Living in Toronto

Toronto’s Volunteering with the Community Stewardship Program lets you help to save the city’s natural environment. Once you have helped save your local ecosystem outdoors, consider having houseplants to brighten your interiors.  Houseplants give a splash of colour and a hint of the outside world to Toronto apartments for rent.  If you are convinced that […]

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25 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

What Ottawa Tenants Should Know About Rental Agreements to Avoid Confusion and Dispute

Anyone can rent a property in Ottawa as long as they meet the landlord’s lease requirements and demonstrate they are able to pay the rent. To make sure that everything goes as smoothly as possible, it pays to be careful and to check all documents very carefully to avoid problems later on. If you are […]

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23 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Using the Internet to Advertise Apartments for Rent in Oakville

Oakville, the beautiful lakeside town within the Greater Toronto Area, has great neighbourhoods and places to do business.  This attracts more people to the area, and will mean more potential tenants. As a landlord of Oakville rentals, you need an affordable marketing tool to advertise your properties. That tool is the Internet. If you still […]

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21 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Personalise Your Rental Home in Mississauga

Mississauga is Canada’s fastest growing major city and has been recognised as the nation’s safest city for eight consecutive years. Perfect for families, it also has a vibrant downtown city centre. If you have found a suitable Mississauga rental, you may be wondering how to tailor it to your tastes. If your budget is limited […]

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19 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Is it Wise to Make Home Improvements to a Rental Property in Ottawa?

If you are trying to attract “rent to own” tenants for your Ottawa rental properties, then the answer is “yes”. This type of renter is going to look more closely at your property before signing any lease-option agreement. This is understandable, given that they are going to be paying more money. If your Ottawa house […]

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17 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Lower your Utilities Bill in your Mississauga Rental

These are tough times economically and most of us want to save money on electricity, gas and water bills. Here are useful money-saving tips for your Mississauga rental apartment.       Washing dishes If you hate hand-washing dishes then there’s good news! You don’t have to ditch the dishwasher to save money. German research […]

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15 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How To Speed Up The Rental Process In Ontario

If you are moving to Ontario and need to sort out new accommodation quickly, there are ways to make the process faster. Firstly, choose a quick and efficient method of finding a suitable property. The online site rentspot.com provides a fast and user-friendly way of finding a good selection of rental apartments in any of […]

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13 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Toronto Rentals: How to protect yourself from Rental Scam

In August this year, a man accused of operating a rental scam in Toronto was arrested and later released on bail. Unfortunately this is far from the first case of reported rental fraud in the city. So if you are searching for Toronto rental properties make sure you do not fall prey to one of […]

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12 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Ottawa Apartments for Rent – Furnished vs. Unfurnished – Advice for Landlords

If you are starting out as a new landlord you may be wondering whether you should offer your Ottawa rental property furnished or unfurnished. Both options are open to you and there are advantages and disadvantages to each scenario. Here is a summary of the pros and cons of renting out a fully furnished apartment. […]

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