Landlord Services Including Legal Advocacy Involving Various Residential Tenancy IssuesPage last modified: March 25 2022
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How Often Can Rent Be Increased?
Rent Can Be Increased Once Per Year. The Landlord Must Provide Ninety (90) Days Proper Notice. There Are Some Exceptions.
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A landlord faces many unique legal issues. DK Legal Practice appreciates these challenges and strives to offer knowledgeable advocacy representation involving issues arising out of the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006, S.O. 2006, Chapter 17 as well as the applicable case law. DK Legal Practice is experienced in providing help to residential property landlord clients by helping each client to understand the responsibilities of a landlord as well as to recognize the proper steps necessary to preserving and protecting the rights of a landlord.
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DK Legal Practice offers legal help to landlords with a variety of legal issues including matters arising from tenant disputes involving various forms of housing such as single-family dwellings, basement apartments, multi-residential high-rise buildings, among others.
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A landlord may keep, sell, or dispose of, the abandoned belongings of a former tenant; however, the rights and duties imposed upon a landlord differ depending...Learn More
Abuse of Process by Appeal
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What Can a Landlord Ask a Prospective Tenant Who Is Applying For a Rental Unit? A Landlord May Make Inquiries About Rental History, Credit References, and...Learn More
Claiming Undue Damage
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Duties of Sellers or Agents
When a landlord engages a real estate agent to assist in selling a tenanted property, both the landlord and the agent owe duties and responsibilities to the...Learn More
Evicting When Selling
When a landlord wishes to sell a property, in certain circumstances the tenants may be required to vacate; however, the requirements for lawfully evicting...Learn More
Improper Services Withdrawal
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Legal Issues Upon Tenant Death
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Liability of Landlord For...
Surprisingly, a landlord may, in some cases, become liable for injury or damage caused by the animals owned by a tenant.Learn More
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Notice, hours of entry
A landlord must enter a unit between 8:00am and 8:00pm; however, the twelve (12) hour period for entry within which a landlord may enter is without an...Learn More
Notice, rent rate
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Can a Landlord Be Liable For Injuries Caused By Poor Maintenance If the Maintenance Was Outsourced? As Owner of the Premises a Landlord Holds the Care and...Learn More
When a landlord wishes to, or needs to, ask a tenant to leave so to enable the landlord to perform renovations to the rental unit, the landlord is required to...Learn More
Rent Persistently Late
Being a landlord is being in business. Business comes with challenges. The landlord business comes with very unique challenges requiring an understanding of...Learn More
The maintenance requirements imposed upon a landlord per the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 appear as without limit to the triviality of the concern.Learn More
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