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

October 2022 Montreal Rent Report

Montreal's city-wide average rent has risen by $44 this October to $1,541 for an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit. The average monthly rent price for furnished, one-bedroom units in Verdun rose 29.53% this October An unfurnished, one-bedroom unit in The Plateau-Mont-Royal now costs $369 more than the same type of unit in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve As peak renting season comes to a close, we're seeing a moderate increase in Montreal's average rent prices – similar to ...

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October 2022 rent report for Metro Vancouver from liv.rent

October 2022 Metro Vancouver Rent Report

Metro Vancouver's average rent price for an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit has increased by just $9 this October, to $2,256. Metro Vancouver renters are now spending 51.37% of their monthly income on rent, considerably above the recommended 30% income-to-rent ratio. All of Canada's most expensive cities are now in B.C., with Burnaby also making it into the top four this October. As we emerge from the peak renting season, average rent prices ...

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

October 2022 Toronto Rent Report

The average rental price for one-bedroom unfurnished units in the Greater Toronto Area has risen $139 to $2,149 this October Brampton now has the least expensive one-, two-, and three-bedroom unfurnished units. The average monthly rent price for furnished, one-bedroom units in Downtown Toronto increased by 13.74% this month. As peak renting season comes to a close, rent in the Greater Toronto Area continues its seemingly relentless ascent, climbing by a further ...

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Should you hire a property management company?

For busy landlords, enlisting the help of a well-reputed property management company can be a huge boon to your rental business and save tons of time spent on day-to-day upkeep. With that being said, though, technology has reached a point where many of the typical rental management duties can be automated using the many rental platforms and apps for landlords available on the market today. The question then becomes: do ...

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the best month to month apartment rentals in Toronto, Ontario by type, location, occupation, and more - plus tips for renting

The best month-to-month rentals in the Greater Toronto Area

There are a number of reasons why renters may seek short-term housing. Greater flexibility, less commitment, or sometimes simply because their work or school situation requires it. Month-to-month leases are perhaps the most common type of short-term lease, and there are usually quite a few options for renters seeking this kind of arrangement – particularly in a major city like Toronto. Still, especially for newcomers to the city, it can ...

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off campus guide to Toronto Metropolitan University formerly known as Ryerson. Best neighbourhoods, tips for renting, and more via liv rent

The best off-campus housing at Toronto Metropolitan University

Toronto Metropolitan University, formerly known as Ryerson University, is Downtown Toronto's third-largest post-secondary institution, behind only The University of Toronto and York University. The breadth of the school's programs and its excellent reputation both within Canada and internationally mean thousands of students move to Toronto each year to attend the school. While Toronto Metropolitan University does offer student residences, a spot in them isn't guaranteed for first-year students, and upper-year ...

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liv.rent's FAQ about rent deposits, security deposits, damage deposits and more in Alberta, Canada

FAQ: Everything you need to know about rent deposits in Alberta

Every Canadian province has its own rules regarding rent deposits. How and when they can be collected, what types of deposits are permitted, and the rules for their return all vary greatly depending on where you're renting, and Alberta is no exception. Whether you're a landlord or tenant, it's important to familiarize yourself with how rent deposits work in Alberta so that you're aware of your rights and responsibilities. To ...

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

September 2022 Montreal Rent Report

Montreal's city-wide average rent has dropped $20 this September to $1,497 per month for an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit. Furnished, one-bedroom units in The Plateau-Mont-Royal increased in price by an average of 15.20% this September. Hochelaga-Maisonneuve is now Montreal's cheapest neighbourhood to rent an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit. For the second straight month, Montreal's average rent prices have declined slightly – breaking from trends we've seen in Metro Vancouver and Toronto. ...

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

September 2022 Toronto Rent Report

The average rental price for one-bedroom unfurnished units in the Greater Toronto Area has risen $31 to $2,010 this September It now costs $678 more to rent in the Greater Toronto's most expensive municipality vs. its least expensive. The average price of furnished, one-bedroom units in Markham has increased +35.21% since August. Heading into the fall, the Greater Toronto Area's average rent prices have risen another $31. The busy summer renting season ...

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September 2022 rent report for Metro Vancouver from liv.rent

September 2022 Metro Vancouver Rent Report

Region-wide average rent prices for unfurnished, one-bedroom units across Metro Vancouver have increased by $71 this September. Langley has the least expensive average rent prices for unfurnished, one-bedroom units this month. On average, Metro Vancouver residents are now spending 39.52% of their monthly income on rent. As we head into the fall, average rent prices across Metro Vancouver have risen higher once again. September typically marks the peak of the busy ...

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