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Apartment Living and Security

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With burglary accounting for a chunk of all property crime, make sure to protect yourself and your apartment building from becoming a target.

If you are like many people, you may not consider your personal apartment security to be very important. After all, you are only one apartment in a building full of units. So why would you need to worry about burglary? However, recent statistics reported by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation show that burglary accounts of 22% of all property crime. So how do you prevent yourself from becoming just another statistic? Apartment Living and Security Read More

How to Protect Yourself from a Rental Scam!

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Here are just a few tips:

  1. Beware if the “Landlord” will only accept cash for the deposit. They won’t want a check as it is too easy to trace.
  2. If the monthly rental price seems too low (yes, too low!) you may want to question it to yourself. Why would the “Landlord” want to take less rent than it’s worth?
  3. Don’t be rushed into signing a document or handing over money.Have an excuse ready, or ask to meet at their office.

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