Category Archives: Rentals

Tips for renting your home!

If you have to rent your home, or have decided to buy and rent an investment property, it can be a bit daunting. Ontario laws are friendly to tenants; it can be hard to get rid of someone once they’ve … Continue reading

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How to find (and keep) a good tenant!

I’ve been blessed; the folks that rented my investment condo are absolutely terrific. But I hear horror stories about  landlords whose tenants are destructive, demanding, and either late paying rent or stop paying at all.  Ontario laws are heavily weighted … Continue reading

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Should I wait to sell until my tenant moves out?

I often get asked: should I wait to sell until my tenant moves out? In a word, yes, if you can, for example where the tenant has already given notice to vacate so that the property will be vacant soon. … Continue reading

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First steps in my condo renovation!

I purchased an investment condo recently; it’s in an older low-rise building that I’ve been looking at for years. The condo has very good bones but needs some serious updates. It does have a lovely red mahogany engineered hardwood however, which … Continue reading

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Taking over a sublet: some Qs and As

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to post: in my alter ego as a mystery author, I have a new book coming out and the launch, which also involves the launch of an art exhibition inspired by the … Continue reading

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