Renting a Home

Ontario Government to Roll Back Rent Control

Ontario Government to Roll Back Rent Control as Part of New Housing Strategy

With a vacancy rate of less than 1%, the City of Toronto has a reputation for being one of the tightest rental… Read More »

How effective are rent controls

How Effective are Rent Controls?

If you are someone who has been looking to rent an apartment or get into the housing market, you are likely… Read More »

Should You Rent-to-Own

Is Rent-to-Own the Best Option for You?

Prices in the housing market are continuing to skyrocket and qualifying for a mortgage seems like a pipe-dream, prompting many… Read More »

Finding a rental in Toronto or Vancouver

Essential Tips for Finding a Rental in Toronto or Vancouver

By: Haley Fairclough So, you’re looking for a rental in Toronto or Vancouver and you feel like everything is working… Read More »

How to make your rental apartment legal

5 Steps: How to Make Your Rental Apartment Legal

Are you a homeowner looking to supplement your income? Do you find you have more than enough space in your… Read More »

Paying too much for rent

1.7 Million Canadians Paying Too Much for Rent: Report

Rental affordability – or the lack thereof – has been a greatly scrutinized issue as of late, with vacancy rates… Read More »

rental prices rising

Why Toronto Condo Rental Rates Are on the Rise

The Toronto Real Estate market was relatively mixed throughout 2017, with the first six months experiencing skyrocketing year-over-year price increases… Read More »

New standard lease in Ontario

What Tenants Need to Know About the New Standard Lease in Ontario

Ontario is taking steps to protect renters’ rights with the introduction of a standardized lease on April 30, 2018. Previously,… Read More »

A cold weather checklist for landlords

A Cold Weather Checklist for Landlords

Being a first time landlord can be much more work than anticipated, particularly once the weather turns cold. There are… Read More »

National Rents on the Rise

INFOGRAPHIC: National Rents on the Rise in 2017

It’s no secret that Canada’s hottest rental markets have become less affordable – but just how much does it cost… Read More »