Happy New Year

Happy New Year

With 2014 almost behind us, I wanted to take this opportunity to send out a heartfelt “Thank You” to all of our clients, associates, vendors, staff, friends and family of Pinpoint Property Management. Without all of you we would not be where we are today, doing what we love and more importantly, we would not… Read more »

Tenants – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Tenants - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Any landlord who has been involved in the real estate rental business for more than a few years has likely come across a tenant disaster, or at least knows somebody who has. One of the most common comments we hear from prospective, current, and former landlords relates to the headaches caused by accidentally renting to… Read more »

So you want to be a Landlord?

So you want to be a Landlord?

There are several factors someone should consider in order to learn how to be a landlord. Figuring out how to be a landlord while minimizing stress and headache from potential problem tenants is not as complicated as someone may believe. It requires a lot of work up front, but it will be well worth the… Read more »

Finding the Ideal Tenant

Finding the Ideal Tenant

Every landlord wants to find the ideal tenant—the person who always pays rent on time, never disturbs others, doesn’t complain or cause conflicts and keeps the premises in better condition than when he or she moved in. While this theoretical ideal may be unattainable, the way you maintain and market your property will affect what… Read more »

Why hire a Property Management Company?

Why hire a Property Management Company?

With investment property purchases on the rise, it’s important to understand and identify the benefits of utilising a property management company. Although it may seem simple and straight forward to find a tenant and collect rent, in reality the simplicity can become complicated, fast. Tenants may cause damage to your property, not pay rent on… Read more »

Achieving your Goals in 2015

Achieving your Goals in 2015

With 2015 just a few days away, the beginning of a new year is the best time to start fresh and get your life moving in the direction you would like it to go. By opening yourself up to new possibilities through goal setting, you will start living the life you want. Many of us… Read more »

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Christmas is a day of giving. This is a time for families and friends to get together and celebrate the joy and happiness the season has to offer. It’s a special time when we rejoice with the ones we love and celebrate our beliefs. For that reason, on this special day we want to express… Read more »

How does EVICTION work?

How does EVICTION work?

Is the eviction process broken and in need of repair or does the process work and is it fair? Here’s how an eviction works: • If the rent is late, the landlords normally wait up to 5 – 15 days before sending out or serving a notice of termination, called the Form N4 in Ontario,… Read more »

It’s SO easy to be a Property Manager! Part 2

It's SO easy to be a Property Manager! Part 2

4. Leasing your property From time to time your property will become vacant and you will need to find a new tenant – preferably someone who will care for the property and pay their rent on time! In Ontario, your tenant will be obligated to provide 60 days notice before vacating. There is a lot… Read more »

It’s SO EASY to be a Property Manager!

It's SO EASY to be a Property Manager!

It’s extremely frustrating to see a number of “For Rent” signs going up throughout the city from companies claiming to be a property management company. Let’s face it, it’s not difficult to walk into City Hall, fill out a brief application and walk out walk out 5 mins later an owner of a property management… Read more »