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I Am A Landlord

Welcome to TenantsBC. Investing in rental properties can be a great way to provide you with a regular income as well as the opportunity for capital growth. However, it is certainly not passive income. Landlording is hard work, although it can be relatively stress-free if you are organized, disciplined, able can handle conflict and take a preventative approach by smartly screening applicants and having a rock solid rental agreement. This site will provide you with the tools and resources to help you be a savvy, no-headaches landlord. 

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Investing In Rental Properties

How To Get Started In Real Estate Investing

Over 90% of millionaires have made their money through investing in real estate. Learn how to get started!

Advice On Selling Your Rental Property

You’ve decided it’s time to sell your rental property. Learn how to break the news to your tenants with tips on encouraging them to move before you list.

7 Reasons Condos Make Great Investment Properties

Are you considering buying a condo as a rental property? Explore why condominiums are often the preferred vehicle for first-time investors. Download our free Condo Buyer's Due Diligence Questionnaire.

Are You Cut Out To Be A Landlord?

Investing in rental properties is not a passive investment. Ask yourself these 3 questions to see if you’re up to the challenge of being a landlord.

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Know the rules in BC on damage deposits

10 Key Rules On Damage Deposits

Get the rules in BC about security deposits and pet damage deposits at the start and the end of a rental term, and find out if you should be getting interest on the return of your damage deposit.

Rental Terms You Don’t Want To Miss (With Examples)

An addendum is a critical piece of your rental agreement and can mean the difference between a stressful tenant dispute and peace of mind. Here are the terms you should be including in your addendum.

#1 Way To Screen Tenants That Will Make Your Life Easier

Do endless phone calls and messages asking is this still available drive you crazy? Learn what two sentences you can add to your rental ads to make pre-screening tenants so much simpler.

Advice On Selling Your Rental Property

You’ve decided it’s time to sell your rental property. Learn how to break the news to your tenants with tips on encouraging them to move before you list.

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2020 Allowable Rent Increase: 2.6%

Interest on Security Deposits: 0.0% (2009-2020)

Application Fee for Dispute Resolution: $100

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