Moving and Address Change Guides

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.
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Rentals Tips in Canada
In general, your rent payment and household-related expenses shoul...
Starting a Tenancy in B.C
Before renting a property, landlords and tenants should be familia...
To-do list before you move
When you are going to finally move to a new home you better plan t...
What are your rights if your rent goes up?
When can a landlord increase the rent and what is the maximum allo...