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March 26, 2020

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LWS Rental Market Update No. 2 (COVID-19): Apartments Show Resilience Amid Crisis

  Since our last update a lot has happened, including news that property management firms were officially deemed an essential industry by the Ontario government. This means they can remain open for business throughout the COVID-19 crisis. In most cases, our data and research indicates that apartment demand hasn't disappeared; it now could just be a question of what multifamily asset class will perform the best and how to fulfill the demand – safely, given the situation. On the supply side, our initial research indicates a possible shift within the short-term rental inventory, including Airbnbs joining the long-term rental market, which could flood and unbalance the market in favour of renters.   What our data shows During a typical March, we would expect to see steady growth in total leads generated across our network of rental listing sites on...
  Since our last update a lot has happened, including news that property management firms were officially deemed an essential industry by the Ontario government. This means they can remain open for business throughout the COVID-19 crisis. In most cases, our data and...

March 19, 2020

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LWS Rental Market Update No. 1 (COVID-19): Rental Demand Appears to Hold Steady

On behalf of everyone at Landlord Web Solutions (LWS), we want to reach out again with the hope that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. We are a data-driven company, and right now, the data shows that it is crucial to flatten the curve of the COVID‑19 pandemic.  We also have an obligation to use our data and expertise to help our multifamily clients weather the storm, so, during this time, we'll be publishing content to help you navigate your way through these unchartered territories. That brings us to our first order of business. We'd like to share a few early indicators and tips to help you make the best marketing and advertising decisions for your property portfolio throughout this time. According to Forbes, businesses that keep their marketing machines humming and healthy during a situation similar to the one we find ourselves in typically come...
On behalf of everyone at Landlord Web Solutions (LWS), we want to reach out again with the hope that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. We are a data-driven company, and right now, the data shows that it is crucial to flatten the curve of the COVID‑19 pandemic...