chauffage et température dans le logement

Heating temperature in a dwelling

Heating temperature in a dwelling The Corporation des propriétaires immobiliers du Québec (CORPIQ) suggests that a dwelling must maintain a temperature of at least 18 degrees Celsius at all times, regardless of the temperature outside the building. Even if a tenant is away for a…

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Subletting an apartment on Airbnb by a tenant

CORPIQ recently conducted a survey among its members to find out if tenants had illegally sublet their dwelling. It turns out that nearly 5% of landlords have been confronted with situations where a tenant has illegally sublet the dwelling on a short-term accommodation platform such…

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Are your tenants insured?

Put the odds in your favour – and the tenant’s! According to recent data from the Insurance Bureau of Canada, more than one third of tenants do not have home insurance. CORPIQ strongly recommends that landlords require their tenants to take out home insurance when…

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Access to housing in the event of insalubrity

Tenants refuse access to extermination specialists Recently, a report by TVA Nouvelles presented the case of a substandard dwelling infested with cockroaches. It is important to know that an extermination service often requires the cooperation of all the tenants in a building to treat the…

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visites de logement

Access to the Dwelling by the Landlord

At this time of the year, landlords must combine the search for new tenants with visits to rent their dwellings if the tenant has announced his or her eventual departure. Thus, the landlord will conduct visits of the dwelling hoping for the tenant’s collaboration who…

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Le bail est un contrat de location

The Lease is a Rental Agreement

A lease is a rental agreement between a landlord and a tenant that defines their respective commitments regarding a dwelling. This contract begins on the date the tenant is scheduled to move in and is in most cases for a fixed term but can also…

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assurance habitation locataire

Home Insurance for Tenants

A home insurance for tenants protects the tenant who causes damages to the building as well as to a neighbour’s apartment. In a situation where a tenant causes damages to a building, the insurance policy which covers the building could sue him/her by claiming fees…

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