Vacancy Rates and How Your Property Manager Can Help

Vacancy Rates

Owning an investment property is often touted as “passive” income. If you have taken the foray into landlordship yourself, you know that the money won’t just come to you; you have to work for it. The most important part of that is ensuring your units are filled for as long and often as possible. After […]

Top Considerations for Allowing Pets in Your Rental Property

For those of us that have pets, we know how easy it is for those little creatures to insert themselves as members of the family. In Calgary alone, there are over 90,000 licensed dogs and over 34,000 licensed cats in the city. Those high numbers guarantee that pet ownership isn’t exclusive to homeowners. With upwards […]

8 Winter Property Management Tips

Winter Property Management Tips

Technically, the first day of winter isn’t until December 21. In actuality, the freezing temperatures and blankets of snow arrive much sooner than that in Alberta. As a landlord in this chilly province, you need to know how to handle all the icy curveballs that this never-ending season throws at us. Whether you’re just starting […]

Refining the Move-In and Move-Out Processes

Refining the Moving Process

As much as we would love our tenants to stay living at our properties for multiple years, the reality is that rental units can be a bit of a revolving door. Having an old renter move out at the same time another one moves in can inspire panic attacks in even the most relaxed of […]

Tracking Your Rental Property Expenses

Tracking Your Rental Property Expenses

Like most investors, you’re in the real estate game because you want to make money. Having relatively dependable passive income bolster your bank account is a welcome sight every month. Even with investment properties, you’ve got to spend money to make money. That means your bank account isn’t a one-way street, money will be flowing […]