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Upscale Townhouse, Warden Subway


on Landlord, Listings, Property Management, real estate investment, rental, tenant April 13th
Dairy Drive

Dairy Drive

Newer 3 bedroom end unit townhouse with quality finishes: granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, ceramic tile in kitchen and bathrooms, hardwood floors, gas fireplace. Windows blinds installed throughout, neutral decor. Short bus ride to Warden subway, garage has access from house. 2.5 bathrooms, large closets. Air Conditioned. Tenant pays gas and hydro.


Upscale townhouse, Steps to Subway


on Condo, investment property, Landlord, Listings, Property Management, real estate investment, rental, tenant, Toronto February 2nd
Spadina Townhouse

Spadina Townhouse

Enjoy fine downtown living in this luxury home. 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths, 6 appliances, huge rooftop deck. Located in the Annex, this home boasts hardwood, natural stone and ceramic floors, high ceilings, Juliet balconies in all major rooms. Great closet and storage space. Private, attached 1 car garage. Steps to subway and amenities of Bloor Street. Tenant pays utilities. Tenant pays gas and Electricity and Hot water tank rental. Owner pays water and waste management.


Condo with Parking and Locker


on Condo, General, investment property, Landlord, Listings, Property Management, real estate investment, rental, tenant, Toronto January 12th
Brunel Court

Brunel Court

Live at CityPlace, Large bright 1 bedroom, This 650 square foot condo unit has huge floor to ceiling windows, Vertical blinds on all windows. PARKING SPACE AND LOCKER INCLUDED. Tenant pays utilities. Condo tenants have access to recreational facilities: Indoor pool, Sauna, and Gym. Located in the heart of downtown this condo is steps from the entertainment district, Queen West and other downtown amenities. Some of the extraordinary amenities include large swimming pool, outdoor tanning deck, whirlpool, multipurpose gymnasium, open lounge, outside patio and BBQ, party room with outdoor terrace, and  grocery store. Call 416-653-2877


Complete house, Hardwood Throughout, New appliances


on General, investment property, Landlord, Listings, Property Management, real estate investment, rental, tenant, Toronto January 12th
Main Street

Main Street

Charming 3 bedroom house with lots of traditional charm. Refinished hardwood floors throughout, 6 appliances, Living room has decorative fireplace and French doors. Separate dining room with walkout to large deck and naturalized ravine back yard. 2nd story has 3 bedrooms and modern bathroom with extra long tub. Basement has storage space. parking for one car. Good access to TTC, parks, schools, shopping and restaurants. Tenant pays gas, hydro and hot water tank rental Call 416-653-2877


Miele Appliances and New Flooring in this CityPlace Condo


on Condo, General, investment property, Landlord, Listings, Property Management, real estate investment, rental, tenant, Toronto January 12th

 

Telegram Mews

Telegram Mews

Be the first to rent this Bright, Beautiful Condo with new flooring at Cityplace, Great views, Lots of light. Quality Miele Appliances, Custom cabinetry. Balcony has great south view. Building has concierge and good recreation facilities, gym and pool. Well located to all downtown amenities. Tenant pays hydro. This rental includes a locker. Call 416-653-2877


Unique, Two Story Condo, Very Large Rooms, Fireplace, Balcony


on Condo, investment property, Listings, Property Management, real estate investment, rental, tenant, Toronto June 4th
Old Mill Road

Old Mill Road

Exclusive building of only 20 units, located on a quiet street in the upscale Kingsway neighbourhood. Bright spacious 2 bedroom condo has 1650 square feet on 2 levels. Hardwood and ceramic floors. 2.5 bathrooms. 6 appliances. Granite counters in kitchen. Living room has working fireplace and private balcony running the width of the unit. Easy walk to Old Mill subway station, Old Mill Restaurant, Spa and tennis Club. Close to amenities in Bloor West Village and Kingsway Village. Enjoy walking trails along the Humber River. Rent includes one parking space and locker. Tenant pays hydro. No pets per condo bylaw. Call 416-653-2877


Well located condo with utilities and parking included, 1300 Sq Ft.


on Condo, General, real estate investment, rental, tenant, Toronto June 3rd
45 Carlton Street

45 Carlton Street

Bright condo apt. across from historic Maple Leaf Gardens. Large two bedroom with two full bathrooms, sun room, living room, dining room and eat-in size kitchen. Ensuite laundry and storage.

Approx 1,300 sq ft. New bamboo hardwood floors. New kitchen appliances. Updated bathrooms. New vertical blinds. Freshly painted throughout. Building amenities include 24 hour concierge, free visitor parking, indoor pool, jacuzzi, saunas, well-equipped gym, indoor track, squash courts, pool and billiards room, ping pong, and rooftop deck, study lounge, library, etc. Shopping and subway are steps away. $2,650/mo. Includes parking, all utilities, heating and AC. No dogs allowed in building. Call 416-653-2877

Dos and Don’ts for Ontario Landlords


on Condo, General, Property Management, real estate investment, rental, tenant, Toronto March 16th
  • Learn about the Law (Residential Tenancies Act.).
  • The Landlord and Tenant Act supersedes your lease.
  • The most important part of managing your property is bringing in a good tenant.
  • Do a credit check on anyone who is to be on the lease.
  • Make sure the deposit cheque has cleared before signing a lease.
  • No one moves in before the lease is signed.
  • Make sure you keep a set of keys to your property.
  • Have a cushion of at least 3 months expenses in case of problems.
  • Respect your tenant’s privacy, give proper notice.
  • Use the proper forms for notices and read the instructions to make sure you are doing it correctly a small mistake can void the notice.
  • Buy property in locations that will attract quality tenants with good jobs.
  • Respond promptly to tenant issues.
  • Be fair, but hold your ground on unnecessary or unreasonable requests.
  • Keep the property well maintained.
  • Increase rents if the market will bear it.
  • Don’t let your emotions get in the way of acting professionally.
  • Your tenants are not your friends, keep the relationship business like.
  • Don’t rent to friends or relatives.
  • Work with tenants to resolve issues.

Choosing good locations for investment property in Toronto


on Condo, General, investment property, Landlord, real estate investment, rental, tenant, Toronto September 30th
Condo for Rent

Brunel Court

Of course, you want to rent your property to the best possible tenants. So we need to look at where tenants want to live and what neighborhoods attract the best tenants.

Lets talk about the majority of tenants first. In Toronto, most tenants are under the age of 35. They are likely single, singles sharing or couples. They are more likely to have a pet instead of children at this point in their lives. These tenants often have a car. They are often young professionals getting started in their careers and many have an active social life. Read more »


To have or Not to Have: The Basement Apartment


on General, investment property, Landlord, real estate investment, rental, tenant, Toronto April 12th

rental houseWhen and where are basement apartment a good idea?

If you are a first time buyer and you want to use the extra income from a basement apt. to help pay down your mortgage, a basement apt can be great.

If you have purchased an investment property in a trendy downtown location that has a basement apt that will attract good tenant then this will also work. The apt is likely close to public transit so parking is not an issue. There will be a choice of tenants applying so you can choose one that has good credit without having the unit vacant for a long period of time.

In these two scenarios that basement apartment can really work for you. Read more »