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New Web Landlord Features Are Out!

Introducing our new Landlord Web Dashboard! To help you run your business, manager your properties, and use your time more efficiently, we have added more features to the landlord web dashboard. Recognizing that managing properties is often done from a computer vs. the palm of your hand, our new web version offers rich functionality that more closely mirrors the powerful tools available in our mobile app. Our web dashboard now allows ...

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Should I Rent Furnished or Unfurnished – A Renter’s Perspective

What’s Better To Rent - Furnished Or Unfurnished? When deciding whether it is better to rent a furnished or unfurnished apartment, there are a number of things to consider above and beyond the rental cost. Generally speaking, furnished apartments are typically suitable for shorter stays or corporate housing (i.e. rent is subsidized by your employer) since they typically command higher rent than furnished alternatives. Furnished Place - Pros: They are move-in ready. ...

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Student Scoop – Unofficial Student Guide To UBC feat. Cody Lo

Welcome to the first of our Student Scoop series - a collection of insider student tips to UBC, SFU, Langara, and more. We tap into the nuts and bolts of student life interviewing student leaders to uncover secret campus corners, besst coffee spots, where to satisfy your late night cravings, and the lowdown on campus and off campus living. Read on for more UBC tips. UBC Quick Student Tips Best Neighbourhoods for ...

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Vancouver Rental Stats – June 2019 Snapshot

Let's dive into this month's rental stats for Vancouver by taking a closer look into average rent prices, renter demographics, and rent changes in Greater Vancouver based on June 2019's figures. The most remarkable numbers this month point to an overall drop in rental rates across the Lower Mainland with Downtown Vancouver seeing a 6.42% drop and Surrey an almost 10% drop (9.82%). Vancouver Renter Demographics In June 2019, again, more women ...

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Toronto Rental Stats – July 2019 Snapshot

Toronto Rental Trends This month we take a look at the state of the rental market in Greater Toronto based on June’s figures. Last month, renters saw some relief with many suburban neighbourhoods posting decreases in rental rates; however, July demonstrates a reversal of that trend except in Downtown Toronto where it did dip. Toronto Furnished vs. Unfurnished Rentals The average rent for an unfurnished one bedroom apartment in July was up from ...

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Vancouver Rental Stats – July 2019 Snapshot

Vancouver Rental Trends Let's dive into this month's rental stats for Vancouver by taking a closer look into average rent prices, renter demographics, and rent changes in Greater Vancouver based on July 2019's figures. The most remarkable numbers this month point to a recovery from June's drop across the Lower Mainland with Downtown Vancouver seeing a 6.9% increase while Surrey rates continued to decline by 7.6%. Vancouver Renter Demographics In July 2019, in ...

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8 Tips To Avoid Rental Scams in Vancouver

FEATURE: ILLUSTRATION BY MARIANA YATSUDA IKUTA As law-abiding and polite as Canadians might be, there are a few bad apples out there who attempt to scam renters. Vancouver is no exception. In fact, given how hot the Vancouver rental market is, it is no surprise that you'll discover that rental scams exist. Finding a place to rent in Vancouver is difficult enough and the last thing you want to deal ...

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Toronto Rental Stats – June 2019 Snapshot

Toronto Renter Stats – Trends This month we take a look at the state of the rental market in Greater Toronto based on June’s figures.  Overall, renters saw some relief last month with many suburban neighbourhoods posting decreases in rental rates. Only Downtown and Vaughan/Richmond Hill saw an increase.  Below is a breakdown of the Toronto rental stats for June 2019. Furnished vs. Unfurnished Rentals The average rent for an unfurnished one bedroom ...

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Vancouver Rental Stats – June 2019 Snapshot

Let's dive into this month's rental stats for Vancouver by taking a closer look into average rent prices, renter demographics, and rent changes in Greater Vancouver based on June 2019's figures. The most remarkable numbers this month point to an overall drop in rental rates across the Lower Mainland with Downtown Vancouver seeing a 6.42% drop and Surrey an almost 10% drop (9.82%). Vancouver Renter Demographics In June 2019, again, more women ...

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Toronto Rental Stats – May 2019 Snapshot

Toronto Renter Stats - Trends This month we take a look at the state of the rental market in Greater Toronto based on May’s figures.  Overall, renters saw some relief last month with many neighbourhoods posting decreases in rental rates. Only Vaughan/Richmond Hill saw an increase - a sizeable one at that (8.3%). Below is a breakdown of the Toronto rental stats for May 2019. Furnished vs. Unfurnished Rentals The average rent for ...

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