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Clocks Change This Weekend!

Don’t forget that this weekend on Sunday November 4th 2018 – 2:00AM clocks turn backwards 1 hour. Although you get one extra hour of sleep now, the reason why this is an important date is so homeowners and landlords use this date as an important date to do some important home maintenance for their properties… Read More »

Attention Landlords: New Standardized Lease in Ontario

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Starting April 30th 2018 landlords in Ontario are now required to use a new standardized lease agreement made by the Ontario government. You can see a copy of the lease here: Click here for Ontario’s new 2018 standardized lease. Why Is There A Standardized Lease? According to the government they are trying to make an… Read More »

Toronto’s Passes New Airbnb Regulation

Toronto has passed new rules for owners of property that rent out on home sharing platforms such as Airbnb. The rules will take effect July 1st 2018. What’s New? The new rules will require short-term rental operators to register with the City as well as pay license fees of $50 per year as well as… Read More »

What is a Rooming House ?

A typical situation we come across daily is a client who owns a property that is being rented out will entertain renting out the house not just to 1 family but to multiple, unrelated people living and sharing 1 house or a unit within a house. It is important to understand that you must always… Read More »

Why an Airbnb Host Needs Home Sharing Insurance

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Many Ontario, Canada property owners are turning to Airbnb to rent out their properties on a short term basis for some extra cash, some may even do it as a full time business. It is important for you as a landlord to know what kind of home sharing insurance you need and also what is… Read More »