Finally saying goodbye to your landlord? Not so fast, first-time homebuyer!

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You’ve scrimped and saved and finally, finally, you have enough to buy your first home. You won’t have to ask anyone if you can paint the walls (you can use any colour you want), or change the flooring (no more … Continue reading

Preventing “He Said/She Said” When the (Rental) Relationship Is Over

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It’s an exciting day! Finally—after spending hours updating and prepping your investment property; placing, monitoring and answering your ads; and slogging through and pre-screening dozens of applications—you’ve selected one and are handing over the keys to your rental unit. What’s … Continue reading

Ditch the drama and avoid the exhaustion of moving day

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“Flexible” has become the new corporate buzzword, but flexibility can benefit your personal life, too. The key to starting a new lease with less worry, stress and aggravation is flexibility. If you’re looking for a new place to rent and … Continue reading