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Tenant Screening Barrie: Tenant Criminal Checks & Tenant Credit Checks

October 30th, 2013 · Comments Off on Tenant Screening Barrie: Tenant Criminal Checks & Tenant Credit Checks · Tenant Credit Checks, Tenant Criminal Checks

  The Key To Being A Successful Landlord is Tenant Screening with Tenant Credit Checks Unfortunately the news story was nothing new for Barrie landlords. Veteran landlords here have seen it all. From tenants breaking leases to leaving thousands of dollars owed. Or leaving the rental property full of trash. What about doing a midnight […]

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Pro-active Barrie Landlord Educates Her Student Tenants On Garbage Disposal

October 1st, 2013 · 5 Comments · Barrie Bylaws

  It’s Time For A Legal Damage Deposit for Ontario Landlords Being a landlord who rents to students has advantages. What type of advantages? Most student tenants have youthful optimism and are busy studying to get high grades, finding part time jobs and (with hormones raging) concentrating on their social lives. This use of time […]

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Tenant Versus Tenant Issues Can Be A Big Problem For Landlords

August 25th, 2013 · 4 Comments · tenant and landlord legal issues

We’ve already discussed our fair share of Barrie landlords having major troubles dealing with their tenants. In case you forgot, take a look at these stories: Barrie tenant fights his landlord twice in one night Barrie tenant attacks the landlord with a knife…and a broom! An Ontario Landlord Story: I Guess We Were Naive Certainly […]

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OPP ask vacationers to watch for fake cottage rental scams (Landlords need to take action too!)

August 15th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Cottage rentals, tenant and landlord legal issues

It’s hard to believe there are only a few more weeks of summer left. Still these final weeks before school starts and the weather gets chilly are prime time for vacationers to go to the cottage. Every year people in our area welcome thousands of people who decide to rent a cottage to enjoy time […]

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Smoking To Be Banned Inside Grey County Housing Units

August 3rd, 2013 · 2 Comments · Grey County landlord

 (There used to be a generic ‘no smoking’ sign…it was just like a million others out there, but actually uglier than most) New Smoking Ban Starts In 2014 According to an article in the Owen Sound Sun Times Grey County owned rental buildings will ban smoking inside units designed for residential use. This was prompted […]

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Barrie Landlord Attacked By Tenant With a Knife…and a Broom!

May 16th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Barrie Landlords Help and Advice

There was an amazing story about a Barrie landlord attacked by a knife and broom in a report at This is not the first warning we have made for Barrie and other landlords. The report was made widely known by a homepage story by the Ontario Landlords Association According to the report Barrie police […]

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