Property Management Blog

Winterizing Your Property is Easy with Corporate Management Service

Winters in Ontario are not for the fainthearted. The storms can be fierce and destructive, and you need to take steps to winterize your property. Severe weather conditions can strike at any time and often with little warning. Winterizing your property is essential to protect your investment and more importantly your tenants. Corporate properties are usually a big investment and need to be well maintained to ensure that they bring in a steady income and attract good tenants. Preparing your corporate property for the winter isn’t difficult if you use an experienced corporate property management service like Latitude Properties Limited…. [Read More]

Will Your Home Survive a Winter Storm?

Winter storms in Ontario can be devastating and preparing your home or apartment for the winter is essential. As a landlord, it is important to ensure that all your residential properties are ready for any winter storms and blizzards that may strike the area. This is not only for your tenants benefit, but your own as well. As the bad weather approaches, it is necessary to make sure that everything is in order at your own home, and any commercial residential properties that you own. It is important to do these preparations during the fall and not leave them for… [Read More]

Fireplaces are a Great Feature But is the Chimney on Your Property Safe?

A wood-burning fireplace is a great comfort and a cost-effective means of warming your home. An inadequate or dirty chimney, however, can cause all sorts of possible negative and potentially dangerous consequences. We’ve compiled a list of the most important things to look out for in terms of maintaining your chimney and ensuring its safety. What’s Inside that Matters Peering at the outside of your chimney doesn’t really reveal what’s going on inside. A solid-looking exterior isn’t necessarily an indication of a safe and effective interior. Without having an expert assess the inside of your chimney, you may miss various… [Read More]

6 Effective Ways To protect your property from Storm Damage

To help property maintenance, companies like Latitude Limited stay on top of the precautions required to protect your rental properties against potential storm damage, look out for the following six points: Weather Watch By keeping an eye on the weather forecast, you can make sure you’re prepared for any possible extremes. Watch out for severe weather warnings from Environment Canada, whose reports are regularly updated. It is then possible to ensure your properties are as storm-proof as possible should the weather takes a turn for the worse. Trees a Crowd Although many of us fear the thunder and lightning that… [Read More]

Keeping Your Commercial HVAC System Running Efficiently

In the current environment, minimizing energy consumption is vital for private households and business properties. With heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems being some of the highest in terms of energy usage and expense, it’s important that businesses employ effective commercial property management protocols. The significance of HVAC systems and their effectivity is such that many businesses turn to professionals like Latitude Properties Limited for advice and guidance. Businesses moving into a new building or looking to upgrade and maintain existing real estate need to carefully consider their HVAC systems in terms of their needs and cost-effectiveness. Aging systems can… [Read More]