Category Archives: Landlording

Confiscation of property

Karen Selick: The law will confiscate your property if you can’t make your tenants behave. Sad, but true. Infuriating, but true. In Ontario, and in many other provinces as well, the law can and will confiscate a landlord’s property if … Continue reading

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A little extreme, perhaps

Happened to see this article on my Facebook wall today: Rental dispute leads to Edmonton home being torn apart The tenant, apparently, didn’t pay rent for June – and the landlord allegedly first removed the front door of the house, and … Continue reading

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Troublefree landlording

As you can see, I haven’t posted on this blog in awhile. Like as in since last May! My bad!! Lots of issues in the news and so on that I could have should have written about over that time … Continue reading

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Comments & Misconceptions

Oh well, now THAT is annoying! Went back to catch up on the discussion on the Nina Willis article on the TO Star site…. lots I would have liked to respond to (in addition to the ones I already had, … Continue reading

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Nina Willis again

Nightmare tenant Nina Willis battling with new landlord, Emily Mathieu, Toronto Star, 30-May-14; Am so glad that the Toronto Star continues to keep track of what is going on with this woman – although I’m quite sure that Willis herself … Continue reading

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One Down!

Closing on our Peterborough house today!! Just waiting for the lawyer to call and let us know the cheque is ready. One step closer to not having to deal with the craptastic system in Ontario any more. Thinking about landlording? … Continue reading

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SO frustrating

So … our tenant from hell has moved out…. several weeks ago, according to what we’re hearing. Unfortunately, she seems to have forgotten a few things.  Tons of garbage and other assorted bits, a cat, a dog…. oh yeah…and – … Continue reading

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Have you seen the mess the freeman-on-the-land left behind?

I watched the tour on CTV …. wow! She got off awfully easy. I am, as a matter of fact, quite jealous. We’ve been talking to realtors and various contractors about our rental property in Peterborough … gathering quotes, figuring … Continue reading

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Another one bites the dust

So ….even though we were just there on Wednesday, hubby went to ~visit~ our house in Peterborough again today….surprise! We can do that because, according to the tenant agreement, the attic apartment has never been theirs… it is not included … Continue reading

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SO frustrated!!!!

Read yet another report about poverty and housing issues… this one by the Wellesley Institute. The report is called Poverty is a Health Issue: What to look for in the next Poverty Reduction Strategy and is available online – or … Continue reading

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