Are You a New Landlord? Don’t Make These Costly Mistakes

Owning a rental property is a very smart move. It can be a reliable source of additional monthly income, not to mention the potentially large payoff when it comes time to sell the property and cash in on it’s equity. But it’s not all fun…

Tenant Customer Service is Paramount

The most successful landlords treat their venture as a business. Like any good business, customer satisfaction must be a priority. Failing to view it as such is a guaranteed way to fail. Customers drive business, period. Like any business, however,…

Selling Your Rental Property? Work with Your Tenants!

There comes a point in every Landlord's career where they decide to cash in on their investment property. Typically, a landlord will rent the property for years, allowing a tenant to pay down the mortgage. Once a good chunk of the mortgage has…

Condo Management: Condo Corporations’ Board of Directors

Landlords in the GTA often choose condominiums as their investment of choice; Condos come at a lower cost comparatively speaking, and generally hold their value/equity quite well. But with the ownership of a Condo comes rules, responsibilities…

Bidding Wars: Dealing with Multiple Offers

If you’re a Realtor in the GTA, you’ve probably noticed an excess of bidding wars over the last few years. It seems like buyers are popping up in the dozens, but sellers are few and far between. This is a simple case of supply and demand.…

Renting vs Buying

In 2017, the age-old dilemma of renting vs buying couldn’t hold any more weight. If you’d asked this question 20 years ago, most would have resoundingly agreed that buying is a far better option; why pay down someone else’s mortgage when…