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BC Landlord Resources is a regional overview of organizations that support landlord knowledge and education in British Columbia. This listicle is a continuation of the promised provincial resources for landlords that I started last week with . …


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Technology has permeated every aspect of our lives, and property technology or PropTech has found a solid foothold in the property management sector.

According to , PropTech start-ups have already raised over $43 billion in funding worldwide since 2012. …


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Will this property cash flow is the most important question when buying a residential rental property? To calculate whether or not it will cash flow depends on a number of factors. Here are three scenarios with general calculations you can use to estimate cash flow.

For simplicity’s sake, let’s say…


In my parents’ generation, a real estate investment consisted of buying a primary residence, paying it off, and selling when it was time to downsize. Investing was limited to buying your home, having a savings account at the bank, and putting money into RRSPs. …


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Alberta Landlord Resources is an overview of organizations that support landlord knowledge and education in Alberta. My initial brainwave was to write a resource listicle for Canadian landlords. I quickly realized it would take me all week, maybe even a couple months, rather than the couple hours I budgeted for…


Many landlords still recovering from the first wave of COVID wonder how the 4th wave of covid affects landlords and tenants.

Following is a quick summary.

Protection from eviction for nonpayment of rent

Protections implemented by the during Alberta’s State of Public Health Emergency at the Federal and Provincial levels from March 27 to May 1…


Are you setting your rental property up for success? Landlords fall into specific categories. I came upon this realization when my husband and I ran a property management business for almost five years.

There are 5 categories of landlords and two levels of profitability that fit into what I call…


The legalization of cannabis has drifted into the real estate industry, leaving many Canadian landlords worried and confused.

Although it’s legal in Canada, it may set your mind at ease to know that where, when, and how it’s used are restricted. …


Test your landlord knowledge to see how many answers you know.

1. You rent your property to three tenants who are friends. All three tenants sign the residential tenancy agreement. Each of the three tenants pays you separately for their third of the security deposit.

Two of the tenants have…


Most people are aware that the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and Privacy Act (PIPEDA) governs the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information within their business dealings. …

Nelda Schulte

Nelda Schulte is a freelance writer based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada who specializes in real estate.

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