Growing Your Property Management Business With These 3 Tips

So you’ve got a budding property management company — congrats! Some of the hardest work is behind you but now’s not the time to rest on your laurels. It’s easy to stagnate if you take your eyes off the road. So what are some steps you can take to keep your property management company growing […] MORE

Is Running a Property Management Company Tough?

Have you ever really asked yourself how tough running a property management company can be? If you did, you’d likely feel overwhelmed. Making a profit can be tough if you don’t know what you’re doing and let’s face it, if it was easy, everyone would do it. There are many things to oversee whether you’re […] MORE

Technology — It makes our lives easier but can it save you money?

With Christmas and New Year’s Eve in our rear-view mirror, January is always a tough month money-wise. But January is also a perfect time to assess what kind of cost-saving measures you can use in your business. The digital world is ever-evolving and every day, new technology is shaping how we interact with the world. […] MORE

How To Be A Better Property Manager

Any person will tell you that being your own boss or working for home requires serious time management amongst other things. As rockstar property managers, we know you’ve got your own secrets for success. But if you’re anything like us, you’re always on the hunt for something to give you that extra edge. Great property […] MORE

6 Ways to Maximize Your Rental Income

Landlords who raise the rent for no reason get a bad reputation. Here are six ways you can maximize your rental income by giving real value to your tenants. MORE

The Branded Landlord, Part Two: Finding & Creating Your Brand

Three simple steps that will totally set you apart from other landlords, so you can find and keep the best tenants. MORE

3 Ways to Use Pendo’s Mobile Inspection App Like a Pro

It’s time to clean out your filing cabinet and move into the digital age with Pendo’s mobile inspection app. MORE

Landlord Diaries: Finding the Perfect Tenant and Setting the Right Rent

Veteran landlord Nina Pak-Lui has a relaxed style when it comes to being a landlord. Her main focus? Trusting her gut and being smart about her costs. MORE

4 Tips to Collect Rent on Time (And Keep Your Cool)

Tired of playing ‘catch me if you can’ with tenants? Try an easier way to collect rent on time. MORE

The Branded Landlord, Part One: 3 Reasons You Need a Brand

Attract better tenants and get more rent by defining what makes your property special. MORE

How Millennials Rent and What They Really Care About

Millennials: to know them is to love them... and if you want to keep them as tenants, there are a few secrets you should know. MORE

Introducing Lease Timelines

Pendo now gives you one dashboard to manage all your leases – spot gaps or conflicts with a glance so you're always on the ball. MORE

Landlord Diaries: Lessons from a Newbie Landlord

First-time landlord Ryan breaks down the time and cost invested in his basement suite rental, and the surprising joy of being a landlord. MORE


What Do Landlord Associations Actually Do for You?

Forget what you know about professional associations. Joining a landlord association could be the difference between success and failure in the property business. Between advocacy, education and major discounts, these are perks worth knowing about. MORE

Complete Guide to Cigarette Odor Removal

  When it comes to stale cigarette odor, even smokers find the smell of stale tobacco in a home offensive. If you are a landlord, it’s likely lowering your property value significantly. Most seasoned landlords or property managers experience cigarette odor related hassles at some point. Whether it’s a tenant complaining about neighbor’s secondhand smoke drifting into their suite, […] MORE

4 Tips to Better Communicate with Tenants

Get some Pendo power!  It shouldn’t be tough or displeasurable to communicate with your tenants. We’ve added a few updates to help you bump yourself to “expert level” in Pendo. Here are 4 new actions designed to help you: Customize your Email Signature Send Rental Application Forms – Fast! View Expiries & Vacancies at a Glance Access […] MORE

Pet Friendly Rentals Means Better Tenants

Pet-Friendly = Better Tenants

Most landlords have probably faced the ‘pets or no pets’ dilemma at some point during their time managing a rental property. Undoubtedly, ‘No Pets Allowed’ could be a dealbreaker for many potential tenants no matter how fantastic your rental space is. It’s a rather sensitive topic and it can definitely evoke strong emotions, both for and against. According to American […] MORE

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Advertise with Elegant Rental Listing Websites

Good news, everyone! Pendo is bringing back the Rental Listing Website feature! Users can now use this great tool to promote their rental properties with property details, lease terms, photos, walk scores, and more! Renters can contact landlords, share the rental listing with roommates, and apply directly using Pendo’s Online Rental Application! Click here to see a sample […] MORE


A New Way to Screen Tenants

Yes, we hear ya. It’s 2016. Time to simplify your life and digitalize everything - starting with tenant rental applications. Pendo's free Online Rental Application form consists of four sections: Applicant Information, Address History, Employment Information, and References & Consent. Applicants must complete all four sections in order to submit their applications. MORE

Reference Questions to Avoid Bad Tenants

Avoid Bad Tenants with these Top 10 Landord Reference Questions

Avoid tenant horror stories. These 10 questions for employers, former landlords and friends should raise any red flags before you have to deal with them. MORE

A Property Manager’s Guide To Getting Rid Of Mould in Rental Properties

Indoor exposure to mould causes coughing, wheezing, upper respiratory tract symptoms, and nasal stuffiness in healthy people, according to Health Canada. The effects of mould exposure are even worse for young children, seniors, those with weakened immune systems, and those facing other medical conditions, such as severe allergies, asthma and other respiratory conditions. In Canada, […] MORE

Safe Heating Solutions That Give Landlords Peace Of Mind

Landlords have to ensure that their properties meet certain standards when it comes to keeping homes warm for their tenants. Some of these options provide more heat, cost less, are more energy-efficient, and are safer than others. It can be hard to get the balance right, but ultimately, the safety of heating a home is […] MORE

Renting Your Property To The Veteran Community

There are roughly 650,000 war service veterans and Canadian Armed Forces Veterans in the country today. Regardless of how long they spent in the military, many veterans struggle to adapt to civilian life. Many are living with service-related physical or mental health issues. Some struggle to find work, while others end up homeless or without […] MORE

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