How To Become Verified On liv.rent

As part of our ongoing efforts to build a trusted rental community, we have verification processes in place to verify every landlord and property manager profile and listing. Renters must also verify their profile once they start applying to listings. This article provides a step-by-step tutorial on how renters and landlords can verify their profiles and listings. Jump to each section below: How To Verify Your Renter ProfileHow To Verify Your ...

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Top 10 Property Management Trends For 2021

Coming off a year that pushed the property management industry to pivot faster than a Toronto Raptor in the final seconds of overtime, 2021 will hopefully deliver more stability. As the industry and the world catches its collective breath, it will consider which 2020 innovations worked and embrace the opportunity to do better moving forward into a post-pandemic future. In this article, we identify the Top 10 Property ...

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Top 10 Tips for Renting an Apartment in Toronto (2021)

It's a renter’s market right now. Toronto, like most major cities in Canada, has an ample supply of rental accommodation available. The impact of COVID-19 pandemic has seen student and immigration numbers plummet; thereby, reducing demand. In addition, travel restrictions and related quarantine requirements have compelled many short-term rentals to convert to long-term rentals. Lastly, a number of developments completed just as the pandemic was setting in, further adding to ...

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liv.rent is Coming to Toronto!

liv.rent is excited to announce our arrival on the Toronto rental scene.  Now landlords and renters in Canada's biggest city will be able to enjoy the security, simplicity and success of Vancouver’s best rental platform! Whether you're a property manager seeking to list and promote a few condos, a recently relocated family looking to rent a home, or a student heading back to university in Toronto, liv.rent makes it easy! liv.rent ...

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Virtual House Tours: Beginner’s Guide to Live Streaming

Once again the COVID-19 pandemic is requiring resilience and creativity on behalf of landlords and property managers. As new restrictions are imposed, and open houses and showings are discouraged, many property managers and landlords are turning to creative ways to show off their listed properties. We've created this beginner's guide to help you stay ahead of the game and drive engagement to your listings. Here are our tips, tricks and best ...

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International Student Guide: Homestay vs. Renting Alone

We’ve partnered with Vancouver-based, international relocation specialists, Vanmates for this article. With services specifically tailored to the needs of international students and young professionals, Vanmates has helped thousands of clients find the right home in Vancouver. Vanmates has cultivated a vibrant, like-minded community of new Vancouverites who continue to support each other long after their move is complete. Sharing our collective knowledge and experience of international student housing and the ...

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September 2020 Montreal Rent Report

As summer moves into autumn and the global pandemic continues, we take a closer look at the reported average rent prices for the month of September across the Montreal region. Based on data gathered from numerous listing websites and our own liv.rent platform, our rent reports seek to identify and share key market data and trends, to help inform and educate landlords and tenants alike. Jump to the following Rent ...

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September 2020 Toronto Rent Report

As we move into fall 2020 and the global pandemic persists, we take a closer look at the reported average rent prices for the month of September across the Greater Toronto Area. Based on data gathered from numerous listing websites and our own liv.rent platform, our rent reports seek to identify and share key market data and trends, to help inform and educate landlords and tenants alike. Jump ...

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September 2020 Vancouver Rent Report

Rental Trends in September 2020  As schools reopen and more and more people head back to work, we take a closer look at the reported average rent prices across the Greater Vancouver Area for September. Based on data gathered from numerous listing websites and our own liv.rent platform, our rent reports seek to identify and share key market data and trends, to help inform and educate landlords and tenants alike. ...

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2020 Guide to BC Tenancy Forms

As a landlord, you will need to familiarize yourself with a number of tenancy forms in order to effectively manage and operate your residential rental properties. Beginning with the Residential Tenancy Agreement form but also the Condition Inspection Report and the Dispute Resolution form, these documents will ensure you are performing your landlord duties in accordance with the laws of British Columbia. Below, we shed some light on the various ...

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