Tag: landlord

Signing Legal Contracts

Signing Legal Contracts [Infographic]

Learn the basics of signing legal contracts for your own protection and understanding, including when, where, and how to sign your name in a legal agreement.

/ October 21, 2014
The Best (and Worst) Ways to Accept Rent Payments

The Best (and Worst) Ways to Accept Rent Payments

The form of payment you accept as a landlord may seem like a small detail, but it’s a very important one. Here are the most common ways tenants pay rent, and the pros and cons of each payment method.

/ October 14, 2014
Seasonal Infographic

How to Prepare Your Home for Every Season [Infographic]

For homeowners, each new season brings new responsibilities. Find out how to prepare your home for anything in this infographic.

/ September 23, 2014
Winterizing Your Rental Property: A Guide for Landlords

Winterizing Your Rental Property: A Guide for Landlords

We all know that it's important to prepare for winter, but getting your rental property ready is a whole different process. Find out what you need to do to get your investment property, and your tenants, ready for the season...

/ September 11, 2014
8 Pointers All Tenants Should Know to Protect Themselves

8 Pointers All Tenants Should Know to Protect Themselves

Here are some words of advice on how to protect yourself as a tenant during a residential tenancy, including reading the lease over, knowing landlord-tenant laws and keeping a paper trail.

/ August 12, 2014
Setting up a Secondary Suite in Your Basement

Setting up a Secondary Suite in Your Basement

Before you can lease out your basement to tenants, it must pass certain legal specifications to be deemed habitable, including fire and electrical safety, zoning by-laws, building codes and other municipal requirements.

/ July 31, 2014