Mercury Is Rising

The mercury is rising and summer is around the corner! The long, hot days of summer will be here before you know it. This means you should start thinking about how your cooling system will keep up with the warmer weather. When was the last time you checked your A/C unit? If it has been…

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Long Weekend Ahead

With the “unofficial” start to summer this weekend I am changing things up a little and talking BBQ!  If the weather co-operates this long-weekend I expect many of you, like me will be flipping and grilling!  Last week’s amazing temperatures may have had you flipping burgers but have you done a good cleaning and safety…

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Put a Little Spring in Your Property!

Do you find yourself reciting “April Showers bring May flowers” this time of year?  Hopefully Mother Nature has no more “snowy” surprises for us.  As much as we dislike the rain that April is known for, it is so important. It is nature’s way of cleaning and ensuring everything is ready and able to grow,…

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Semi-Annual Maintenance for Busy Landlords

You’ve probably heard me say this many times before, however Maintenance will make you or break you as a self-managing landlords. In fact, the #1 reason why tenants move is due to maintenance, or lack thereof. With the changing of the seasons, comes ensuring your rental inspection checklist gets your rental ready for winter or…

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Top 7 Maintenance Tips in 7 minutes of less…

You’re probably noticed that this month we’ve been focusing on the importance of maintenance. It’s something we’ve built the foundation of our company on. However, let’s be honest, we all get busy and things often tend to get lost in the shuffle. However, your house should be like your car and regular tune ups are…

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Be Winter Ready…

The month of October brings the cooler weather, warm cozy sweaters and the dreaded winter months. If you’re anything like us, you also think about what you need to do to get your own personal residence ready for winter. But what about your rental properties? As a real estate investor, we know preventative maintenance is…

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How often should I inspect my rental property?

Inspecting your rental property is one of the key tasks you should be doing on a regular basis. Believe it or not a lot of investor simply sign the lease, hand over the keys and only return to the property when the tenant moves out. Even with reliable tenants, it’s still a good idea to…

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A few easy steps to help prevent pests!

As Winter keeps inching closer and closer, the likelihood of little critters trying to get inside increases!  Some people are fascinated by bugs and critters, and some are creeped out by them, but either way, everyone agrees that they should not be invading your home or rental property.  Property maintenance is so much more than…

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Be Winter Ready….

As a real estate investor, we know preventative maintenance is important to you, however sometimes there just isn’t enough hours in the day to complete all of those tasks. However, preventative maintenance isn’t exactly a task we should be skipping, mainly because these simple tasks have a way of coming back and biting us if…

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