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Landlord Stress: What Happens When Tenants Don’t Pay Rent?

April 18th, 2014 · Comments Off on Landlord Stress: What Happens When Tenants Don’t Pay Rent? · Bad tenants, Credit Check, rent

Stressed Out Landlord Loses His Mind and Uses a Chainsaw to Collect Rent Owed to Him! There is a crazy story from Reuters news agency of a landlord in German who lost his mind when trying to collect rent from his non-paying tenants. He was owed 13,000 Euros from a couple of tenants in the […]

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May 7th, 2012 · 41 Comments · Bad tenants

The Ontario Landlords Association has a great editorial on yesterday’s Toronto Star report on Nina Willis, the “Tenant From Hell”. You can read the OLA story here. Here is the Toronto Star story for those who missed it along with my commentary: Nina Willis seemed like the ideal tenant. Key word here is “seemed” She […]

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So You Want Your Tenants to Sign a Long Term Lease?

January 18th, 2012 · 5,583 Comments · Bad tenants, lease

What can go wrong if a tenant wants a long term lease from you? It makes sense doesn’t it.  You have a couple who want to rent your place.  They say they want “stability” and would like to sign a three year lease with you. A three year lease?  That’s guaranteed rent for me for […]

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Have you been Threatened, Cursed at, Property Damaged as a Small Landlord?

December 18th, 2011 · 3,650 Comments · Bad tenants

It seems so simple.  Here is the plan: You buy a high quality living space.   You paid for buying the place, you pay the taxes, you have the deed, you painted it, you added the washer and dryer,  you put down carpet, you even put some nice pretty flowers in the flower bed out […]

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