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Tenant insurance: what is it and why do you need it?

11 Trustworthy Tenant Insurance Providers For Renters In Ontario

You might have heard of tenant insurance before and thought that it wasn't for you. But tenant insurance can help you secure a rental in Toronto more easily, and — should disaster strike — it can be a lifeline. In fact, the difference between having it and not having it can be life-changing. But what is tenant insurance, and do you even need to get it? In this post, we're going to ...

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Where can you find the cheapest rent in Toronto?

[2021] Where Can You Find The Cheapest Toronto Rentals?

This city isn't known for being the cheapest rent in Canada. In fact, before the market changed after COVID-19, Toronto was consistently the most expensive place to rent in the country. But just because rent has been historically high doesn't mean that there aren't a few places to check for cheaper rent. We're going to look at how much it costs to rent in Toronto in 2021. Plus, we combed through the ...

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Rental market expert tips.

Ask An Expert: Klaus Rode On Toronto Rentals | Century 21

Welcome to "Ask An Expert" where liv.rent introduces you to the folks that know the ins and outs of the Canadian rental and real estate markets. In this "Ask An Expert," we're meeting Klaus Rode from Century 21. He's an expert in the Vancouver rental and real estate markets. He's also a property management professional who has expanded to working in Toronto rentals. Now, he brings a fresh perspective to the local ...

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The average cost of rent in Montreal changes every month.

April 2021 Montreal Rent Report

Rental Trends in April 2021  They say April showers bring May flowers, but this month also brings with it a fresh crop of new rental data. We're going to look at how much rent is in Montreal on the ground. This report, which comes to you each and every month, is based on data from our own liv.rent platform and other listings websites to help our community of renters and landlords ...

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Vancouver's rent report shows you the real cost of rent in the city.

April 2021 Vancouver Rent Report

Rental Trends in April 2021  Spring is here and with it comes new rental market realities. We're taking a look at the true cost of rent in Metro Vancouver with a fresh bouquet of new data for you. You can get the latest updates on the Vancouver rental market straight to your inbox when you subscribe to keep on top of the trends while we continue to see the effects of COVID-19 ...

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The landlord's guide to property tax deductions is a helpful webinar live event for landlords at tax season.

VIDEO: Landlord’s Guide To Property Tax Deductions

It's tax time! And if you're a landlord, you might have a lot on your plate for the 2020 tax year. But don't worry — to help clear up tax confusion, liv.rent was joined by Meghan Chomut, an Investment Property Advisor and CFP® for a live liv.talk webinar that's a landlord's how-to guide to property tax deductions. This informational webinar goes over basic tax principles, COVID-19's effect on your taxes, ...

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Toronto is a big city, but how can you tell which neighbourhood is right for you?

Neighbourhood Guide: Downtown Toronto

Who wouldn't want to call Toronto home? Canada's multicultural mega-city is so diverse that there's a downtown neighbourhood for everyone. In this guide, we'll go over a few of Downtown Toronto's most popular neighbourhoods. Of course, there are lots of neighbourhoods and areas that aren't listed here. Plus, as the city is ever-evolving when it comes to the boundaries between neighbourhoods — including where one begins and the other ends — ...

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Toronto has lots of different neighbourhoods and each of them have a different average cost of rent — which toronto neighbourhood is right for you?

Neighbourhood Guide: Where To Live In Toronto

If you're thinking of calling Toronto home, then you definitely want to get the lay of the land before you pack your bags. Toronto is a huge city, after all, and it's surrounded by sprawling suburbs each with its own distinct character. Whether you're moving to the city for school, work, or just for a change of scenery, this neighbourhood guide shows you exactly where to live in Toronto and will ...

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