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King West Condo


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

375 King West

South facing condo on King Street West, lots of light and great view, approx. 600 sq. feet. ensuite laundry. 4 appliances (fridge, stove, washer and dryer). Building has high ceilings and good sound proofing, gym, billiards, table tennis and rooftop BBQ area. Locker is conveniently located on the same floor as the apt. Rent is $1975 plus hydro. Walk to downtown amenities. TTC at door.
Rent:1975 mo. plus utilities

Professionally managed by Residential Property Management. 416-653-2877


Great Downtown location – Complete House.


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Brandon Avenue

Newer house (Built in 2009) in downtown location, 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2600 sq feet of living space with quality finishes, hardwood floor throughout, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances. Master suite has walkout to deck, one car garage. Conveniently located to TTC.
Rent: 4500/mo. plus utilities

Professionally managed by Residential Property Management. 416-653-2877


Complete House – Prime Downtown Location


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

Niagara Street

Two story house in prime downtown (King West) location. 3 Bdr, 2 Bath Home one Parking Space Included In The Rent. Very Nice Flow & Many Upgrades. Rooftop Deck. Laminate and Hardwood floors throughout. Cermanics in kitchen and bathrooms. Kitchen Has Stainless Steel Appliances. 2nd Floor Laundry. Steps To King & Queen Street Shops, Restaurants, Services. Streetcars Tenant pays gas. hydro and hot water tank rental.
Professionally managed by Residential Property Management. 416-653-2877

Unique Two Story Apt in Swansea


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

 

Ormskirk Condo

Ormskirk Condo

2-story suite in desirable High Park-Swansea neighborhood. Modern kitchen separate living & dining areas stainless steel appliances 2 spacious bedrooms + den or 3rd bedroom walk-out to balcony, BBQs allowed! ensuite laundry in laundry room with lots of storage.
Professionally managed by Residential Property Management. 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 »