Interesting article. Renting to students can work very well. Furthermore, buying a house for your son/daughter to share with other students can be a good way to finance an education. See the posts at landlordrelief.ca on renting to students.
University is just a few weeks away for another crop of students and many of them have already realized that their summer job earnings were just a drop in the bucket.
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The apartment I lived in during grad school vibrated. Literally. I lived above a sandwich shop in downtown Toronto, and the exhaust pipe was located on the roof. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Saturday, it made tiny tremors run through the walls and chipped wooden floors.
I didn’t care; I loved it anyway.
A study from the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce conducted by Leger and released Tuesday found 65% of university and college students have a summer job this year while another 20% have been looking. The same survey found 53% of students expect to earn between $1,001…
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