Kristina Ikavalko

Kristina Ikavalko

Creative Content Creator at liv.rent

Creative Content Creator for liv.rent, based in Vancouver.

Recent Articles

December 2020 Toronto Rent Report

As the winter approaches, Toronto is experiencing an intense second wave of the pandemic and a swath of restrictions intended to curb its spread. With this in mind, we take a closer look at the reported average rent prices for the month of December 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 ...

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December 2020 Vancouver Rent Report

Rental Trends in December 2020  As we enter enter the final month of an unusual year, Vancouverites have grown accustomed to working and studying at home. Businesses have adjusted to COVID-19 restrictions and continue to persevere. As we take a closer look at the reported average rent prices across the Greater Vancouver Area for December, based on data gathered from numerous listing websites and our own liv.rent platform, we see some ...

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FAQ: Tenant Responsibilities when Moving Out in Ontario

Frequently Asked Questions: Tenant Responsibilities when moving out in Ontario Though many are reluctant to move home during the COVID-19 pandemic, life sometimes forces the change. Students return home early, roommates leave, or maybe, a new, attractive rental opportunity arises. For many in Ontario, navigating a move may be new to them. Understanding how to provide notice to a landlord, collect and provide deposits, terminate or initiate a lease, may ...

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Best Canadian Cities for Immigration

People from around the world look to Canada as a safe haven. Known for its natural beauty, multiculturalism, universal healthcare, and an open-minded citizenry, Canada is a coveted destination for newcomers. And due to an aging population, Canada needs immigrants to augment the work force and sustain, as well as grow, the economy. Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, Canada's immigration minister announced an ambitious, new Immigration Levels ...

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Neighbourhood Guide: Burnaby

The city of Burnaby neighbours Vancouver to the east and is the third-largest city in British Columbia (after Vancouver and Surrey). Like most of Metro Vancouver, Burnaby is a dynamic, diverse, multi-cultural city with newcomers originating from all over. Once known as a bedroom community, this city has evolved into a metropolis of its own. With a population of 249,197 residents, as well as many lush parks and expansive community ...

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Virtual House Tours: Beginner’s Guide to Live Streaming

Once again the COVID-19 pandemic is requiring resilience and creativity on behalf of landlords and property managers. As new restrictions are imposed, and open houses and showings are discouraged, many property managers and landlords are turning to creative ways to show off their listed properties. We've created this beginner's guide to help you stay ahead of the game and drive engagement to your listings. Here are our tips, tricks and best ...

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Moving to Canada to the US? Here's everything you need to know about moving in one guide.

2021 Definitive Guide: Moving to Canada from the US

For many Americans looking to relocate, Canada is one of the top choices. Not only do we share a border, but we also share many values and a similar standard of living; however, the two countries differ in other ways that make Canada an attractive destination for renters in particular. In this article, we explore the ins and outs of orchestrating a move to Canada from the U.S. - covering ...

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November 2020 Montreal Rent Report

As the second wave of the pandemic hits Montreal hard and additional measures are imposed to help curb the spread, we take a closer look at the reported average rent prices for the month of November 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 ...

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November 2020 Toronto Rent Report

As the winter approaches, Toronto is experiencing a second wave of the pandemic and a swath of restrictions intended to curb its spread. With this in mind, we take a closer look at the reported average rent prices for the month of November 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 ...

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November 2020 Vancouver Rent Report

Rental Trends in November 2020  As we enter the winter months, more Vancouverites have returned to work and some government COVID-19 supports have ended. With this in mind, we take a closer look at the reported average rent prices across the Greater Vancouver Area for October. 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 ...

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