liv.rent writer sarah anderson

Sarah Anderson, B.A.

Creative Content Writer at liv.rent

A former journalist and long-time real estate writer, Sarah is liv.rent's in-house Creative Content Writer. Responsible for updating the entire liv.rent community on the latest news, updates, and features, she also enjoys writing articles that assist Canadians and newcomers in navigating the local rental landscape. Her favourite kinds of stories to write are the monthly liv.rent reports for Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal because she loves to stay up to date on the latest rental market trends. She lives in Vancouver, BC and enjoys living in the Fairview neighbourhood.

Expertise: Real Estate Journalist, liv.rent Expert

Highlights

  • Former journalist
  • Writing in and about the real estate industry since 2015
  • Expert in educating the public on the liv.rent platform

Recent Articles

Applying for rentals in ontario.

Applying For A Rental In Ontario Part 2: What do you need when applying for a rental?

When it comes to applying for apartments in Ontario, it can take a lot of effort to put your best foot forward. Especially in a hot market where units receive hundreds of rental applications — standing out in a sea of other renters can be challenging. We’re liv.rent and on our platform, we make the rental process easy. When you fill out your profile, called a renter's resume, you can use ...

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Applying For A Rental In Ontario What is a standard rental application

Applying For A Rental In Ontario Part 1: What’s A Standard Rental Application?

Rental applications aren't the easiest things in the world to deal with, but we hope we can make it easier for you.We’re liv.rent, a platform with solutions for every step of the rental process, and we wanted to create a better way to rent. You can subscribe and get the latest updates on the Toronto rental market straight to your inbox. This is part one of our upcoming four-part series on applying for ...

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How to use liv.rent as a landlord.

The Complete User Guide To liv.rent For Landlords & Property Managers

Hello, and welcome to liv.rent! This is our complete user guide to our platform as a property manager or landlord. Whether you manage a large portfolio of rental units or you're just getting started as a new landlord, everything you need to get started and to thrive is in this guide. Bookmark it, email it to yourself, and keep it handy to help you become an expert at streamlining your rental processes. Before ...

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Ask An Expert: Duuo’s Katie Garland On Tenant Insurance FAQs

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 talking to Duuo's Partner Success Specialist. Duuo is an insurance distributor that's backed by The Co-operators, and Katie Garland knows first hand about the concerns landlords and renters have about tenant insurance. She spoke with liv.rent to help demystify insurance and how Duuo's ...

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Gather Coliving Jonathan Chawla

Ask An Expert: Gather Coliving’s Jonathan Chawla On Building Community & Eliminating Vacancy Costs

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. He’s an expert in creating affordable, convenient, and communal renting experiences for people in their 20s while helping landlords of four or more bedroom homes to eliminate their vacancy and turnover costs with his company. Let’s learn more about coliving and how Jonathan’s company uses liv.rent to help ...

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Montreal rent report in June.

June 2021 Montreal Rent Report

Montreal Rental Trends in June 2021  Montreal rent has been making headlines lately, but what's actually happening in the rental market and where is it headed? You can get the latest updates on the Montreal rental market straight to your inbox when you subscribe to keep on top of the trends. We're liv.rent, a platform with solutions for every step of the rental process. This report, which we provide every month, is based ...

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Toronto average rent report for June 2021

June 2021 Toronto Rent Report

This month brings us to the halfway point of 2021, and after we saw a spike in the cost of rent in May, we're excited to share what's happened in the Toronto rental market since then. We're liv.rent and every month, we create these rent reports to share with our community an accurate look at the real cost of rent in Toronto. You can get the latest updates on the Toronto rental ...

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June 2021 Vancouver Rent Report

Rental Trends in June 2021  June has arrived in Vancouver and with it comes a new sense of optimism for the future. Folks are getting vaccinated, shops and restaurants are slowly returning to business as usual, and we're now officially halfway through 2021 which has been yet another challenging year for the city. Even liv.rent is excited for the future, especially after our pay by bitcoin feature launch this month. Riding ...

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How to use liv.rent as a landlord.

liv.rent’s Quick Start Guide: 3 Keys To Listing & Renting Efficiently

Hi there, and welcome to liv.rent! If you’re here, then the chances are you’re a landlord or property manager who’s looking to streamline their rental process to save time and energy. You’re in the right place, and if you invest the time to read this short quick start guide now, you'll be on your way to becoming a liv.rent expert in no time. So, whether you're a seasoned property management professional looking ...

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liv.rent accepts bitcoin payments so renters can pay for rent with bitcoin now

How To Pay For Rent With Bitcoin On liv.rent

The future of renting is here today with liv.rent's new "Pay by Bitcoin" feature available now. You can now add your landlord to the list of "who accepts bitcoin as payment," because renters on liv.rent can pay for next month's rent with the cryptocurrency. We’re a group of renters and landlords who knew there had to be a better way to rent. Today, we use AI, automation, and new technologies to continue ...

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