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How to Correctly Perform a “Personal Use” Eviction in Ontario

April 16th, 2018|

There are a variety of reasons why a landlord or Toronto property owner may want to perform a “personal use” or “own use” eviction on their tenants, but few people [...]

Bad Tenants and the Role of Property Management: A Cautionary Tale

March 29th, 2018|

Bad tenants are something that every landlord will experience and be forced to deal with at least once during their real estate career – and that’s if they’re lucky. A [...]

Designing Your Will to Pass on Ontario Property Without Your Kids Taking a Tax Hit

March 29th, 2018|

Leaving a property to your children in Ontario after you pass away is an extremely important part of many people’s wills – your will is drafted to ensure that your [...]

TREB Market Watch Reveals Favourable Conditions for Toronto Landlords

March 29th, 2018|

Earlier this month, the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released its Market Watch report for February 2018. The report revealed that the price of Toronto homes continued to rise 4.2% [...]

Lowest Vacancy Rates in Toronto in Years Means Opportunity for Landlords

January 24th, 2018|

A number of factors, including the enforcement of strict rent control regulations leading to fewer developments being created, have resulted in Toronto seeing rental vacancy rates being the lowest they [...]

Short-Term Rental Rules Could be Coming for Toronto – Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Care

January 24th, 2018|

The city of Toronto is considering implementing rules for short-term rentals offered by platforms like Airbnb. The proposed regulations have been anticipated by city officials for some time, focusing on [...]

Dip in Real Estate Means Now is the Time to Buy Investment Property

December 11th, 2017|

The Toronto Real Estate Board’s recent Market Watch report held some promising revelations for anybody looking to invest in the city’s real estate market. November saw Toronto-area homes continue to [...]

Financial Tips for First-Time Real Estate Investors

December 4th, 2017|

Everybody has to start somewhere – your first real estate investment property can be both an exciting and intimidating prospect. With the right combination of advice from experienced investors and [...]

Better Safe Than Sorry: Running Background Checks on Tenants

November 27th, 2017|

Finding the perfect tenant can be difficult for any landlord, no matter how long you’ve been in the game. Tenants can be unpredictable and can’t always be accurately judged based [...]

What Qualifies as Flipping Real Estate for the Canada Revenue Agency?

November 13th, 2017|

In October 2016 the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) introduced new changes to its real estate sector reporting requirements. The biggest change was the CRA’s addressing of those who were non-compliant [...]

Tips for Renting Your Toronto Property in a “Hot” Market

November 6th, 2017|

  Great news for Toronto real estate investors – the Toronto housing market continues to thrive in its current “hot” state. With a vacancy rate hovering around just one percent [...]

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