‘Tis the Season to be Jolly

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A friend of mine posted the following letter on Facebook last week. Please give it a quick read:

New AirBnB rules coming to Toronto

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Stricter rules are coming for short-term rental provider. The City of Toronto just passed a resolution by the local planning and appeal tribunal that will see stricter rules and tighter controls on people renting out their properties on AirBnB. … Read More

How to choose the right tenant for your rental property

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There is no foolproof method for finding tenants that will ensure your success. In my experience with many landlords, there are a few things that you can do to maximize your chances of making the right decision when it comes … Read More

2019 Ontario Rental Increase Guideline

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The Ontario government recently announced that the allowable increase that landlords can charge their tenants this year is 1.8% of the base rent. Some years have seen larger increases, and some smaller, but this figure seems to be right in … Read More

How to Get as Much Rent as Possible for your Suite

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When your tenants vacate your rental suite that is the ideal time to make changes and improvements so that you could potentially charge more rent to the new tenants. You are allowed to charge whatever the market will bear so … Read More

Snow Removal at Tenanted Properties

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Snow Removal at Tenanted Properties: Whose responsibility is it to shovel the snow: landlord or tenant?… Read More

Deciphering the New Rent Control Rules in Ontario

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In an effort to deal with the alarming rental shortage, effective immediately Ontario Premier Doug Ford and the PC government has taken away rent controls on all new rental stock. … Read More

Toronto Airbnb Legislation Delayed Until Next August

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New Rules have not yet come into effect for short-term rentals in Toronto due to an impending appeal. … Read More

How Will Legal Marijuana Use Affect Your Tenancies

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On October 17th recreational cannabis use becomes legal in Canada. How will this impact landlords in Ontario?… Read More

Legal Basement Requirements in Toronto

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In the City of Toronto, basement apartments are permitted as per a bylaw enacted in 2013. … Read More

The New Ontario Standard Residential Lease Agreement

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The Province of Ontario has released a new standard lease agreement. This new form must be used by all landlords and tenants as of April 30th, 2018. … Read More