Raising rent shocks man

How to raise rent the right way

Raising rent can be a sticky topic. Rent is a bit different from most commodities. For most people paying it, it’s a necessity. That’s why raising rent has long been contentious. Understanding how to raise rent legally is complicated by the fact...

Landlord insurance… is it right for you?

Simple answer – yes. The long answer means unravelling the dark underbelly of owning a rental property – what’s lurking in the shadows and waiting to strike. Is that a bit melodramatic? Perhaps. But it won’t seem so dramatic when your sewer...

How to handle noise complaints as a landlord

Struggling with noisy tenants? Here's what to do. Wherever you are on the spectrum of landlords – from the rule-oriented authoritarians to the compassionate bleeding hearts – few actually take pleasure in navigating the tensions that arise from...

Protect Your Home from Tenant-Related Civil Forfeiture

Civil forfeiture in Canada: protect your home from the risk of government seizure. Under the laws of civil forfeiture, be prepared to give up the largest asset to your name while being completely innocent. Canadian civil forfeiture laws allow...

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