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26 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Stay Safe! Advice for Rental Apartment Tenants in Ontario

When you look at the national crime figures, Ontario consistently comes out among the safest Canadian provinces. If you live in Ontario this is good news but you should still take every possible precaution to avoid being a crime victim. People living in city apartments need to be especially careful because in multiple occupancy buildings […]

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18 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Going Smoke Free in your Ontario Rentals – Advice for Landlords

Smokers are in the minority these days in Ontario – 85 per cent of adults in the province don’t smoke and these non-smokers dislike having to breathe the second-hand smoke of the 15 per cent that still light up. For example, in the Peel region of Ontario (which covers Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga), the Public […]

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30 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How Landlords of Ontario Rentals Can Make Tenants Feel Secure

As a landlord of Ontario rental properties, you already know that your tenants are entitled to a safe, secure environment.  That means you must do everything reasonably possible to prevent accidents and crime. The good news is that you can do this without spending a fortune.  Here are some tips to assuring tenants in Ontario […]

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04 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Ontario Apartment Living: A New Year Resolution to go Green

What are your resolutions for the approaching New Year? Losing weight? Stopping smoking? De-cluttering your bedroom? Getting fit? Here’s another for the list. How about adopting a greener more sustainable life-style that’s better for you and for the planet? Even if you do not own your own home there are plenty of ways to be […]

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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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12 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Rent or Buy in London? – The Ultimate Debate

Maybe you are moving to London Ontario and wondering whether you should rent or buy a property in this attractive city. To rent or to buy is a dilemma that many of us face at some time or another in our lives. Everyone’s situation is different but what general factors should you consider when facing […]

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03 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Does where you live shape who you become?

Do we live in a certain place because we are a certain kind of person, or do we become a certain kind of person because of where we live. This is one of those chicken and egg type questions that it’s fun to debate. But somewhere in the circular arguments we can tease out some […]

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03 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Low-Cost Ways to Increase the Value of Your Ottawa Home

Perhaps you are looking to increase the value of your Ottawa home prior to selling but are worried about the costs of doing this. There are a number of quite small projects you can undertake to help increase the sale price of your property. Often these small projects represent a good return on investment and […]

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03 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Moving Across Town in London Ontario

Say you live in a London rental and are moving across town from the Airport neighbourhood to another rental in Bostwick. Because this is a cross-town move you may feel it will be easier than shifting to another city. But don’t be fooled. Many people underestimate the amount of effort required to make a cross-town […]

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03 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Renting in Ontario: How rentspot.com Can Help Find the Most Desirable Location

Looking for apartments for rent in Ontario cities like London, Oakville, Ottawa, Mississauga, and Toronto? Perhaps you are new to renting or new to Ontario, or you just need to shift from your current rental. If this is the case then rentspot.com can offer you a fantastic resource. rentspot.com is Canada’s fastest growing rental website and […]

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