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September 2020 Toronto Rent Report

As we move into fall 2020 and the global pandemic persists, we take a closer look at the reported average rent prices for the month of September across the Greater Toronto Area. Based on data gathered from numerous listing websites and our own liv.rent platform, our rent reports seek to identify and share key market data and trends, to help inform and educate landlords and tenants alike. Jump ...

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September 2020 Vancouver Rent Report

Rental Trends in September 2020  As schools reopen and more and more people head back to work, we take a closer look at the reported average rent prices across the Greater Vancouver Area for September. Based on data gathered from numerous listing websites and our own liv.rent platform, our rent reports seek to identify and share key market data and trends, to help inform and educate landlords and tenants alike. ...

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2020 Guide to BC Tenancy Forms

As a landlord, you will need to familiarize yourself with a number of tenancy forms in order to effectively manage and operate your residential rental properties. Beginning with the Residential Tenancy Agreement form but also the Condition Inspection Report and the Dispute Resolution form, these documents will ensure you are performing your landlord duties in accordance with the laws of British Columbia. Below, we shed some light on the various ...

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Immigrating to Canada during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Guide for Immigration to Canada during COVID-19 Immigration, or simply moving abroad for a while, is a daunting process at the best of times. Now, the challenges of immigrating to Canada during COVID-19 are multiplied. However, chances are, for many of you, the wheels to move to Canada were set in motion prior to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Below we've provided some key information and the latest updates regarding ...

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Liv Score™ vs. Other Credit Scoring Systems

For landlords, securing a reliable, respectable tenant for their property is a top priority. In order to do this, some screening needs to take place during the application process. First and foremost, landlords are interested in the financial stability of a prospective tenant. There are a variety of credit scoring systems available that assess the credit risk associated with an individual, and in turn, their viability and reliability as a ...

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TaxBack™’s Guide to Working from Home – Tax Expenses

liv.rent welcomes partner, TaxBack™, to our blog to provide tax-related tips and information to our readers - landlords and tenants alike. TaxBack's™ first post appropriately focuses on the tax benefits available to those working from home. This is a timely topic given that by mid-April, the COVID-19 pandemic had 3.3 million Canadians move out of their regular offices and workplaces to work from home. Though June saw that number decrease ...

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August 2020 Montreal Rent Report

This month, we take a closer look at the reported average rent prices for the month of August across the Montreal region. Based on data gathered from numerous listing websites and our own liv.rent platform, our rent reports seek to identify and share key market data and trends, to help inform and educate landlords and tenants alike. Jump to the following Rent Report sections: Montreal Rent Trends Month-to-month Rent Change Unfurnished Vs. ...

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August 2020 Toronto Rent Report

This month, we take a closer look at the reported average rent prices for the month of August across the Greater Toronto Area. Based on data gathered from numerous listing websites and our own liv.rent platform, our rent reports seek to identify and share key market data and trends, to help inform and educate landlords and tenants alike. Jump to the following Rent Report sections: August 2020 Toronto ...

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August 2020 Vancouver Rent Report

Rental Trends in August 2020  This month, we take a closer look at the reported average rent prices across the Greater Vancouver Area. Based on data gathered from numerous listing websites and our own liv.rent platform, our rent reports seek to identify and share key market data and trends, to help inform and educate landlords and tenants alike. Jump to the following Rent Report sections: Average Rent  Month-to-month Rent Change Most Popular ...

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Renting During COVID-19: A Renter’s Journey

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the way we conduct almost all aspects of our everyday life has changed. New protocols around socializing and sanitizing have re-shaped the way we work, shop, visit friends, and secure a rental. We reached out to a liv.rent tenant, Rosemarie Delos Santos to ask her a few questions about her rental experience during the pandemic. Jump ahead to her experience: Finding a Rental During COVID-19 Rental Communication During ...

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