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Hamilton Landlords – The Importance of Tenant Screening and Credit Checks

June 6th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Credit Checks, Hamilton Landlords, Ontario Landlord Credit Check

  Hamilton Landlord Says She Was Forced To Sell Her Rental Property After Bad Tenants Stopped Paying for 8 Months! We’re read lots of stories about bad tenants causing problems for Ontario Landlords before. Just last week the Toronto Star published a story about a person they call a “Tenant From Hell.” This tenant is […]

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Renting to Students in Hamilton (Part 1)

March 17th, 2014 · Comments Off on Renting to Students in Hamilton (Part 1) · Hamilton District and Apartment Association, Rent to Students Hamilton

  Is Renting to Hamilton Students Your Next Investment? Things are looking up for Hamilton landlords in 2014. Many landlords seeing some very sweet appreciation of our rental properties. Since so many of us focus on cash-flow, seeing our rental properties go up in price is amazing news in case we want to sell or […]

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Hamilton Landlords: 2014 Rent Increase

January 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment · 2014 Rent Increase, Hamilton Landlords

  How Much Can Hamilton Landlords Raise the Rent in 2014? The past year was a dramatic one for residential property investors in our city. It saw Hamilton landlords to come together to fight against a proposed bylaw that we knew would hurt both good landlords and good tenants. Landlord licensing was defeated in Hamilton […]

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Hamilton Landlords: Tenant Screening

December 18th, 2013 · Comments Off on Hamilton Landlords: Tenant Screening · Hamilton Landlords, Tenant Screening

Tenant Credit Checks Are a Key Part Of Good Tenant Screening So Make Sure The Checks Aren’t Faked by Tricky Bad Tenants! It was a challenging year for Hamilton landlords in 2013. Fortunately we stuck together and made our voices heard and as the year ends we have lots of optimism for 2014. As the […]

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Hamilton Landlords Win! Licensing Won’t Be Happening (For Now)

October 7th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Hamilton Landlord Licensing

We reported our concerns regarding licensing Hamilton landlords in September. At that time Hamilton City Council was considering a plan to license small residential landlords (while ignoring larger landlords and buildings). We made it clear we opposed the plan. We want our government to be an agent for promoting growth and success for our city […]

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Hamilton Landlords – How to Find Good Tenants (With Landlord Licensing Looming!)

September 2nd, 2013 · 2 Comments · Hamilton Landlord Licensing, Tenant Screening

  Good tenants. They are the life blood for the success and prosperity for Hamilton landlords. If you rent to good tenants your mortgage gets paid and business life is good. On the other hand, renting to bad tenants can lead to not only financial problems but also stress, sleepless nights and a long and […]

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Hamilton Landlords Say NO to the City Landlord Licensing Scheme (Because it’s not the right way to go forward!)

August 17th, 2013 · 14 Comments · Hamilton Landlord Licensing

  Do We Really Need A Tax On Tenants Or Are There Better Solutions to Help Our City? According to a report from CBC news the city of Hamilton will soon come up with a new draft of a bylaw to license some Hamilton residential landlords. The government wants this bylaw to apply to owners […]

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Hamilton Landlord and Tenant Problems: Floods, Skunks, Coachroaches and More!

August 11th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Landlord and Tenant Problems, Landlord legal issues

  Neighbours noticed a large amount of abandoned belongings, including furniture and clothes on a Hamilton road this month. Along with the junk were signs reading: Danger Due to Cockroaches and Landlord Refuses to Restore our Hydro. According to a story in the Hamilton Spectator, the belongings were owned by tenants living in the two-story […]

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