Why Contractors in Ontario Should Do This One Thing

As a contractor you probably work hard for your stuff, and let’s face it tools and equipment can get expensive. Many contractors insurance polices may not even cover you for tools or equipment, and tools can quickly depreciate in value especially after a few years of good use, so how much really can they be… Read More »

Why “Design-Build” Contractors Should Be Careful

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Many contractors whether landscapers or home builders may advertise their services as Design & Build, but have you ever wondered what the implications of this can be from an insurance perspective? First, design aspects are never covered under a regular liability insurance policy. Errors that are a result of design work would typically be covered… Read More »

Student Rentals in Hamilton

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Are you a landlord to be searching for a student rental investment in Hamilton? This post will briefly describe the student rental market in Hamilton and how you as an investor and landlord to be can choose which area you would like to invest in. Hamilton, Ontario makes a perfect City to invest in student… Read More »

How to get – and keep – the best tenants for your rental property

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What you need to know to attract a tenant who values your home as much as you do Anyone who’s rented out a portion of their home, or indeed their entire home, knows that it’s not always a comfortable thing. On the pro side is extra income; this might be a luxury (your 20-something moved… Read More »

Difference Between Home Insurance & Rental Property Insurance

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Difference Between Home Insurance & Rental Property Insurance A common misconception about home insurance is that as long as the home has insurance it is insured and that it does not matter if you have renters. This is simply not true. When applying for insurance you must be up front with the Insurance Company; who… Read More »

4 Steps to Investing in the Student Rental Market

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Read Below to find out how to invest in the Ontario student rental market. The information below is intended to put you on a head start to becoming a student house landlord. Research Rents Google, the name of the University or College area with the words: “off campus housing”. Most universities and colleges have a… Read More »

How To Get The Most Out of Your Rental Properties

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How to get the most out of your rental properties And by most, we mean the most $$$ you can possibly earn as an Ontario landlord With real estate prices in big Ontario cities soaring past all forecasts, it may seem like all you need to do in order to maximize the profits from your… Read More »

New Driving Laws Effective September 1st 2015

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      The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has added new rules and harsher penalties. There are 3 main changes. Increased fines for distracted driving Increased fines for dooring cyclists and new rules for driving around cyclists Moving over for tow trucks providing assistance Distracted Driving                 As of September 1st 2015 the fines and… Read More »