Greg Park, B.A.

Creative Content Writer at liv.rent

Greg is our Creative Content Writer here at liv.rent and brings to the table considerable experience writing for and about the real estate industry in Canada and beyond. He's always on the lookout for exciting news, updates and features surrounding the rental market, and is eager to share what he finds with our trusted network of tenants and landlords. Greg especially loves writing our Neighbourhood Guides as they give him an opportunity to explore the many amazing communities available to rent in on the liv.rent platform. Born and raised in BC, he currently resides in the Riley Park area of Vancouver.

Expertise: Real estate writer, liv.rent Expert

Highlights

  • Versatile Content Writer
  • 2 years experience writing for real estate
  • Expert in educating our audience on the liv.rent platform

Recent Articles

how to screen tenants using liv rent

Landlord Spotlight: How To Screen Tenants Using liv.rent

Tenant screening is one of the hardest aspects of every landlord's job. How can you be certain that the person you're renting to is qualified? That they won't cause problems down the line? Having a rock-solid tenant screening process in place can help eliminate this potentially troublesome variable and guarantee a peaceful and profitable tenancy. In this post, we're going to be hearing from some of our liv.rent landlords on ...

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essential components of an attractive rental ad and how liv rent helps

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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how to advertise property for rent on liv rent

Landlord Guide: How To Effectively Advertise Your Rental Property

No landlord wants their unit to sit empty for long. Even with a month's notice or the expected end of a fixed-term lease, finding quality tenants in time to fill vacancies can be an arduous process. To counter this, we've made this guide to help landlords prepare for the listing or re-listing process and find suitable renters faster. We'll be going over how to research and create effective advertising that ...

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How To Screen Tenants And The Best Tenant Screening Tools To Use

The last thing any landlord wants is an irresponsible tenant. Choosing the wrong renter can result in late or non-existent rent payments, damage to your unit, angry neighbours, or worse — eviction. Having a rock-solid tenant screening process in place is the most effective way for landlords to counter these problems before they arise. So, what can you do to streamline and improve the effectiveness of your screening strategies? ...

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common addendums and how landlords can use them liv rent

Understanding Lease Addendums Part 2: Common Addendums And How To Use Them

Lease addendums are an invaluable tool for landlords looking to solidify the terms of their rental agreement and head off potential problems during a tenancy. In Part 1, we gave an overview of what exactly lease addendums are and how you can incorporate them into your rental process. Now, let's dive a bit deeper. In this article, we'll give you a closer look at some of the different types of ...

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what is a lease addendum liv rent

Understanding Lease Addendums Part 1: What Is A Lease Addendum?

Standard tenancy agreements aren't always exhaustive. There could be any number of reasons a landlord may want to modify or add to a lease, including specifying terms related to pets, smoking, insurance, or rent payment. This is where a lease addendum comes in handy. Experienced landlords almost always include addenda alongside the lease agreement, to ensure they're completely covered for all eventualities. It's hugely important to lay out all of the ...

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montreal rent report from liv rent october 2021

October 2021 Montreal Rent Report

The overall rental average has risen slightly to a yearly high of $1,233. The average price difference between furnished and unfurnished units has grown to $264. Westmount now holds the highest average price for both furnished and unfurnished three-bedrooms, at $2,952 and $2,523, respectively. Moving into October, rent prices in Montreal have seemingly broken out of the yo-yo pattern established over the last six months, and appear to be moving towards ...

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October 2021 Vancouver Rent Report

Rent for unfurnished one-bedrooms in West Vancouver went up 14.53%. Young renters (Under 25) now make up liv.rent's biggest demographic The average difference in cost for a furnished 1 bedroom suite vs. an unfurnished listing is now $172. Last month's sharp increase in rental prices seems to have largely held in most areas, with October seeing few significant fluctuations in price. The largest changes are in West Vancouver, where furnished units fell ...

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October 2021 Toronto Rent Report

Average rent for furnished one-bedrooms in Mississauga is down 16.03% from September to October. Brampton offers the cheapest average rent for everything, but unfurnished 3 bedroom units. Furnished units in Toronto are now $1 cheaper on average than unfurnished units. The slight upward trend in September's rent averages seems to have been an anomaly, as rent in the Greater Toronto Area has once again fallen to its August levels. Overall, there was ...

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renting in canada - how to secure a home before you arrive in canada

Rent In Canada: How To Secure A Home Before Coming To Canada

For many newcomers, finding a place to rent in Canada can be a daunting task. Instead of trying to secure a rental right after you land, a better option is to secure a home before arriving in Canada. In this article, we'll show you how to secure a place in Canada from abroad by doing everything online — search, apply, view, sign and pay. How to search online for a home to ...

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