Ways to diversify a real estate investment portfolio


Building an investment portfolio that includes real estate assets is a great way to build wealth. Here are four options to consider and the benefits of including long term rentals as part of your strategy. 

7 low maintenance houseplants to add to your rental space


Houseplants seem to be making a trendy comeback but they have many more benefits than just adding some colour to a living space. They boost your mood, clean the air, promote happiness. Take a look at these 7 low maintenance houseplants for green thumbs and plant newbies alike!

Short Term vs. Long Term Rental Properties


Are you going to invest in long-term or short-term rental properties? This is one of the first decisions you make as a real estate investor. While there are pros and cons to each type, here’s a breakdown to help you decide which is better for your investment goals. 

A Guide to Tenant Screening


With these 5 tenant screening steps, you can smooth this often overwhelming process. Following this guide will decrease your tenancy turnover rates, save you time in the long run, and lead to lasting relationships with your tenants.

7 Tips For Cleaning Your Rental Property For The Next Tenant


In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, cleanliness is more important than ever. You can be assured that your future tenants will want to know the property they are moving into has been cleaned thoroughly and properly disinfected. Here are some tips on how to clean your rental between tenants.

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Four Ways to Improve Your Rental Property’s Security


Security is arguably the number one concern for every renter. They want a home in a community that can guarantee their safety, as well as the safety of their belongings. As a property manager, it’s your responsibility to offer potential tenants maximum protection against break-ins, robberies and other potentially alarming situations. Staying on top of […]

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Five Ways to Improve Landlord-tenant Communication


As a landlord or property manager, having great relationships with your tenants should be one of your main priorities, and the key to excellent landlord-tenant relationships is communication. By establishing open lines of communication, you can avoid tricky disputes concerning leases, move-outs, and rent payments amongst other things. Being readily available to your tenants can […]

Happy tenants moving into new rental home

Six Ways to Retain Quality Tenants


As a landlord or property manager, you already know the value of good tenants. Those who pay their rent on time, take great care of your rental property, and keep the lines of communication open and pleasant. Tenants like these are hard to find, so when you do come across them, it’s essential to make […]

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Five Property Management Technologies Property Managers Should Be Using


There’s no doubt that property managers have a lot on their plate. From dealing with contractors to marketing rental units and working hard to keep tenants happy, most property managers have a lot of work to do on a daily basis. Luckily, in this day of modern technology, there are tons of tools at your […]

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Five Signs You Need to Hire a Property Manager


It’s common knowledge that owning property comes with major advantages. It’s a great long-term investment strategy, a great way to generate passive income, and you’ll be able to benefit from the property’s appreciation if you decide to sell later down the line.  However, in order to reap these benefits, landlords have to be knowledgeable about […]