24 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Mississauga Rental Apartments: How to Deal With a Roommate Who’s Messier Than You

Maybe you’re a ‘neat freak’ with the cleanliness standards of Martha Stewart while your room-mate is a die-hard slob – unwashed dishes in the sink, dirty clothes and piles of paper dumped all over the place, fossilized pizza under the sofa, crumbs and crisp wrappers under the cushions. The horror stories are endless. Different notions […]

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22 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

What if the Landlord of your London Apartment will not carry out Repairs: Advice for Tenants

Many tensions between landlords and tenants arise over repairs and maintenance. The law in Ontario requires your landlord to keep your London rental apartment in a habitable condition. Among other things he or she must ensure the building is structurally sound, the roof is not leaking, appliances are in working order, the plumbing, electrical or […]

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10 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Advice for Tenants: Control Roaches, Mice, and Other Pest Problems in your Mississauga Rental Apartment

No one likes to admit that they have a pest problem but it can happen. There are many forms of wildlife, from rodents to creepy crawlies, that love to share the shelter and food that human homes provide. When it comes to pests like mice, cockroaches, ants, or bedbugs prevention is better than cure. If […]

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06 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Smoke alarms: Advice for landlords and tenants of Toronto Apartments

There is “no smoke without fire”, so the old saying goes. And if smoke invades your Toronto home, it stands to reason there must be a flame burning away somewhere. That is why properly installed and maintained smoke alarms save lives by providing a valuable early warning signal. It’s easy to think fires are something […]

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29 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Advice for Tenants in Toronto on How to End a Tenancy

If you need to end the tenancy on your Toronto rental apartment then the easiest option is simply to give the required amount of notice in writing to your landlord. A special form for ending a tenancy is available from the Landlord and Tenant Board: http://www.ltb.gov.on.ca/stdprodconsume/groups/csc/@ltb/@forms/documents/form/stel02_111572.pdf How much notice to give? In most cases, you […]

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