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    Multi-res property tax rate hits tenants hard

    Author, broker and landlord instructor Chris Seepe breaks down the hidden expenses in rent that may surprise some residential tenants.
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    No renter should be without tenant insurance

    In the wake of another high-rise disaster, Insurance broker Andy Schwartze discusses the importance of these often overlooked policies.
  • Traffic

    Blocking out external noise

    From lower tenant turnover to improved energy efficiency, Randy Brown of Soundproof Windows discusses the benefits of soundproofing sliding glass doors

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  • Hamilton

    Addressing sub-standard rental housing

    Hamilton-area landlords are speaking out after city councillors voted to move ahead on a rental housing licensing pilot affecting properties with six or fewer units. If approved, landlords will be required to obtain a rental housing license for $200.
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    Rise of the socially engaged property manager

    Luxury amenities can still turn heads—but according to the team at Bentall Kennedy, it’s meaningful engagement that leads to long-term tenants.
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    Demand for rental housing continues to rise

    Demand for rental housing across Canada continues to rise according to CHMC’s 2018 Rental Market Report, published annually in November.

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    Ford announces rent control pull-back

    As part of its newly announced “Housing Supply Action Plan,” the Ontario Government is proposing a strategy to increase the province’s rental housing supply through new measures affecting rent control.
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    HVAC switch over snared by hot spell

    Tensions boiled over last week at Toronto apartment buildings without air conditioning as temperatures soared into heat wave territory in late September.
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    Ontario leaves live-in superintendents exposed

    For now, market demand and the goodwill of employers are still the prime determinants of superintendents' working conditions.