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What to Do If Tenant Left Personal Property Behind – Part 2 of 2

In the first part of this topic, we discussed that there are regulations that govern what a landlord should do when a tenant left personal property behind. Exemption, storage period, and documentation, duty of care have been discussed. Now what if the belongings are not exempt? Then the landlord required to notify the tenant and…

What to Do If Tenant Left Personal Property Behind – Part 1 of 2

Sometimes landlords will find themselves in a situation where their tenant has left behind his or her personal properties in the rental unit after vacating the place. Before you throw all the tenant’s belongings away, you have to determine if they are considered abandoned personal properties or there may be problems when the tenant decide…

B.C. Government Implemented Speculation and Vacancy Tax

Homeowners in Vancouver should know that the city has implemented the Empty Homes Tax in 2018. If it is not declared before the deadline, the owner would be levied 1% of the property’s assessed value and a fine of $250 will be charged each delayed day. Now, the BC government has also implemented Speculation and…

HOW TO SELECT PROPERTY MANAGER

How to Select Property Manager Initial Research The first question to ask when choosing a proper property manager for your rental property is whether the brokerage and the property manager are licensed and insured by REEOIC. This will make sure that you are dealing only with someone who you can trust your property with and…