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Looking under the hood of an investment property

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

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 does a good tenant look like?

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...

Tenants, are you ready to own?

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...

Ending the silence

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...