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Vernon BC “The best kept secret”

Why Vernon you might ask? I moved to Vernon 12 years ago and here is what I have discovered. Living in a smaller community allows you to, always be first in line, go from one end of town to the other with out seeing a light. Great things about Vernon include two quality lakes, a […]

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The Irony of news

Today I read an article about a citizen in Coldstream that wants to make Polson park safe again. While reading the article I realized that I know this person that started the petition https://www.change.org/p/vernon-city-hall-make-polson-park-safe-again. The weird part is he was the worst tenant I ever had. He owes one of my owners $6000.00. He withheld […]

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Two great artilces for landlords

Found two great articles that can help the investor understand the game of being a landlord. Investors shy away from the rental game because of ; Rent controls – http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/rent-control-isnt-the-solution-to-ontarios-housing-problem/article34753102/ Bad Tenants – http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/landlord-wins-fight-with-tenant-over-vancouver-rental-1.4055670 Both articles can help you understand why people are not getting in. I found it interesting that we have seen a […]

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Are rental properties a good investment?

The Globe and Mail published the below article this last week. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/bc-housing-minister-says-theres-no-fix-for-rent-hike-loophole-yet/article34318028/ The article states tenants are concerned that rent increases should be restricted even more. A landlord was able to get a rent increase higher than the legislated  3.7%. He argued that the rents in his area were higher and he won. The author […]

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