Navigating the Alberta Residential Tenancy Act

Navigating the Alberta Residential Tenancy Act

Navigating the Alberta Residential Tenancy Act: A Comprehensive Guide for Landlords by the Calgary Residential Rental Association

In the dynamic landscape of residential tenancy, landlords in Alberta are forced to navigate a complex set of regulations outlined in the Residential Tenancy Act. To facilitate a harmonious landlord-tenant relationship and ensure compliance with the law, the Calgary Residential Rental Association (CRRA) offers a comprehensive guide. In this extensive exploration, we delve into the key recommendations for landlords, shedding light on how to best utilize and act within the framework of Alberta’s Residential Tenancy Act.

I. Understanding the Legal Landscape: Begin by grasping the fundamentals […]

The Top 10 Tips for Screening Tenants in Alberta: Your Guide to Successful Rentals

The Top 10 Tips for Screening Tenants in Alberta: Your Guide to Successful Rentals

The Top 10 Tips for Screening Tenants in Alberta: Your Guide to Successful Rentals

Are you a landlord in Alberta looking to find the perfect tenants for your rental properties? Screening potential tenants is a critical step in ensuring a smooth and successful rental experience. At the Calgary Residential Rental Association, we understand the challenges landlords face and are here to provide you with expert guidance. With our top 10 tips for screening tenants in Alberta, you can make informed decisions and find trustworthy tenants who will treat your property with care.

1. Conduct Thorough Background Checks: Before renting to a tenant, it’s […]

Understanding Tenancy Laws in Alberta

Understanding Tenancy Laws in Alberta

Understanding Tenancy Laws in Alberta

Before delving into specific rights and responsibilities, it’s essential to have a grasp of the legal framework that governs tenancy in Alberta. The Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) is the primary legislation that outlines the rights and obligations of both landlords and tenants in the province. The RTA sets out rules for rental agreements, security deposits, rent increases, and eviction processes.

Tenant Rights in Alberta

Right to a Safe and Habitable Home

As a tenant, you have the right to live in a property that meets basic health, safety, and building code standards.
Landlords are responsible for ensuring the property is […]

Nurturing Harmony: A Guide for Alberta Landlords on Creating Pet-Friendly Rental Spaces

Nurturing Harmony: A Guide for Alberta Landlords on Creating Pet-Friendly Rental Spaces

Nurturing Harmony: A Guide for Alberta Landlords on Creating Pet-Friendly Rental Spaces

Alberta, with its vibrant communities and pet-loving residents, has seen a rise in the number of tenants seeking pet-friendly accommodations. As a landlord in this flourishing city, understanding how to work effectively with tenants who have pets can not only open up a broader tenant pool but also foster positive, long-term landlord-tenant relationships. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore best practices, conflict resolution ideas, and positive tactics for Alberta landlords to create a harmonious living environment for both tenants and their furry companions.

Recognizing the Benefits of Pet-Friendly Rentals:

Expanding Tenant […]

Sustaining Homes, Satisfied Tenants: A Comprehensive Guide for Landlords on Property Maintenance

Sustaining Homes, Satisfied Tenants: A Comprehensive Guide for Landlords on Property Maintenance

Sustaining Homes, Satisfied Tenants:
A Comprehensive Guide for Landlords on Property Maintenance

As a landlord, maintaining your property isn’t just about preserving its aesthetic appeal; it’s about creating a safe, comfortable space for your tenants. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into the importance of ongoing property maintenance, outline best practices for landlords, explore conflict resolution ideas, and discuss positive tactics to foster strong landlord-tenant relationships while ensuring the longevity of your investments.

The Significance of Ongoing Property Maintenance:

Protecting Your Investment: Regular maintenance is not just a cosmetic endeavor; it’s a fundamental aspect of safeguarding your property investment. Proactive care helps identify and address […]

April Spotlight Member: EVSTART

April Spotlight Member: EVSTART

April Spotlight Member: EVSTART

EVSTART promotes the adoption of electric vehicles (EV) by removing one of its largest barriers – the availability of accessible and reliable charging infrastructure. EVSTART is Canada’s leading turnkey EV Charging Solution provider. A joint venture between Wyse Meter Solutions and Elexicon Group, EVSTART assists building owners, condominium boards, and property managers with the design, installation, funding, and management of electrical infrastructure and EV chargers in buildings. Keep reading here.

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April Spotlight Member: Yardi Breeze

April Spotlight Member: Yardi Breeze

April Spotlight Member: Yardi Breeze

Yardi Breeze Premier is intuitive and powerful property management software designed for you. Our refreshingly simple platform puts you in charge of marketing and managing your entire portfolio, with support for residential, commercial and mixed properties. Rest easy knowing your reports are accurate with Yardi’s trusted, built-in accounting system to track your revenue and expenses. And since Breeze Premier is in the cloud, you can work from anywhere and get fantastic support when you need it. Keep reading here. 

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April Spotlight Member: Fountainhead Mechanical Inc.

April Spotlight Member: Fountainhead Mechanical Inc.

April Spotlight Member: Fountainhead Mechanical Inc.

What can’t we do together?

Residential:  Need a plumber? Fountainhead can help! No job too small, we’re here to make your life better. Give us a call today, we offer competitive rates, and free estimates on larger projects such as gas lines and renovations.
Commercial: It’s important to us that you understand – that we understand – exactly what your needs are. We offer prompt professional service and detailed communication to assist with informed decision making.
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April Spotlight Member: Home Depot Canada

April Spotlight Member: Home Depot Canada

April Spotlight Member: Home Depot

The Home Depot caters to do-it-yourselfers, as well as home improvement, construction and building maintenance professionals.

– Installation Services: Many customers choose to have qualified professionals complete home renovation projects for them. The Home Depot Canada offers installation services through pre-screened independent contractors for a wide range of products.

– Pro & Tool Rental: The Home Depot Canada’s stores offer professional customers, including repair and remodel contractors, special services and support to make them more successful on the job site. These services include a contractor loyalty program (Pro Xtra) and an on-site tool rental department.

Keep reading here. 

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April Spotlight Member: Westland MyGroup

April Spotlight Member: Westland MyGroup

April Spotlight Member: Westland MyGroup

With over 40 years’ of experience managing group insurance programs for some of the largest employers across Canada, you can rely on Westland MyGroup to provide a solution that benefits both you and your employees or members, with minimal effort on your part. Westland MyGroup partners with you to build long lasting relationships for now and the future! Keep reading here. 

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