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Alberta Landlords

October 26th, 2013 · 125 Comments · Alberta Landlords

 Alberta landlords welcome

News, Tips, Advice and Great Services & Tools for Alberta Landlords

We want to say a warm hello and welcome to our site to all Alberta Landlords.

The goal of this site is to help landlords succeed.

We will provide news, tips, and advice from experienced and successful landlords and Alberta property managers.

We will also give you access to the high quality, low cost tools and services from landlords all over Alberta.

Everything from credit checks to criminal checks to high quality documents and manuals.

Great Opportunities

We know the province is growing and more and more newcomers are coming to Alberta to find jobs.

These hard-working people need places to live.

It leads to the vacancy rate being very low.

It’s a great time to be a landlord with so many tenants out there.

Lots of Challenges Too

We’ve heard a lot of stories about landlords facing some big challenges in 2013.

These are stories you won’t see on HGTV’s Income Property Show.

Some of the stories are downright scary and almost unbelievable if the they weren’t true.

Look at a couple of the recent headlines and think what you would do if you were the landlord facing these problems.

(1) Alberta man declares rented home an ’embassy’ to avoid eviction

What a headline. His ’embassy’ really? Yes, it’ happened.

Read all about this incredible story at the Calgary Sun website.

(2) Calgary Landlord Faces Racial Slurs From Tenants He Was Evicting

Another horrible headline you just never want to read.

His tenants thought not paying rent and leaving damages behind wasn’t enough. They also had to leave offensive racial slurs behind.

Some of the slurs written on the walls of the damages rental property.

Read more about this story at the Alberta Landlords website.

How Can You Avoid the Catch the Opportunity of Being a Successful Alberta Landlord and Avoid The Challenges?

In the next few months we’re going to spend a lot of time on this topic.

We will focus on the importance of tenant screening. Handshakes and smiles aren’t enough for landlords any more.

You need to now the laws and understand the methods to rent to good tenants.

It’s also important for Alberta landlords to always do credit checks and criminal checks before renting to someone and handing over the keys.

Let’s Get Started!

Thank you for viewing the site.

We hope you become a regular reader because things are going to be good.

It’s time for landlords from Calgary to Edmonton to Red Deer to Lethbridge and all over the province to begin networking and doing great tenant screening.

It’s time to to modernize the rental sector and educate Alberta landlords on how to succeed and take advantage of the wonderful opportunities and handle any challenges.

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