Avoiding Rental Scams
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As rental demand rises, rental scams are becoming increasingly prevalent. Today, we are joined by Cameron Choquette, CEO of the Saskatchewan Landlord Association (SKLA), to discuss rental housing scams and their impact on both renters and landlords. Cameron highlights the increasing prevalence of scams targeting prospective tenants, offering key red flags and practical tips for renters to stay vigilant. He emphasizes the importance of verifying listings and shares insights for landlords to protect their properties. Tune in as we discuss the long-term consequences of rental scams and explore the significance of education and vigilance in the evolving landscape of rental housing.


Key Points From This Episode:

  • Introducing Cameron Choquette and the Saskatchewan Landlord Association (SKLA).
  • The increasing prevalence of rental scams.
  • Common types of rental scams. 
  • Red flags for renters to look out for.
  • What to do if you suspect a scam.
  • How to verify the legitimacy of listings.
  • The negative impact rental scams have on both renters and landlords.
  • Common scams targeted at landlords.
  • What rental housing providers can do to secure the process.
  • Advice for subletters.
  • The relationship between the SKLA and the government.
  • Long-term consequences of rental scams.
  • A final piece of advice for both renters and landlords on staying vigilant.


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