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 December 2022 rent report for Montreal - statistics, trends, data & more

December 2022 Montreal Rent Report

At a glance Average monthly rent in Montreal has fallen by $31 this December, to $1,524 for an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit. The average monthly rent for an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit in The Plateau-Mont-Royal fell -9.13% this month. It costs $519 more to rent an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit in Downtown than in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. Looking for our full December 2022 Montreal Rent Report? Download your copy here to get all the latest insights, including a ...

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liv.rent's December Rent Report for Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta has all the latest statistics, trends, and more from these two cities

December 2022 Calgary & Edmonton Rent Report

At a glance On average, one-bedroom, unfurnished units were $355 cheaper in Edmonton than in Calgary. In Calgary, the least expensive one-, two-, and three-bedroom units can all be found in Northeast Calgary. West Edmonton had the cheapest one- and two-bedroom, unfurnished units this month. Looking for our full December 2022 Calgary & Edmonton Rent Report? Download your copy here to get all the latest insights, including a detailed breakdown by neighbourhood. This December, ...

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December 2022 rent report for Metro Vancouver from liv.rent

December 2022 Metro Vancouver Rent Report

At a glance Metro Vancouver's average rent price for an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit has finally fallen this December, down to $2,227. Vancouver is Canada's most expensive city to rent in this month, at an average of $2,612 for an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit. On average, it now costs $309 more to rent a furnished unit in Metro Vancouver compared to an unfurnished one. Looking for our full December 2022 Metro Vancouver Rent Report? Download ...

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

December 2022 Toronto Rent Report

At a glance For the second consecutive month, average rent for an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit in the GTA has fallen – down $12 since November. Downtown Toronto is now the most expensive place in the GTA to rent one-, two-, and three-bedroom units, for both unfurnished and furnished listings The average monthly rent for an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit in Downtown Toronto is now $892 higher than for the same type of unit ...

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renting out your house with a mortgage: a guide for landlords, by liv.rent

Landlord guide: renting out your house with a mortgage

For many investors and homeowners, renting out part or all of their homes is an excellent way to generate passive income while helping cover expenses. Is renting out your house with a mortgage allowed though? What rules should would-be landlords be aware of? In our latest Landlord guide, liv.rent will walk you through all the steps you'll need to take prior to renting out your house with a mortgage – ...

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rental inspection checklist for landlords including when to perform inspections, FAQ, provincial regulations & more via liv rent

Rental inspection checklist for landlords

Thorough inspections of your rental property at the beginning and end of a tenancy are key to assessing the unit's condition and ensuring you and your renters are on the same page. Taking the time to check and make note of each item's condition not only helps avoid disputes over potential damages, but gives you a clear record of what might need repairs or maintenance so you can prepare accordingly. ...

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Airbnb vs renting - which is more profitable for landlords?

Airbnb vs. renting: which is more profitable for landlords?

Airbnb continues to grow in a popularity as a platform for facilitating short-term and vacation rentals. Serving as an alternative to hotels and traditional B&Bs, short-term rentals have proven an effective way for landlords to earn passive income on their rental property without the commitment of a long-term lease agreement. For the vast majority of real estate investors, maximizing profit while minimizing risks and overhead expenses is crucial. Which strategy ...

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liv.rent's November Rent Report for Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta has all the latest statistics, trends, and more from these two cities

November 2022 Calgary & Edmonton Rent Report

Furnished, one-bedroom units in Edmonton cost an average of $245 per month more to rent than unfurnished units. Calgary City Centre had the most expensive one-bedroom, unfurnished units in the city this November at an average of $1,565 Northeast Edmonton had the most expensive one-, two-, and three-bedroom unfurnished units in the city this month. Our inaugural Calgary & Edmonton Rent Report covers the latest statistics for these two Alberta cities, ...

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case study: renting out your listing in just 24 hours with liv.rent

How a Vancouver landlord rented out their listing in under 24 hours with liv.rent

Nearly every landlord's goal is to rent their listing efficiently while minimizing risks from troublesome tenants and potential vacancies. Knowing where to post your listing, how to attract quality renters, building a solid tenant screening process, and simplifying your contracts and rent payments are key to making your rental process as easy and fast as possible – sometimes taking as little as one day from listing to signing. In this ...

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

November 2022 Montreal Rent Report

Average monthly rent in Montreal has increased by a slight $14 this November, to a new average of $1,555 for an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit. In Downtown Montreal, the average price for an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit rose by 11.07% month-to-month. Ahuntsic-Cartierville is now the least expensive place to rent in Montreal, with an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit now renting for an average of $1,297 per month. The slower winter renting months are now upon ...

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