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Tenant and Landlord Rights During COVID-19 Pandemic

Lots of questions are coming in from Tenants and Landlords. They want to know their rights and how to handle the COVID-19 pandemic. The number one question we hear is about whether or not Tenants have to pay rent.  In Toronto, there has been an uprising of Tenants refusing to pay rent.  This is quite […]

Screening Tenants

Through our years in real estate, we’ve fine-tuned our process to screening tenants. This consistently increases the odds of connecting with the perfect tenant.  Here are two insider tips to how we accomplish this: Tenant References Who will tenants provide as references? Obviously the most unbiased, honest people who have your best interest in mind, […]

Fake Credit Reports

How to Avoid Fake Credit Reports This is a short read but VERY IMPORTANT …  Are you one hundred per cent confident that the credit report you’re reviewing for that AAA tenant is legit?  A ten-year-old kid with Adobe Photoshop or Microsoft PowerPoint can create a fake credit report and fool the best of us.  […]

The Tenant Interview

One of the most frequently skipped steps in the process of screening a tenant is the interview.  Whether in person or via Facetime, Skype, WhatsApp or Messenger, it must be done. If a tenant has passed the initial screening of their documents being reviewed, the tenant interview is your opportunity to lock-in a final decision.  […]