All posts by: Trevor Valade

Toronto is a rapidly growing city. To meet the needs of residents and commuters, city planners are building out new transit systems. As these projects reach completion neighborhoods will change....
Is it time to hand over the keys and let someone else manage your property? Possibly. Here are 10 signs it’s time to hire professional property managers to take care...
We get it. Pets are messy, dirty, destructive, allergenic, loud, and smelly. But they are also wonderful fur balls of joy. More and more excellent tenants are bringing home these...
Now more than ever, the Toronto real estate investor must always be prepared. The Toronto Real Estate Board’s (TREB) report on the state of Toronto’s real estate market in the...
When investors enlist our brokerage, LandLord Realty Inc., to help them find high?performing investment properties in Toronto, our 20 years of property management often steers the discussion toward multiplexes.  ...
Who knows what a good investment property looks like? To whom can you turn to get expert advice?   A realtor is a bit like a car salesperson. They know...
The right property isn’t always the one that’s for sale.   There’s an amusing episode of The Simpsons where Marge tries her hand at being a realtor. She has the...
What exactly does the so-called “tenant from hell” look like, and how do landlords end up renting to such people in the first place?   Obviously, sub-par tenants don’t put...
The mysterious bunker unearthed at York University could have fetched $875,000 in the Toronto real estate market. Or so went the joke on social media. The average cost of a...
A former firefighter hopes that new Ontario legislation will prevent the type of tragedy that struck his family a few winters ago. In December 2008, a Woodstock, Ontario family of...