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Basic Services

$99.99 One Time Registration Fee


Basic Services is a way for landlords to start out right with low costs for essential services.

This service is only available for verified small residential landlords.


In today’s world a handshake isn’t enough. It’s absolutely essential to do credit checks on your potential tenants. Join us and you get the best companies to help you find good tenants at great prices.

In this day and age of privacy and human rights laws, it’s also important to only use companies that protect you and run credit checks on tenants “the right way” (and the legal way!)  Our partners are companies highly recommended from long term, successful landlords.

Please note you will have to provide proper documentation in order to follow credit bureau rules and privacy laws.

Credit checks for small landlords with TVS!

TVS is a premier nationwide tenant screening service that offers a fast and efficient tenant screening service. We can:

  • provide a full credit report from Equifax
  • provide a background criminal check
  • safeguard your rental investment
Whether you are looking for a complete credit evaluation or comprehensive tenant screening, TVS provides 24/7 online access to a variety of consumer reports to meet your specific needs.
Credit reports provide valuable financial information and are great tools to evaluate your applicant’s payment habits and overall credit health.
TVS Criminal reports provide important insights that ensure you’re making better decisions on prospective tenants. Our background checks are essential tools to ensure a safer community and a protected property.

A consumer credit report can provide you with an overview of your applicant’s financial health.  You can see if they have overdue accounts, how much credit they have utilized and their history of payments.  This will help you to determine if they take their financial responsibilities seriously which is an indication of how they might treat their rental payments.

As a member of the BC Landlords Association, you pay only $10.00 for an Equifax Consumer Credit Report.

Run TVS Credit Checks For Success

All information received in the background investigation process will be remained by confidential, secured files with restricted access to only those who a need to know.

TVS credit checks give you tremendous information to allow you to make the right decision.

A TVS report give you all the information you need to choose the best tenants for your property.

Non-Member Price: $21.58

BCLA Members Price: $10.00 per check (No annual fee)


We are proud to partner with Triton Canada, the top background screening experts in Canada!  Not only does Triton Canada have over 50 years of experience with background screening, they are the “go to” background company for major companies and even provincial governments. They are the partner of the Ontario government, Bell Canada, Ronald McDonald House, The Canadian Olympic Committee, and the Ontario Landlords Association, BC Landlords Association, Alberta Landlords Association and more!.

Includes scores and other key data!

Use the same system McDonald’s, the Canadian Olympic Committee, Bell Canada and the Ontario government use to make sure you find a great tenant (and avoid the professional tenants out there!)

Use the #1 Screening Company In Canada To Help Your Rental Business Succeed (at a huge discounted price for BCLA members!)

Non-Member Price: $19.99 per check (+$75.00 Set Up Fee)

BCLA Members: $12.95 per check (No Set Up Fee Or Annual Fee!)



A global investigations firm that helps companies around the world is now here to help Ontario landlords Succeed! With over 90 years of experience Mintz Global Screening Inc. is recognized as one of the most trusted and leading provider of Canadian background screening solutions.  With offices in Montreal and Toronto they have thousands of corporate clients across Canada.

Get Access To The Same Screening Tools As Major Corporations! (And get this access at a huge discount as an OLA member)

Includes scores and other key data from Equifax!

BCLA MEMBER PRICE: CREDIT CHECK: $12.00 (No set up or annual fee!)



Landlords, property managers, and real estate professionals use Tenant Selector to screen applicants and instantly get a real-time recommendation on prospective tenants from Equifax!

  • Easy – Simply enter the applicant’s name and other personal information into the system and let Tenant Selector do the work.
  • Fast – Within seconds, Tenant Selector delivers an ‘accept’ or ‘decline’ recommendation based on facts not ‘gut feel’.
  • Secure – Tenant Selector is web-based and is a proprietary tool developed by in-house technology experts at Equifax, a recognized worldwide leader in data protection and security.

Normal price: $19.99 per check

Basic services price: $10.00 per check


MEMBER PRICE: $9.95/check with various fees




Rental Kit

Several of our most experienced and successful landlords have created a “Rental Kit” of documents. Original documents have been created for Landlords to download, amend as they see fit, and succeed. Furthermore, the Kit provides fast and easy access to the most regularly used Landlord and Tenant documents.

Documents include everything you to need to succeed.

  • Rental Applications
  • How to write an on-line ad
  • Tenancy Agreements/Leases
  • Lease amendment
  • Parking Lease Addendum
  • Agreement to Repair
  • Rental Unit Inspection Report
  • Subtenancy agreement
  • Tenancy assignment
  • Notice of Entry
  • Maintenance Request
  • Accepting early termination
  • Extension of lease
  • Guarantee of rent
  • Intention to renew lease
  • Accepting early termination


Small landlord handbook manual

Education is the key to success. This handbook offers an overview of what it takes to be a successful landlord. It’s a great way to learn how to get started the ‘right way!’

Topics include:

Your Rights And Responsibilities as a Landlord

Background checks (including credit checks)

Tenancy Laws

Tenant Disputes

How To Avoid Costly Mistakes

How To Retain Tenants

Choosing Prospective Tenants

Landlord Communities

National Landlord Help