Articles in Landlord Advice

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Created on 8 Aug 2016
Relationships are an important part of life, and perhaps one of the most important involves someone that you may not want to spend time with. No, we’re not talking about that family member, but your read more
Created on 9 Feb 2016
OK, we know, by now virtually everyone has heard of QR codes – you know – those squares made of smaller black-and-white squares that are scanned by smartphones. The QR stands for Quick Res read more
Created on 6 Aug 2014
Regardless of the age of your property, renovations and maintenance are simply a part of the routine. Whether you’re painting a suite, fixing leaky faucets or even repairing a balcony, staying o read more
Created on 22 Jan 2014
The weather outside may be frightful, but landlords and property managers still have a number of fun options for throwing parties and gatherings for residents in their rental apartments. According to read more
Created on 21 Nov 2013
As a landlord, you’ll often find yourself pondering the age old question – how do you retain tenants? With the vast majority of leases lasting for a duration of one year, what can you do t read more
Created on 5 Nov 2013
These days, it seems that everyone is on social media. Whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or even Pinterest, social media is what people use to connect with each other quickly and share id read more
Created on 1 Oct 2013
With vacancy rates increasing across Canada, residents have a lot of choice when it comes to what apartment they choose to rent. According to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, vacancy rates read more
Created on 3 Sep 2013
It’s hard to believe, but the fall season is almost upon us. With the change of season comes a change to the daily schedules of the residents in your apartment building. Vacation is over for both ad read more
Created on 23 May 2013
Unbeknownst to many landlords and renters are the options that are available when starting a new tenancy. Did you know that there is a difference between a lease and a rental agreement? It may seem un read more
Created on 12 May 2013
The laws regarding smoking in apartment buildings across Canada are varied, but the fact remains that cigarette smoke can cause serious issues both for tenants and landlords alike. According to the we read more
Created on 10 Apr 2013
It seems like there are an endless number of apartments available for potential renters to choose from. What makes yours stand out from the crowd? read more
Created on 5 Apr 2013
Spring has sprung and we are all ready to come out of hibernation 🙂 read more
Created on 24 Jan 2013
Here at, our Team is dedicated to providing Real Estate and Apartment Owners leading edge Marketing Services to showcase Properties on and across the web. read more
Created on 31 Aug 2012
According to the Ministry of Labour, the risk of fire is one of the greatest threats to health and safety, property and the delivery of essential services. Statistics from the Canada Mortgage and Hous read more
Created on 16 Aug 2012
When it comes to advertising your rental properties online, it is now easier than ever to promote your property and generate interest in your units available for rent and drive great qualified leads f read more
Created on 18 Jul 2012
Rent Now, Retain Forever! Retaining residents long-term is generally a pretty substantial goal of all property managers and landlords. Keeping your current roster of residents allows you to focus on i read more
Created on 3 Jul 2012
Looking for some fun, easy ways to boost community involvement in your apartment complex? We’ve talked to some of Canada’s leading residential landlords to come up with some ideas for creating dia read more
Created on 15 May 2012
When it comes to marketing your apartments for rent, generating an organic foundation of buzz is a key component to staying afloat in this digital age of social media. Word-of-mouth marketing is a pow read more
Created on 2 May 2012
Spring into the Season with a Selection of Resident Events: Coming up with unique event ideas and coordinating programs for residents can seem overwhelming. Catering to people of all ages can be trick read more
Created on 22 Mar 2012
We’re all on Facebook. And if you’re not, 483 million daily active users are. And if we’re not personally hooked up to a page, chances are, the company we work for is. Then there’s Twitter, th read more
Created on 25 Jan 2012
Due to an unprecedented boom in immigration across Canada, the marketing landscape has undergone and will continue to experience many significant changes. In 2006, the Canadian Marketing Association p read more
Created on 5 Jan 2012
There’s nothing worse than being treated as though you’re something that you’re not. It’s like being back in highschool and getting scolded when you’re not the one doing the talking. For bab read more
Created on 19 Dec 2011
Whether or not you’d categorize yourself as a student-housing landlord, it’s time to start taking advantage of the Echo Boom demographic. Hot on the coattails of the Baby Boomer generation are the read more
Created on 6 May 2011
Why Landlords and Property Managers  Need To Add Video To Your Apartment Marketing Plan Prospective residents need as much information as possible to assist them in their decision making process. In read more
Created on 13 Jan 2011
Want to understand QR Codes, how they work, potential benefits and uses for the apartment rental industry? Follow these simple steps: 1) Download the QR Code Scanner Pro (free) on Blackberry or iPhone read more
Created on 31 Dec 2010
With constant turnover in the rental market, keeping ahead of tenant loss is the key to creating a property management portfolio with few to no vacancies. Oftentimes, filling your apartments for rent read more
Created on 11 Nov 2010
Another great tool Twitter can be used for in the apartment rental industry is as an e-newsletter to residents. Notify them that you’re now on twitter and you might be surprised to see how many read more
Created on 29 Jun 2010
If you’re a Landlord or you are Renting in Ontario, it’s worth becoming familiar with the RTA – Residential Tenancies Act. The act, created in 2006, covers most Ontario residential r read more
Created on 4 May 2010
Are you in need of more in-depth information on your industry? Do you need representation on a municipal or provincial level for your apartments for rent? read more