Things To Know When Moving To Halifax

Healthcare To find a healthcare professional or to find a family physician please call 811 or visit .  Once you have registered here, you will be added to a list. When a primary care provider in your area is accepting new patients, Nova Scotia Health Authority will contact you by phone and/or email. Hospitals in the […]

Communities In The HRM

South End Halifax Halifax is placed directly between the Northwest Arm inlet and the Halifax Harbour, the South End community of Halifax is home to the city’s Downtown area as well as many other noteworthy places to visit. There’s no shortage of restaurant’s, bars, and other nightlife activities and entertainment. Almost everything you need is […]

Celebrating 5 Years in Business – Lessons Learned

As many people are aware the percentage of businesses that fail in the first 5 years is really about 50%. So we really felt strongly about celebrating our 5 years in business milestone.     YEAR 1:   I had left my full-time IT career to start the property management business. My goal starting out was […]

What Do Property Managers Do?

DO YOU KNOW… What Property Managers Do?  For the Tenants: We connect people with rental homes to live in. We prepare the lease and uphold standards set by NS Residential Tenancies. Quite often if you rent a home that is professionally managed, you will find that the home is better maintained. Property Managers have a […]

2020 is Going to be Another EXCITING Year to Live in Halifax!

2020 is Going to be Another EXCITING Year to Live in Halifax! The city of Halifax is booming and continuing to welcome an influx of people from all over the world and other Canadian provinces. Newcomers are choosing to live in Halifax because of the job opportunities, universities, schools, the beautiful ocean and the lake-side communities. […]

9 Things to Avoid When Flipping a House

Have you ever thought that it would be a great investment to purchase a house that needs a little help, give it some TLC, and sell it?  Great idea in theory, but if you are new to this process, you will need to know all the people who make it a success, and what to […]

Military Relocation

Military Relocation Away If your family is being posted away with the Military consider booking a consultation to see if renting your home out is the best solution for your family. Military Relocation to Halifax: If you are are being relocated to the Halifax area check out the properties that we have for rent. I […]

Current Trends in Renting in Halifax

Here are some recent trends that I am currently seeing in renting in the Halifax area. #1. There has been an increase in requests for short term rental homes (4-6 month period) while new homes are being built. #2. Many of the homes who were long term rental properties in the past have now become […]

How is Happy Place Property Management Different?

How is Happy Place Property Management Different from other Property Management Companies? #1.  We specialize in single family homes verses apartment buildings #2.  The majority of our homes are pet friendly. #3.  We offer very personal service to our both our tenants and owners.  We are growing at a manageable pace and that allows us to […]

Competing for a Home to Rent!

Springtime is an especially busy time of year to rent a home! This particular year it seems that our mild temperatures have brought people out planning their moves even sooner than last year. Many people relocate for work in the spring/early summer and people generally feel like moving in the spring rather than the winter. The […]