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01 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Write an Effective Rental Listing to Help You Find the Right Renter

London, as a Top Ten city to live in and place to do business in, is attracting more and more residents.  As a landlord of London rental properties, you naturally want to capitalise on this trend.  So, how do you write an effective listing that will bring in ideal tenants?  Read on for a few […]

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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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02 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

As rents rise, what can renters in Ottawa do?

With its robust economy, low crime rate, accessible medical care and wide range of amenities, Ottawa remains an attractive destination for renters in Ontario.                                                               […]

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23 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Ways you’re violating your lease in Toronto

With Toronto ranked this year as the world’s fourth most liveable city, it’s no wonder that more people are looking for rentals in Toronto.  Do remember that when it comes to the lease for a Toronto rental, you need to review before you sign.  You might be tempted to skip over the turgid legal jargon, […]

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27 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Renting in Ontario: What Makes a Rental More Appealing

Some of us may not have the luxury of being able to choose where to live. Our choice of location may be dictated by jobs or the need to be near relatives, or other considerations. But if you are could choose your home town or city in Ontario, what are the main factors you should […]

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24 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Best Places to Live Part 2: Oakville, Mississauga and Toronto in the MoneySense Magazine National Survey

  In the first part of this two-part series we looked at two Ontario cities – Ottawa and London – that performed well (placed first and 14th respectively) in MoneySense magazine’s 2011 survey of “Canada’s Best Places to Live”.   In Part 2 we will look at three other Ontario cities that featured on the […]

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24 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Best Cities to Live in: Ottawa and London Make the Top 20 in MoneySense Magazine National Survey Part1

How do you decide on the best places to live in Ontario? The reports of numerous surveys are available to help answer this but we find they throw up oddly conflicting results. In this two-part series of blog posts we will look at the Ontario cities of London, Oakville, Ottawa, Mississauga and Toronto and see […]

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23 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Toronto’s Green Progress

“A sustainable city is a city with a small ecological footprint.” Melissa Shin (Assistant Editor, Corporate Knights magazine, 2008) Change is afoot in Toronto; startling progress has occurred on the green and sustainable side of things. This year Toronto headed the “Large Cities” category in the 2011 Corporate Knights magazine’s list of most sustainable cities, […]

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22 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Ontario Landlords: Month-To-Month Agreement or Fixed Term Lease?

If you are a landlord in one of the university towns and cities of Ontario such as Toronto, Ottawa, Mississauga, or London, what are the pros and cons of a month-to-month rental agreement as opposed to a fixed term lease of one or two years. Image Courtesy: MyTudut Let us look at the month-to-month rental agreement. […]

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29 May 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Winnipeg’s low rental vacancy rate solutions

Realtors in Winnipeg are saying rent controls are choking off new construction and contributing to an acute shortage of Winnipeg rentals and rental units in Winnipeg, and they’re calling for less controls, new subsidies and tax credits to address the problem. “Manitoba needs to move away from the current rent control regime if it wants […]

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