Positively Renting!

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]Your attitude and perspective really MATTER! What YOU think makes a difference on how YOU Present your property! What thinking has you stuck? Have you shifted your expectations on type of tenant you deserve Already decided you are going to have a hard time – lengthy vacancy due to […]

Preparing for 2018!

I can’t believe 2018 is practically upon us!  How did this happen? Where did all the time go? I don’t know if like me many of you still have lists of undone items for the year.  Recently I had an office day to catch up on things and when asked what I got done, I advised I […]

Vacationing with Stingrays!

Recently I had the opportunity to Vacation in Mexico! Chance to relax, put my feet up and enjoy life….. or was it? I unfortunately had an incident with a stingray on my 2nd day of vacation – giving me more time than I expected to REALLY RELAX – no water sports or swimming for me! […]

Tips for Renting in a Difficult Market

Are Vacancies Getting You Down? Not Enough Inquiries? Or Showings and No Applications? What can you or your property manager do to help rent your suite? Pre-qualification: On the spot questionnaire for instant approval Incentives: Be cautious read my previous blog if you haven’t here; Additionally rent deferral programs work very well and you are […]

Lease Break – So Now What?

I attempt to control rental vacancies as much as possible.  I only have term leases, no periodic or month to month rentals. This allows me to plan ahead as much as possible for potential tenancy changes! However in a recent situation I had a tenant that needed to end their lease – not a surprise […]

Impeccable Management

Recently I have had the opportunity in Calgary’s current rental market to have a few properties available for lease. Stressful….. in today’s market conditions! However, what I was quickly reminded of the importance of impeccable management! All my vacancies were quickly rented and at a higher rate than neighbouring properties because I offer what today’s tenant […]

Rental Incentives – Are they Good to use, when should I use them and how!

Be careful of the quick fix rental incentive, especially when you are in a competitive market.  It can be easy to quickly reduce rent, security deposit and offer discounts, however it is important that these incentives don’t compromise your integrity or give mixed messages. If you have a beautiful, modern, fully renovated suite – why offer […]


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