Tag Archives: Ontario

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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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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Making Plans

Just talking about our Peterborough house situation today has made my eye all twitchy. Been trying not to think about it too much because it stresses me out, but hubby’s right in that we can’t just ignore it and hope … Continue reading

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Frustrated with OLA Eviction

So … I talk to a lot of people in the course of my travels… I do a lot of the phones & business management stuff for my husband’s pest control company … we deal with a lot of landlords, … Continue reading

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And another article possibly related to landlord licensing?

Next up on my twitterfeed – The Recession & Homelessness in the Waterloo Region. This blog post by¬† Isaac Coplan suggests that significant increases in Waterloo Region may be “due to the lingering effects of the 2008 economic recession” …. … Continue reading

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