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What Are The Safest Cities In Canada?

The safety of an area is always top of mind when searching for a new home. Statistics Canada recently released their study on police-reported crimes in 2015. The 2015 report examines the Crime Severity Index (CSI), which measures the volume as well as the seriousness of each crime in comparison to others.
08/02/2016 11:44 EDT

Eviction Rules: Do You Know Fact From Fiction?

Hopefully during your life as a renter you haven't had to rely on the Residential Tenancies Act too much. If that's not the case, you're likely well versed in some part of your rights, but maybe not all of them. Many of us renters rely on hearsay information we've picked up over the years and as it turns out, a lot of it is misconstrued or, in some cases, completely wrong.
07/05/2016 05:08 EDT
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The Journey To My First Rental Home (Was Pretty Rough)

To be frank, I never anticipated the repeated rejection I'd face while looking for a place to rent. I thought my boyfriend and I were a shoo-in. Our combined income is likely more than one individual seeking a one-bedroom unit, we're in our late twenties, full-time jobs, good credit -- why wouldn't a landlord want to accept my offer? It turns out, there are plenty of reasons why, and we saw them all.
06/21/2016 01:33 EDT