July 24

How to protect yourself against Online Rental Property Fraud

As Rent Relay’s electronic rent service becomes more popular, we’re pleased to see a spike in client inquiries. However, we’ve found out that our company’s name has been used in a Craigslist and Kijiji rental scam. We wanted to quickly provide this post to help the public become aware of the risk and protect themselves against rental property.

February 17

Frankly Speaking Feng Shui

Before we start, a distinction should be made between traditional Feng Shui, which dates back six thousand years, and the modern form that has developed in the West. Traditional Feng Shui consists of a collection of rules which are designed to optimize the ebb and flow of energy (chi) in bodies and objects for peak tranquility. Imagine the.

December 4

Impress the Landlord: Tips for the First Time Tenant

Whether you are coming from overseas to live in Canada, or you’re simply leaving the nest for the first time, it can be tough to navigate the waters of renting your first apartment. When you do, there are a few things you should know. First of all, you need to understand that property managers are looking for.

April 12

Cheque Fraud Foiled With Electronic Rent Payments

According to CIBC, cheque fraud in Canada costs North American business more than $20 billion CAD every year. Residential property management is an industry that still  favours accepting cheques and cash for rent payments and therefore property managers are at greater risk of being defrauded than the average person. Even obtaining a series of post-dated cheques is.