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Friday, January 10, 2020

Dealing with Bad Tenants | Sooke, BC Landlord Education
Bad tenants rarely start out as bad tenants. During the application and screening process, they can seem perfect for the property. They will have all the documentation you ask for, they’ll answer all of your questions, and they’ll seem like generally good people who you feel good about renting to. You’ll see nothing to i...

Friday, January 3, 2020

When Is the Best Time to Invest in Sooke, BC Real Estate?
Sooke is a community in British Columbia that has all of the economic growth and diversity of a large market but still feels like a small town. It’s community-oriented, friendly, and provides a great quality of life for its residents. For these reasons, it’s always a good time to invest in Sooke real estate.You want to make su...

Friday, December 27, 2019

The Eviction Process in British Columbia | Sooke Property Management Tips
Evicting a tenant is never something that landlords want to do. It’s emotional, time-consuming, and in some cases, expensive. It’s hard not to make the eviction process personal, but you must remain professional and respectful. We always recommend that you seek legal help before you evict a tenant. Even one unintentional mista...

Friday, December 20, 2019

The Investors Guide to the Speculation Tax and How it Works in Sooke, BC
If you’re a real estate investor in Sooke, you’re probably aware of the speculation tax. It is part of British Columbia’s Speculation and Vacancy Tax Act, which received royal assent in 2018. This tax applies to designated areas of British Columbia and isn’t applicable to all rental properties. It’s really on...

Friday, December 13, 2019

Should I Rent or Sell My Property in Sooke, BC?
Deciding whether to sell or rent your property in Sooke is a personal decision that depends on a number of different factors. Whether you’re buying a new home or moving out of the area, you’ll need to determine which option makes more sense for you financially and personally.When our clients talk to us about whether it’s...

Friday, December 6, 2019

Avoiding Vacancies in Your Rental Property | Sooke, BC Landlord Advice
Vacancies are expensive and best avoided when you’re renting out a property in Sooke, BC. We use a number of systems and techniques to ensure the properties we’re managing stay occupied with great tenants. Today, we’re sharing some tips and advice on how to ensure you don’t lose money on long vacancies.Price Your P...

Friday, November 29, 2019

What Makes a Good Investment Property in Sooke, BC?
Sooke is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada, and if you’re hoping to purchase an investment property here, you’re making a good decision. There’s a lot of diversity in the market, and much potential for growth.New investors who are planning to buy their first rental property are as knowledgeable as experien...

Friday, November 22, 2019

How Long Will it Take to Rent My Sooke, BC House or Apartment?
Limiting the amount of time your rental property is vacant will prove to be an important part of your investment strategy. An unoccupied property doesn’t earn any rent, so you want to make sure you get a great tenant in place as quickly as possible.We’re often asked how long it will take to rent out a house or apartment in Soo...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Where is Sooke?
Located on the south west of Vancouver Island,Sooke is 40 km west of the capital Victoria about one hours drive from from Victoria International Airport and the Schwartz Bay ferry terminal,which is approximately an hour and a half crossing time to Tswwassen (Delta).