Upcoming Events Changes

Upcoming Events Changes

Due to the uncertainty of in-person events happening any time soon, we have made a few changes to the Upcoming Events Calendar:

Monthly Meetings will be held virtually via MS Teams until it is safe to have in-person events – the next one is Thursday, March 18th, 2021.
The Residential Tenancies in Alberta (RTA) Courses will be held virtually until we can hold in-person classes – the next course takes place on Fridays, March 12th & 19th, 2021.
Member Spotlight Trade Show 2021 has been postponed to Tuesday, October 19th, 2021, and is still taking place at Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel […]

February MMS: MyGroup Insurance

February MMS: MyGroup Insurance

MyGroup Insurance
Kathleen Corkum – 1-844-999-7687

Visit MyGroup Insurance’s Website!

All CRRA members who get a quote on their home or auto insurance before March 31, 2021 will be entered into a draw to win $5,000!

The CRRA group insurance plan provider Economical Insurance will also be conducting 10 bonus prize draws of $5,000 after the regular contest concludes.  

Call 1-844-999-7687 or visit https://mygroup.ca/win and select CRRA- Calgary Residential Rental Association from the group category for your chance to win.

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WE’RE REBRANDING!

WE’RE REBRANDING!

The Calgary Residential Rental Association has gone unofficially by its acronym in some settings, like the website URL and staff emails, but we’re known to the public by our full name. We’ve wanted to switch to the sole use of the acronym – CRRA – to help brand ourselves in the public eye; we will still be the Calgary Residential Rental Association, only with a quicker and easier to identify name.

In making this change, we also updated our logo to a more modern design that we feel better represents your association. The four corners of the square represent the four […]

BuildEx 2020

BuildEx 2020

The CRRA is proud to partner with BUILDEX Alberta 2020 as a Lead Association and Presenting Partner for Property Management at Buildings Week 2020!

This exciting entirely virtual event will be held from November 30th-December 4th as part of Buildings Week, brought to you by the Buildings Show and BUILDEX Alberta.

BUILDEX is Alberta’s largest business-to-business event connecting the entire building industry.
This national platform will virtually connect more than 70,000 design, construction and real estate professionals across Canada.

Click here to view BuildEx’s website! https://www.buildexalberta.com

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Payment Plan and Rental Increases

Payment Plan and Rental Increases

As per the Residential Tenancies Act of Alberta, tenants are required to pay their rent in full on the first of every month. However, if your tenants are unable to pay their rent, here are some guidelines to assist you.

Payment Plans
Payment plans negotiated between the landlord and tenant will remain in effect for the period of time the parties agreed to, and obligations could carry on after the Ministerial Order is no longer in effect.

Ideally, the payment plan has been set out in writing. For example, if the landlord seeks a termination of tenancy based on outstanding […]

Property Inspections

Property Inspections

Property Inspections

The CRRA recommends conducting property inspections every three to six months to help prevent damage to your rental property and to ensure that items requiring repair are fixed before it is too late. Here are some things to consider when conducting property inspections during COVID-19:

Regular inspections:

Ensure you always wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as masks and gloves during the inspection
Have sanitization wipes and liquid sanitizer available to help clean and disinfect any hard surfaces you encounter
Always maintain social distancing guidelines
Limit inspections to a maximum of one person at a time
Limit time spent in the rental unit. Questions should […]