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May 17, 2022
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Top 10 financial Blogs to improve your financial health

Here are ten financial blogs that we thought could be interesting for our Dwello community. We felt that anyone who is financially responsible would appreciate the advice in these columns. None of these blogs is associated with us, so your mileage may vary. But take a look and drop us […]
May 17, 2022
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Tenancy agreements and related resources from Canadian provinces

Here are some resources for operating a residential rental property in the provinces and territories of Canada. Renting resources in Alberta. Residential tenancy agreement in British Columbia Residential tenancy agreement in Ontario Residential tenancy agreement in Manitoba Resources in Saskatchewan Leases in Quebec Residential tenancy forms in Nova Scotia Residential […]
May 16, 2022
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Basic financial reporting for property managers, investment property owners

Property management is more than maintenance. It is effectively business management. A good property manager is the CEO/COO of a corporation, responsible for strong fiscal leadership. State of the business reports: The balance sheet and the income statement There are two reports that they have to sign off on every […]
May 14, 2022
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Containing risk for homeowners and renters due to water damage through a renovation

In November and December 2021, Chubb surveyed US and Canadian homeowners and renters to understand their decisions around renovation projects and potential water risks. The survey results indicate that 53% of homeowners and renters experienced a loss or unintended damage to their home during renovations. How to protect your investment […]
May 12, 2022
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How can realtors & landlords contain the risk of bad reviews to their online reputations

Online reputations are extremely important for realtors and landlords in landing real estate deals. Be it the landlord, the property manager or the realtor, a one star review can taint a relationship with the lessee/renter. Here are some scenarios on why a tenant would leave a bad review. Operational disconnects […]
May 10, 2022
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Grow profits by containing tenant costs in property management

What is a property manager? A property manager is a third party who is hired to handle the daily operations of a real estate investment. These could be investment properties, or multi-tenant high rises, or condominium properties. The real estate units could be rentals or they could be individually owned […]
May 10, 2022
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How NSFs can ruin realtor credibility on new rental sign-ups

This past decade has been a boom period for real estate investors. Real estate agents have done well in the process as well. Despite the income potential, what’s hidden behind the scenes is the effort that goes into marketing and advertising. Realtors rely on good word of mouth to grow […]
May 8, 2022
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Delays at the Landlord Tenant Tribunal costing Ontarians dearly

Between March and July 2020, the province had a moratorium on evictions. The Landlord Tenant Board (LTB), that has been charged with handling rental disputes, did not hear any non-urgent cases. But this moratorium led to a massive backlog and the LTB has 50% more active cases at the end […]
May 8, 2022
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Refugees & other newcomers to Canada arriving to housing scarcity

Refugees and other newcomers to Canada are arriving to housing scarcity. The government is expecting 70,000 Ukrainian evacuees this Spring. Another group of Afghan refugees who supported Canada’s armed forces is expected to land in Canada. This is on top of the expected intake of immigrants and students who may […]
March 11, 2022
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Dwello in the news: New payment solution helps Canadian renters improve credit score

Toronto, March 11, 2022: Dwello Inc announced today the launch of a new rent payment platform. This is a key stage in realizing Dwello’s mission of helping all Canadians get equitable access to credit. Renters can sign up for free to pay rent through Dwello’s payment platform. Their rent payments […]
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