Feature Update: View Rental Listings Online With Video Tours

As a landlord or tenant, conducting viewings during the COVID-19 pandemic has become a challenge. In many jurisdictions, viewings have been canceled completely. Thankfully, our latest digital feature can help landlords adjust to a rental market that is rapidly shifting online. Our new video tour feature reduces the need for in-person viewings and enhances your property listings. Unlike static images, videos will give prospective tenants a better spatial understanding of ...

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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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The 5 best neighbourhoods to invest in real estate in Toronto

Canada's housing market has been notoriously turbulent in recent times, but there are still plenty of opportunities for savvy investors to make a profit. Particularly in major urban centres like Toronto, demand for rental housing is higher than ever as students and renters in general return from abroad. This makes for a great opportunity to enter or re-enter the real estate market, whether you're looking to purchase your first property ...

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The best off-campus housing for University of Waterloo students

The University of Waterloo welcomes over 40,000 students each year, almost all of whom will live off-campus at some point during their studies. As such, the city of Waterloo and nearby Kitchener have developed a reputation as being student towns – with plenty of rental housing for those attending UW and the many other post-secondary schools in the area. With so many options out there, it can be hard for ...

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The Best Off-Campus Housing For McMaster University Students

Each fall, thousands of new students flock to Hamilton, Ontario to attend McMaster University – one of Canada's most prominent public research universities. While many first-year students opt to live in residence on the university campus, many students, especially those in their upper years of study, seek housing off-campus at McMaster University. In this guide, we'll be covering how to find your perfect off-campus rental home, which neighbourhoods McMaster students ...

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5 Reasons Your Rental Property Is Still Vacant

A vacant rental property is every landlord and property manager's worst nightmare. When your unit is empty, you're not generating any revenue on it and yet you'll still have to cover expenses – not to mention all the potential risks that come with an empty home. Of course, avoiding vacancies entirely is your best course of action, but this isn't always possible. Today, liv.rent will be walking you through five ...

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9 Essential Components Of An Attractive Rental Ad

An effective rental ad is a key part of finding quality tenants fast. The right listing will highlight key details of your unit in a way that piques renters' interest and encourages them to get in touch and apply. Many landlords underestimate the importance of creating attractive rental ads, and later wonder why they're not getting the number of leads they'd hoped for. In this step-by-step guide, we'll be walking ...

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Landlord Success Story: How To Rent Out An Apartment In 10 Days

Welcome to our "Landlord Success Story" series, where we'll be highlighting landlords who have used liv.rent to list, manage, and ultimately rent out their suites. Today we'll be hearing from our marketing manager, Matisse Yiu, on how she was able to find qualified tenants faster using the wide variety of features built right into the liv.rent platform. Hi everybody! My name is Matisse and I work here at liv.rent as the Marketing ...

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[Updated November 2021] Renting 101: Our Top Tips For First Time Renters

Hi there! We're liv.rent and we make renting easier for everyone. If you're a first-time renter, then check out this infographic we made just for you — it'll help you navigate the rental market like an expert. And if you're ready to join us on liv.rent, then you can start your journey off on the right foot! Step 1: Searching for rentals Step 2: How to prepare for an apartment viewing Step 3: ...

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