Leo Chrenko

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What You Need to Know to Avoid Empty Home Tax in Vancouver

As a residential property owner in Vancouver who keeps a second home or holding it as an investment for rentals, you need to know your landlord …

Real Estate

Sample Properties You Can Purchase with 10k in Savings

Real Estate is a wonderful investment, though, it can be intimidating to get into your first real estate purchase as you often need either 20% down …

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Managing Short-Term & Resort Rental Properties: What You Need to Know

Resort and short term rentals can be a great way to earn money, however, this isn’t a line of work that should be jumped into without proper …

3 Things to Remember When Buying Your First Investment Property

Buying your first investment property can be a major challenge if you just starting out as a potential landlord. Being a landlord is a desirable goal …

6 Small Apartment Amenities to Attract New Renters

As a property owner, you understand that you need to do whatever you can to make your property stand out to renters. One of the best ways to do this …

Rental Property Fires: The 10 Steps Landlords Need to Follow

A rental property fire is one of the things most landlords dread more than anything else. As a rentals fire is less common than other issues …

What to Expect if when Tenant Files for Bankruptcy

The biggest concern any landlord has when finding a tenant is finding someone that is going to pay their rent. However, sometimes problems do come up …

What Property Managers Can Do Before, During, and After Hurricane

This chapter will give landlords hurricane tips for rental properties as hurricane preparations look to be an increasing need given recent weather …

The Dynamics of Collecting Rent: The Do's and Don'ts

As a business owner operating as a landlord, you would understand that the actual sale in your business is the rent you collect. Collecting rent …

Should Landlords Sue if Tenants Post Unfair Reviews Online?

Social media can be both a blessing and a curse for all business owners, including property owners. This gives users a platform to share with …

How Lighting Upgrades Can Benefit Residents and Multifamily Operations

Lighting is essential on any property and the effects of particular lights can have a variety of effects for the people who live at the residence. …

How to Solve the 5 Most Common Complaints from Tenants

The landlord/tenant relationship is vital to master if you are going to have success as a landlord. This article will highlight 5 common complaints …

Can Landlords Charge Renters for Repairs if They Do the House Repairs

In this chapter, I will discuss charging for house repairs. Even if, you as a landlord decide to do the repairs yourself.<p>House repairs can often be a …

3 Steps for Choosing Quality Tenants for Your Rentals

Screening prospective quality tenants is never a desirable thing to do. Very few people like digging into the private lives of others. However, as a …

10 House Amenities You Shouldn’t Have at Your Rental Property

It is difficult to choose which house amenities your property should have. <b>House amenities</b> vary somewhat depending on location and the architecture; …

10 Interior and Exterior Preventive Maintenance for Rental Properties

Preventive maintenance for rental properties is always better to perform than emergency maintenance because spotting a problem early leads to a …

How to Choose The Best Property Management Company

A property manager should be knowledgeable about the rental market in your area and the amenities of your property. Calculating what amount of rent …

Real Estate

How To Find Tenants For Your Rental

After declaring that your property is up for rent, you may be thinking to yourself “How do I find a tenant for my rental property?”<p>With my experience …

How To Get More Guest Reviews For Your Rental

I have seen many rental home owners spend a lot of time and effort on achieving the best location and price for their property. This is important for …

Real Estate

How To Find A House to Rent

<b>How many times have you encountered a scenario where you thought the house to rent was the perfect one for you until a couple of months down you</b> …

Real Estate

12 Tricks To Make A Small Home Look Spacious

If you have a small home there are a number of different things that you can do to make it look bigger than it looks. A good trick to keep in mind is …

Beautiful prefab box is a modern light-filled extension to a historic barn

When the owners of the grade II-listed Hurdle House sought to expand the footprint of their historic English barn, they asked Adam Knibb Architects …

Prefab Homes

Smart pen measures the dimensions of virtually any object

Despite all the technological advances over the years, measuring items in your home still tends to involve old-school rulers and tape measures... and they can be inaccurate if there are curves. Instrumments thinks it has a better way. The team of former Misfit creators is launching the 01, a hybrid …

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What Designers Buy At Ikea

Furniture designers from Design Within Reach, Lunar, Dror, and more tell us what they buy when they go to Ikea.<p>Through its sheer ubiquity, Ikea furniture is often categorized as a design staple, not a design luxury. In fact, if you’re anything like most people, you probably think Ikea furniture is …

10 Houseplants for a fresher breath of air at home

With the amount of pollution witnessed through release of harmful pollutants from automobiles, factories, etc., some people are wanting to spend most …

Change and pain are headed for Canada's housing market

As Ottawa moves to cool the excesses of the housing market, those who’ve benefited from the bubble should hope for the best, but expect the …

The One Thing You Should Never Buy From IKEA

IKEA can be a treasure trove of bargain finds for the home styled with Swedish sensibilities. For the student, the recent grad, or even the …

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How the new housing rules affect your purchasing power

How much home can you afford?<p>Possibly less under new rules unveiled Monday by the federal Liberal government.<p>Starting Oct. 17, all insured new homebuyers must "stress test" their ability to carry their mortgage payments at whichever is greater: the negotiated rate in their mortgage contract or the …

Trudeau: We are watching the housing market closely

TORONTO, Oct 7 (Reuters) - The Canadian government is closely monitoring the country's housing market, which some analysts fear is overheated, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday.<p>"It's something that we are never finished doing, we continue to work very closely with all partners to ensure …