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Renting out a room, Can I turn down a full priced offer?

Dear David, I live in a semi. What are the drawbacks of renting out a room? I worry about stealing, snooping, etc. and don’t want pets. What if it doesn’t go well? – ROOMMATE RESERVATIONS DEAR ROOMMATE: Renting out a room in your home does not fall under the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) if you

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No Pets Policy, Deposit Requested “Herewith”

Dear David, I’m looking for a condo, but want one with a no pet policy.  I’m finding that very few condo developments in this area are pet-free. I have friends who live in rentals where by law, landlords can’t ban pets. Some complain of constant noise from barking, hallway accidents that aren’t cleaned up by

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