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

liv.rent's August 2022 rent report for the Greater Toronto Area - statistics, data and more

August 2022 Toronto Rent Report

The average rental price for one-bedroom unfurnished units in the Greater Toronto Area has risen $20 to $1,979 this August Furnished, one-bedroom units in Downtown Toronto increased in price by an average of +16.31% this month Niagara falls was the cheapest place to rent in outside of the GTA, with an average price of $1,542 per month for an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit Rent prices in the GTA have increased a further $20 ...

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August 2022 rent report for Metro Vancouver from liv.rent

August 2022 Metro Vancouver Rent Report

Average rent prices for unfurnished, one-bedroom units across Metro Vancouver have increased greatly since July, up $147 from our previous report. West Vancouver is now the most expensive municipality in Canada to rent an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit. Rent prices in Richmond have soared +24.10% this August, making it the third-most expensive city in Canada for one-bedroom, unfurnished units. Average rent prices across Metro Vancouver have unsurprisingly skyrocketed this August as ...

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liv.rent's August 2022 rent report for Montreal - statistics, trends, data & more

August 2022 Montreal Rent Report

Montreal's city-wide average rent has dropped $22 this August, to $1,517 per month for an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit Furnished units rent for an average of just $56 more than unfurnished units on average It now costs an average of $503 per month more to rent in Montreal's most expensive neighbourhood vs. its least expensive Montreal's average rent prices have dipped again in August, falling just $22 from the previous month's average. It's ...

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best neighbourhoods to invest in real estate in Toronto via liv rent

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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What is Ontario’s maximum allowable rent increase?

Another year means the possibility of another rent increase for Ontario renters and landlords. After a temporary rent freeze in 2021, the province's Landlord and Tenant Board has resumed the release of yearly rent increase guidelines, with the latest numbers for 2023 announced in June. For those worried about steep rent hikes though, rest assured — landlords can only raise the rent up to a maximum amount dictated by the ...

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best neighbourhoods to invest in real estate in Metro Vancouver

The 5 best neighbourhoods to invest in real estate in Metro Vancouver

Metro Vancouver is known across Canada for two things: unmatched natural splendour, and high home prices. Rising interest rates may alleviate some of this pressure though, precipitating significant price drops in Vancouver's real estate market, albeit with higher mortgage rates to match. With the city's rent prices still higher than ever, this makes for a great opportunity to enter or re-enter the real estate market – whether you're looking to ...

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interest rates and rental properties what landlords need to know via liv rent

[Updated July 13, 2022] Rising interest rates and rental properties: what landlords need to know

Inflation and the corresponding rise in interest rates are on nearly every Canadian's mind right now. Practically everywhere one looks, there's talk about the far-reaching consequences of these important financial indicators – but how will these seismic shifts affect landlords and real estate investors? Those who own rental properties will certainly feel the impact of Canada's rising interest rates, in a number of important ways. We're already seeing rent ...

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July 2022 rent report for Metro Vancouver from liv.rent

July 2022 Metro Vancouver Rent Report

Average rent prices across Metro Vancouver have dropped slightly from June, down $27 to a new average of $2,029 per month for an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit. North Vancouver has become Metro Vancouver's, and Canada's, most expensive city to rent unfurnished, one-bedroom units. Despite slight drop across Metro Vancouver, average monthly rent for unfurnished, one-bedroom units in the city of Vancouver did see a continual increase of $63 this July. Average rent prices ...

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liv.rent's July 2022 rent report for the Greater Toronto Area - statistics, data and more

July 2022 Toronto Rent Report

The average rental price for one-bedroom unfurnished units in the Greater Toronto Area has risen slightly to $1,959 this July. Rent prices in Downtown Toronto have risen as well, to an average of $2,140 for an unfurnished, one-bedroom. Furnished, one-bedroom units across the Greater Toronto Area are now just $6 more expensive than unfurnished ones, on average. Average rental prices in the Greater Toronto Area have increased slightly this July, up just ...

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liv.rent's July 2022 rent report for Montreal - statistics, trends, data & more

July 2022 Montreal Rent Report

Montreal's city-wide average rent has risen $75 to $1,539 per month for an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit It now costs an average of $166 more per month to rent a furnished unit over an unfurnished one. Average rent for unfurnished, one-bedroom units in Downtown rose +5.31% this July. Montreal's average rent prices have risen sharply this July, up $75 from last month. This is in contrast to recent trends in Vancouver and Toronto, ...

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