THE TENANT HANDBOOK: ENDING YOUR TENANCY

Written • Wednesday, Sep 03, 2014 •

Have you ever tried to end your tenancy early? Perhaps you wanted to move into a new apartment or got a new job in a different city that required you to move before you lease expired...you approach the landlord and politely

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THE TENANT HANDBOOK: PRIVACY

Written • Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 •

Have you ever gotten out of the bathroom after a great long shower only to find your landlord standing in the hallway showing prospective tenants your apartment? 

NO? 
Good, that would be

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THE TENANT HANDBOOK: REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE

Written • Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 •

Its 8am, you slept in a little late and you only have an hour to get to work.  You quickly jump in the shower only to shout out in horror as there is no hot water, not even warm

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THE TENANT HANDBOOK: RENT

Written • Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 •


There are a lot of misconceptions regarding rent. Many tenants are uncertain regarding how much a landlord can legally charge and how frequently they can increase rent once they have moved in. With the Tenant Handbook Series we have already covered

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The Tenant Handbook: Tenant Rights

Written • Tuesday, Aug 05, 2014 •

Tenant Rights

Whether you are a new or existing tenant it is imperative that you understand your rights as a tenant. Doing so will ensure that you are not taken advantage of. Unfortunately, many renters are not aware of their rights

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The Tenant handbook: before you agree to rent

Written • Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 •

You have found your dream apartment and you are excited to move in. Before you agree to rent you must be aware of your rights and responsibilities as a tenant and those of the landlord.  Being informed about your rights, duties and responsibilities

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The Tenant Handbook: An Introduction

Written • Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 •

To further educate tenants we are releasing a ‘Tenant Handbook Series’ covering the important topics all tenants must be aware of. This guide will specifically be aimed for Ontario renters as it is based on the ‘Residential

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Combine Several Search Methods

Written • Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 •

Combine Several Search Methods

One of the common mistakes that I notice most prospective tenants make when searching for a new place to live is that they rely solely on one method of search to find their apartment. Doing so is

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Determine Your Top Priorities

Written • Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 •

It’s time for you to start looking for a new place to live. You have some big decisions to make, not only must you narrow down the location, but you must also narrow down the building and unit with in your

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Start Your Apartment Search Early

Written • Wednesday, Jul 02, 2014 •

You have decided its time to start searching for a new place to live. How do you know when to start looking? Should you give yourself two weeks, a month, two months?

It’s always best to start your search early.

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Top 10 Apartment Hunting Tips

Written • Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 •

So it’s time to start searching for a new place to live. You’re excited about the possibilities, a new location, shorter commute to work, a larger space…Whether this is your first time moving or your 20th it is important to have

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10 Reasons You’ll Love Proof.it! #1 We Value the “Distinguishing Factor”

Written • Friday, Apr 04, 2014 •

So what is the “Distinguishing Factor”? Let me start off with an example: You are perusing the internet for a new place to live. You find two ideal places to live in. Both of these places are one bedroom apartments in

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