Industry Trends for Property Management in 2021



This past year has been especially difficult for property managers and the industry as a whole. Not only have they had to look after their own personal health and safety but they are also tasked with the difficult responsibility of preventing the spread of COVID-19 within their prope…

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Top Rental Listing Sites for Property Managers in 2021



Remember the days of purchasing an ad in your local newspaper advertising your rental listings? Unfortunately, we do. It’s hard to believe that it hasn’t even been more than 20 years since the most cost-effective promotions came from local news. However, as we are all aware, times ch…

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4 Easy Rental Property Summer Landscaping Tips

After receiving another (hopefully final) blast of winter, our minds have been counting down the days we can head down to Parksville or Qualicum Beach after work, go for a swim in the river, play volleyball or do virtually anything without freezing our faces off!


One thing we notice all…

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How to Write a Rent Increase Letter

Leasing season is just around the corner and if you haven’t decided if you should be increasing your rent, you’ll need to ensure you’re providing your tenants an appropriate amount of notice as soon as possible.


On average, the annual rental prices increase between 3-5%. However, due to…

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The Importance of Pre Screening Tenant Inquiry Calls

One of the most important tasks you can do as a property owner or manager is to screen tenants applying for residency in your building. As we know, the key to make your rental property profitable is with the help of quality tenants who you can trust to take care of the property. 


Our t…

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How Much Should You Charge Renters for Property Damage?

Dealing with property damage is a naturally occurring part of the property management business. Whether you’re managing rental properties, commercial properties, or looking at developer services, you will need to accept the very real possibility that you will very likely face property damage at …

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Quick Tips to Streamline Your Filing Process for Tax Season

It is with great displeasure we are tasked with reminding you all that tax season is upon us. This is a time where everyone, both professionally and personally, begins to simultaneously channel a minor headache when they even remotely think about their finances. Although we are not certified p…

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7 Security Tips to Keep Your Rental or Commercial Property Safe



If there is one thing we can all agree on, theft and destruction are equally problematic. Not only does it have a financial cost associated with resolving the issue, but it is also a massive red flag for potential tenants. The one saving grace is that with a few simple updates to your prop…

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5 Tips to Pick the Right Commercial Property Manager For You





Believe it or not, Commercial Property Managers regularly become mistaken for Residential Property Managers. Although both manage properties, these two types of individuals have a massive difference in the actual type of work involved. Some of the differences include complex leases…

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Brace Yourselves, Winter Is Still Coming…


If you thought your community across Vancouver Island was in the clear from the raging winter storms this season, think again. Recent weather forecasts are all in agreement that we will be receiving a snowfall on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday this week. Despite these reports approximating 2-…

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