Polls

As a renter, what is your least favourite thing to do?

  • Finding a new rental (72%, 102 Votes)
  • Doing taxes (13%, 18 Votes)
  • Paying bills (11%, 15 Votes)
  • Buying groceries (4%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 141

Start Date: April 13, 2023 @ 4:57 pm
End Date: No Expiry

As a landlord, what is your biggest concern with the rental industry's current state?

  • Rising interest and mortgage rates (61%, 93 Votes)
  • Securing tenants who can pay for rent (25%, 39 Votes)
  • Economic downturn (7%, 11 Votes)
  • Other (4%, 6 Votes)
  • Extended vacancy periods (2%, 3 Votes)
  • Data privacy (1%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 153

Start Date: November 17, 2022 @ 11:34 am
End Date: No Expiry

As a landlord, what part of the rental process do you spend the most time on?

  • Find: market & attract tenants (30%, 10 Votes)
  • Collect: receive rent payment (21%, 7 Votes)
  • Research: how to price & list rental (15%, 5 Votes)
  • Screen: do background/credit check on tenants (15%, 5 Votes)
  • Communicate: respond & arrange viewings (12%, 4 Votes)
  • Enforce: make sure tenants follow agreement (6%, 2 Votes)
  • Sign: create rental agreement (1%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 33

Start Date: November 17, 2022 @ 11:32 am
End Date: No Expiry

As a landlord, what is your biggest worry about renting?

  • Property damage (28%, 75 Votes)
  • Eviction (26%, 68 Votes)
  • Late rent payments (26%, 68 Votes)
  • Legal troubles (9%, 23 Votes)
  • Vacancies (7%, 18 Votes)
  • Other (4%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 264

Start Date: November 17, 2022 @ 11:31 am
End Date: No Expiry

As a renter, what is the most frustrating part of renting?

  • High rent prices (51%, 261 Votes)
  • Fake listings (15%, 79 Votes)
  • Unresponsive landlords (12%, 62 Votes)
  • Not enough rental options (10%, 51 Votes)
  • Credit checks (9%, 45 Votes)
  • Other (3%, 16 Votes)

Total Voters: 514

Start Date: November 17, 2022 @ 11:30 am
End Date: No Expiry

As a renter, what do you care the most about when renting?

  • Price (45%, 53 Votes)
  • Location (36%, 42 Votes)
  • Amenities (8%, 9 Votes)
  • Pet-friendly (7%, 8 Votes)
  • Other (3%, 3 Votes)
  • Flexible lease terms (2%, 2 Votes)
  • Convenient payment options (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Parking (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 118

Start Date: November 17, 2022 @ 11:14 am
End Date: No Expiry

As a renter, what is the first thing you look at when browsing a listing?

  • Price (51%, 99 Votes)
  • Location (27%, 53 Votes)
  • Photos (14%, 27 Votes)
  • Listing description (5%, 10 Votes)
  • Other (3%, 5 Votes)
  • Landlord/Property Manager (0%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 195

Start Date: November 17, 2022 @ 10:34 am
End Date: No Expiry

As a landlord, which part of the rental process do you find most tedious?

  • Tenant screening (42%, 489 Votes)
  • Leases and addendums (28%, 324 Votes)
  • Rental laws to abide by (20%, 229 Votes)
  • Marketing and getting enough leads (10%, 132 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,174

Start Date: October 1, 2021 @ 11:32 am
End Date: No Expiry

When do you typically start looking for rentals?

  • 2-3 months before my lease expires (43%, 301 Votes)
  • 1 month before my lease expires (27%, 192 Votes)
  • 4-6 months before my lease expires (20%, 140 Votes)
  • Right before my lease expires (10%, 68 Votes)

Total Voters: 701

Start Date: April 21, 2021 @ 10:33 am
End Date: No Expiry

Why did you leave your last rental?

  • Rent too high $$ (35%, 134 Votes)
  • Other (27%, 101 Votes)
  • Wanted an upgrade (22%, 85 Votes)
  • Job relocation (16%, 61 Votes)

Total Voters: 381

Start Date: November 17, 2020 @ 2:16 pm
End Date: No Expiry

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