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Landlord Dashboard: Digital Tools for Landlords & Property Managers

liv.rent's Landlord Dashboard offers landlords and property managers an efficient way to view, track and manage their property listings, tenant applications and contracts. The intuitive, simple interface provides a comprehensive, single view of all rental data that matters to you - essentially, a digital landlord toolkit to simplify your lives. In addition, landlords and property managers can benefit from key insights like rent price and applicant ...

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Homeowner’s Guide to BC Taxes: Property Tax, Empty Homes & Speculation Tax, GST and PST

For home owners and landlords, the cost of ownership extends far beyond the price paid for a property. It may include maintenance, repair and renovation costs but it ALWAYS includes a variety of federal, provincial and municipal taxes.  This guide will explain all the taxes that may apply to your property. If you know what you are after, jump ahead: Goods and Services Tax (GST)   Provincial Sales Tax (PST) Property Transfer Tax Property ...

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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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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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5 Reasons Landlords Should Leverage Liv Score™

Perhaps the biggest challenge for landlords is identifying which applicant will be a reliable, respectable tenant. In order to do this, some screening needs to take place during the application process. Thankfully, the liv.rent team identified this pain point and developed the Liv Score™ feature to help landlords screen and compare potential tenants in a fair and meaningful manner. What is a Liv Score™? The Liv Score™ is an intelligent rating ...

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How To Become Verified On liv.rent

As part of our ongoing efforts to build a trusted rental community, we have verification processes in place to verify every landlord and property manager profile and listing. Renters must also verify their profile once they start applying to listings. This article provides a step-by-step tutorial on how renters and landlords can verify their profiles and listings. Jump to each section below: How To Verify Your Renter ProfileHow To Verify Your ...

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Feature Update: View Rental Listings Online With Video Tours

As a landlord or tenant, conducting viewings during the COVID-19 pandemic has become a challenge. In many jurisdictions, viewings have been canceled completely. Thankfully, our latest digital feature can help landlords adjust to a rental market that is rapidly shifting online. Our new video tour feature reduces the need for in-person viewings and enhances your property listings. Unlike static images, videos will give prospective tenants a better spatial understanding of ...

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Property Manager Spotlight – Global Education City (GEC)

Spotlight Series Our Spotlight Series highlights the experiences of Metro Vancouver property managers and tenants. Each post explores their property management approach and challenges and, more specifically, how they are using and benefitting from the liv.rent platform. This profile is different from others in the series as it is the first one we are running during the current pandemic. Like all businesses, GEC has had to adjust to the new environment. Thankfully, ...

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Property Manager Spotlight – Eagleson Properties

Spotlight Series Our Spotlight Series highlights the experiences of Metro Vancouver property managers and tenants. Each post explores their property management approach and challenges and, more specifically, how they are using and benefitting from the liv.rent platform. Eagleson Properties Eagleson Properties Ltd. is a vibrant, boutique property management brokerage providing quality service to investment owners in the Lower Mainland (Greater Vancouver). With over 10 years of property management experience, they take the service ...

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Landlord Guide: Rental Property Rules

When renting out your property, it is absolutely crucial that you carefully think through a set of rules for your tenants. Many of these should be reflected in the Lease Agreement providing as much detail as possible to avoid any ambiguity. Ultimately, this will help you avoid conflicts with your tenants and, hopefully, preserve the condition of your rental property.  Top 12 Considerations when setting Rental Property Rules We’ve outlined the ...

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