Industry News

Allowable Rent Increases for 2017

Residential tenancy rent increases that take effect in 2017 are allowed to a maximum of 3.7%
Manufactured home park tenancy rent increases that take effect in 2017 are allowed to a maximum of 3.7% plus a proportional amount

Al's Almanac

Al’s Almanac is intended to provide you with current information about the residential rental industry and tips to help you increase your success in this challenging business

Issue #37, September 2016
Did you know...

. . .   that on August 24, the Federal Government changed the medical marijuana regulations to allow anyone who has a doctor’s certificate to grow marijuana in their home – inside or outside?
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Issue #36, September 2016

Did you know...

. . .   the ins and outs of a two month notice to end tenancy?
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Issue #35,  July 2016
Did you know...

. . . the definition of a sublet?
Of course!  That’s when a tenant moves someone in with her
 . . . or it is when the tenant rents out a room . . . or . . . maybe you’re not so sure.  Answer yes or no to the following questions.  (NO peeking at the answers!)
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Issue #34,  June 2016

Did you know . . .

. . . the Millenials are here – and they are very different renters?

Most define Millenials as those born between 1995 and 2012, so the oldest are getting close to renting their first home, or perhaps looking for their second. 
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PIPA and Strata Corporations: Frequently Asked Questions

PAMA Supports the Greater Vancouver Food Bank

As part of the PAMA Annual Christmas Luncheon and 2nd Annual Property Management Industry Awards, we’ve partnered with the Greater Vancouver Food Bank to help support our local families in need.
We believe in giving back to the communities we live in and do business in, so we encourage you to join us in supporting this great cause.

Three ways you can help: 

 - Non-perishable food will be collected at the event
- Cash donations will also be accepted during the event
- For those who cannot make it to the event, you can make Online donations donations online by visiting the PAMA Virtual Food Drive

The Greater Vancouver Food Bank is able to purchase $3 of food for every $1 donated. 

PAMA Christmas Luncheon & 2nd Annual Industry Awards

WHEN: Wednesday November 30, 2016
11.00 am

WHERE: The Italian Cultural Centre
3075 Slocan Street
Vancouver, BC
Please contact PAMA Office for the registration

Spring/Summer 2016 PAMA Newsletter
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PAMA is pleased to offer six seminar videos from Buildex 2015.  These are in addition to previously available videos and FREE to PAMA members

You need to sign in and create an account. PAMA  members please contact for member code. 

Click here to access these seminars

PAMA Fall/Winter Newsletter

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Real Estate

Detailed information about REP requirements is available at the Real Estate Council web site