Rentals Tips in Canada
In general, your rent payment and household-related expenses should not be higher than 30% of your gross household income. Your gross household income is all income you receive before taxes and deductions. For example, if your gross pay is $4,000 a month, try to limit your housing costs to $1,200 a month or less.
Starting a Tenancy in B.C
Before renting a property, landlords and tenants should be familiar with the rules and regulations that govern how residential properties or units are rented in B.C.
To-do list before you move
When you are going to finally move to a new home you better plan this change beforehand.
What are your rights if your rent goes up?
When can a landlord increase the rent and what is the maximum allowable amount?
How should you pay your rental deposit?
A security deposit – often referred to as a “damage deposit” – is money that a landlord collects at the start of a tenancy and holds until the end of the tenancy.
How does the Rent to Buy scheme work?
When a seller advertises that he will consider doing a rent-to-own deal, he will be looking for someone to lease the house with two contracts.
Most Common Moving Mistakes
Moving to a new home involves so many tedious tasks and crucial decisions that it can be easy to overlook an important aspect of the relocation process — and lose lots of time and money as a result.
10 Apartment-Finding Questions You Shouldn’t Forget
It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of looking for a new place. But here are 10 apartment finding questions you want to remember to ask.