The real estate industry has undergone significant changes in recent years. Not only have several new laws been introduced, but thanks to digital technology, the fundamental way in which real estate deals are done has also shifted dramatically.
With over 395,000 live listings currently in its real estate channel—of which, over 83,000 listings are apartments and condos for rent—Kijiji’s rental listing data provides a great window into Canadian rental trends.
Traditional marketing for property managers dictates that all you have to do is place an ad in a newspaper or local magazine to get noticed. While that may still be effective for a smaller segment of the population, increasingly building owners and operators know that capturing and keeping the attention of the emerging rental demographic requires investing in technology.
Several seasons of wear and tear can impact the efficiency of a condominium’s in-ground irrigation system. How maintenance can help lower water bills.
To succeed in this modern marketplace, rental property managers need to embrace social media channels like Facebook and Twitter. They also need a comprehensive digital strategy.
A recent survey conducted by FRPO sheds light on the public's ambivalent attitude toward the rental housing industry and the Ontario Government's policies shaping it
As the rental industry grows and changes, so do residential tenancy laws. Joe Hoffer, Partner Cohen Highley LLP, highlights three specific areas of concern.
FRPO’s Mike Chopowick offers landlords important dos and don’ts for screening refugees as prospective tenants, and highlights a few goodwill initiatives.
The way we search, rent, and live in apartments is changing thanks to ground-breaking internet technology. Whether you're a tenant looking for a unit or a landlord trying to rent one, success begins online.
With technology advancements making online experiences better than ever, many forward-thinking landlords and property management firms have already transitioned into the digital space, directing more dollars toward digital marketing and creating sophisticated websites that are responsive and mobile-friendly.
Renovating a rental property is more than an investment; it’s one that pays dividends. Aside from boosting the property’s value, it demonstrates a commitment to superior quality and gives tenants confidence that the property manager truly cares.
Branding starts with one main tenet: people must be able to quickly and easily identify a company by how it presents itself to the world.
When it comes to selling an apartment building, there are many factors property owners should consider before diving into the process. Among them, and probably the most important one on the list, is choosing the right brokerage to engage the right buyers.
Owning and managing an investment property isn’t all about bricks and mortar and collecting rent cheques from tenants. Here are some tips for enhancing the resident experience via good benchmarking strategies.
The use of drones in real estate sales and marketing is not just a gimmick. Videos and images can help show off a property and offer unique perspectives.
Property managers can fill apartment vacancies and find tenants by getting involved in the community, knowing their market and offering promotions.
Apartment rentals are going up in the U.S. amidst a slow housing market. But experts question whether the same trend is occurring in Canada.