News

  • Landlords lobby for damage deposits by Jordan Maxwell

    The one province that doesn’t allow landlords to collect damage deposits, or even first and last month’s rent, is hearing a resounding call for change following a contest to bring attention to the issue.

  • Squatter case outrages investors by Jordan Maxwell

    A landlord who had his property broken into and then habituated for two months will now have to thousands of dollars to evict the unwelcomed guest.

  • Consequences of a bad tenant revealed by Jordan Maxwell

    Landlords will want to take the screening process a little more seriously after a recent case in Windsor, Ont. left a landlord on the wrong end of a raw deal.

  • Small landlords ‘shafted’ by tenant act by Jordan Maxwell

    A provincial landlord-tenant act is hurting small landlords at a time when the market needs them most, say investors concerned that the act increasingly favours renters.

  • Investors lobby for transit upgrades by Jordan Maxwell

    A condo expert is suggesting municipal governments look at taxing developments that opt to leave parking garages out of their plans, suggesting it’s the best way to protect investor money.

  • Home sales set new record by Jennifer Paterson

    The latest figures from CREA show that the rise in home sales depends on the local market.

  • Landlord fined after drunken rage by Jordan Maxwell

    A landlord has been ordered to pay a six-figure fine after assaulting one of his tenants in a drunken rage, according to court documents from the Supreme Court.

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