Are Granny Flats the Next Big Thing?

Are Granny Flats the Next Big Thing?

So-called “Granny Flats” might just be the next big trend in real estate rentals. Formally called “Accessory Dwelling Units” (ADUs) and more informally known as “mother-in-law apartments”, these homes were given their nicknames on the basis of their small...
Best Practices for Landlords

Best Practices for Landlords

No landlord wants to keep a flaky client. Every investment property owner counts on their tenants to pay their rent in full and on time – otherwise, they have no way of making a profit off of owning and renting out the building. A landlord’s choice of tenant...
Should You Rent or Buy? Pros and Cons

Should You Rent or Buy? Pros and Cons

Owning a home has long stood as a milestone for success. Real estate agents and individuals alike encourage young families and individuals to take on the challenge of finding and buying a home as a way to mark their entry into professional and social maturity....
How to Rent an Apartment for the First Time

How to Rent an Apartment for the First Time

There are certain benefits to renting an apartment instead of buying a home, including free maintenance, access to communal facilities and no long-term commitment. However, it’s important for prospective tenants to choose the right apartment. The following tips...
Common Rental Terms Every Tenant Should Know

Common Rental Terms Every Tenant Should Know

Property descriptions can be difficult to muddle through, especially for first-time or young applicants. When it comes to apartment rentals, there are a number of terms that get thrown around; here, I provide a few handy definitions and explanations to help newcomers...