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140 Lake St, St. Catharines, ON L2R 5Y1, Canada

(905) 641-0911

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Beyond words.......rented us a unit while their intentions were to sell without our knowing so now we're selling on behalf of a listing???? and no agent??? Good thing I keep my cool when people just walk in literally at any time..

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Between a newly built house that has had everything break within a year and a half, a rude property mangers, and dangerously slow response to maintenance requests. The last year and a half renting from Rentals 101 has been an absolute nightmare. I would Strongly avoid rentals 101 at all costs!

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I lived on Jacobson for 3 years with a house run by Rentals 101 and had a good experience. Property manager was helpful and took care of maintenance issues as quickly as he could and helped me out with a reference when I graduated.

rentals101.ca
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I lived on Jacobson for 3 years with a house run by Rentals 101 and had a good experience. Property manager was helpful and took care of maintenance issues as quickly as he could and helped me out with a reference when I graduated.

rentals101.ca
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Lovely people. Offered to drive me home the day of a huge snowstorm when I had bussed there to sign a lease.

rentals101.ca
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Lovely people. Offered to drive me home the day of a huge snowstorm when I had bussed there to sign a lease.

rentals101.ca
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Overall a terrible, absolutely disgusting rental company. Shady business practices, takes money behind renters back. Only sign with Rentals 101 if every other house in St. Catharines is taken. If you ABSOLUTELY MUST only give these guys post dated cheques as they will take money out of your account behind your back. John and Greg are two guys on a power trip who seem like they enjoy hassling and taking advantage of students. Repairs never get done, the only time they talk to you is if you don't pay your rent. Also, if rent is late there is a $50 fee, as if students didn't have enough financial struggle already. Moral of the story, avoid Rentals 101 like the plague.

rentals101.ca
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Overall a terrible, absolutely disgusting rental company. Shady business practices, takes money behind renters back. Only sign with Rentals 101 if every other house in St. Catharines is taken. If you ABSOLUTELY MUST only give these guys post dated cheques as they will take money out of your account behind your back. John and Greg are two guys on a power trip who seem like they enjoy hassling and taking advantage of students. Repairs never get done, the only time they talk to you is if you don't pay your rent. Also, if rent is late there is a $50 fee, as if students didn't have enough financial struggle already. Moral of the story, avoid Rentals 101 like the plague.

rentals101.ca
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NEVER rent a property from this agency. Students are taken advantage of due to the fact that many do not know their rights as tenants. In addition, they are charged certain fees (ie Cleaning deposit) which is actually against the law. Furthermore, the house was not adequately cleaned from the previous tenants when we moved in and despite us making numerous requests maintenance for certain issues within the property was never done. Overall a terrible experience. Highly recommended that you look elsewhere to rent a property, unless of course you enjoy having a terrible renting experience. Im sure this post will receiving a comment from Rentals 101 stating they have strict policies etc... but don't buy it. Listen to myself and other reviewers and do yourself a favor and look elsewhere for accommodation.

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Anybody looking for a house, Rentals 101 is NOT the option. I have had many complaints on a personal note from friends telling me all the unprofessional actions they make, and it is unreal how this company can respond to many other reviews saying that they follow a "Strict Policy", yet they practice illegal acts. These are some characteristics this company portrays; 1. Take advantage of their tenants 2. Talk/Message rudely to their tenants 3. Lack of providing information 4. Lack of customer care 5. Lack of following rules I have had certain issues throughout my school year of 2015/2016 that made me think that this company is surely unprofessional, disorganized, and disrespectful. I received an informal and disrespectful email from Greg Walker informing me of an issue between payments, which I had understood, however, I was not too impress on how informal and disrespectful he addressed it as. Additionally, they had arrangements to troubleshoot this issue between my mom and the company in which they had to solve over the phone. Leading to even more dispute, due to the lack of respect towards my mother. Overall, anybody considering this company for housing rentals, do not, because there are many other respectful landlords willing to cope with anything and that are more respectful and organized.

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I would like to formally congratulate Rentals 101 on being the WORST rental company to ever exist. The entire company was a disaster that never knew what they were doing and would blame the tenants for not abiding by their illegal actions. They went against their contracts many times and did not ever compromise with us when there was an issue. We had a leak downstairs and our carpet was wet for months and they got mad at us and went on to calling a mother "crazy" for trying to fix the problem. He would charge us extra fees that we were not aware of and took $100 dollar "cleaning deposit" from each of us and proceeded to NOT CLEAN the house before we moved in. We also had a break-in at our house and he did not help us in anyway and all the damages we had to take care of and simply blamed us for the entire thing. Thank you Rentals 101 for showing us what company NOT to sign with :)

rentals101.ca
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Anybody looking for a house, Rentals 101 is NOT the option. I have had many complaints on a personal note from friends telling me all the unprofessional actions they make, and it is unreal how this company can respond to many other reviews saying that they follow a "Strict Policy", yet they practice illegal acts. These are some characteristics this company portrays; 1. Take advantage of their tenants 2. Talk/Message rudely to their tenants 3. Lack of providing information 4. Lack of customer care 5. Lack of following rules I have had certain issues throughout my school year of 2015/2016 that made me think that this company is surely unprofessional, disorganized, and disrespectful. I received an informal and disrespectful email from Greg Walker informing me of an issue between payments, which I had understood, however, I was not too impress on how informal and disrespectful he addressed it as. Additionally, they had arrangements to troubleshoot this issue between my mom and the company in which they had to solve over the phone. Leading to even more dispute, due to the lack of respect towards my mother. Overall, anybody considering this company for housing rentals, do not, because there are many other respectful landlords willing to cope with anything and that are more respectful and organized.

rentals101.ca
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This absolutely the worst company I have ever dealt with, and if I were to recommend this company to anyone else I would not. If you are looking for a company to handle you business professionally, workers there such as John Strachan will certainly not. In one semester of being with the company, he has broken into locked rooms with tenants in it, he does not care about house owners property(permits smoking), and has dealt with money extremely unprofessionally. Workers like John give this company absolutely no integrity.If I could I wouldn't even give them one star. DO NOT GET INVOLVED WITH THIS COMPANY

rentals101.ca
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Worst company that I have ever dealt with. The property manager by the name of John Strachan is extremely unprofessional and dealt with my complains by stating I was in the wrong and that the accommodation that I pay for are not mine and implied that i should be sharing my for what i pay for. John also tried to justify breaking into my locked room using a credit card that he used to open my door while I was asleep, to do a showing at 8am, not only did he not apologize but he made a joke of it. Worst rental company that I had ever dealt with, my roommates had problems with them stealing her money and making it her job to find tenants for their home or else they would hold her money and charge her more money. They also do not respect the contract that they made us sign. I complained about the no smoking policy that my roommates were violating and they did nothing about it. I also complained about my parking spot (which i paid for) being used by my roommates friends and they involved the police when I made one of my many complaints. All in all the worst experience that I have ever had with a rental company, I would never sign with them again and suggest that others take into consideration this review before they sign with this bias, unprofessional, under managed company

rentals101.ca
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This absolutely the worst company I have ever dealt with, and if I were to recommend this company to anyone else I would not. If you are looking for a company to handle you business professionally, workers there such as John Strachan will certainly not. In one semester of being with the company, he has broken into locked rooms with tenants in it, he does not care about house owners property(permits smoking), and has dealt with money extremely unprofessionally. Workers like John give this company absolutely no integrity.If I could I wouldn't even give them one star. DO NOT GET INVOLVED WITH THIS COMPANY

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My son and a few of his friends that all attend Brock University rented their first home from Rentals101 for their second year of university. When we came to move the kids into the house we found that the house was extremely dirty, unpainted with holes in walls and basically unlivable. For the amount of rent these kids or should I say parents are paying for this hole is appalling! I wouldn't let my dog live in it! They said that it was cleaned...really? There was literally an inch of dust on the window sills and the kitchen floor still had stains on it and the walls themselves were dirty!! I guess rentals 101 assume that just because some kids live like pigs that all of them do! RENT AT YOUR OWN RISK!!

rentals101.ca
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I am originally from the GTA but had moved to St. Catharines last year with a group of friends to attend Brock University. We are used to the big city and moving to a city where we weren’t sure where anything was, was a bit nerve wracking. We found Rentals 101 online and from the moment we called them we were able to relax a little. We set up a time to tour through a bunch of different houses. Rentals 101 put together a list of about 6 houses located close to the University, we took the bus from Toronto to St. Catharines and one of the property managers picked us up at the bus terminal and took us through each house. We did not feel in pressured to sign a lease on the spot, in fact we were told to think about the pros and cons of each house over the weekend and let him know on Monday. But we couldn’t wait when we fell in love with our current home! The PM picked us up again and drove my friends and I back to the office, collected all our information and deposit and then even drove us back to the terminal to catch our bus back to Toronto. Months later the move in went smoothly as well as everything since then. If we have an issue with our house they are just a quick email or text away and always respond in a timely manner. There have been a few hiccups along the way but they have been handled in a professional manner. We have renewed our lease again this year with Rentals 101 and highly recommend the company to other Brock students.

rentals101.ca
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I am originally from the GTA but had moved to St. Catharines last year with a group of friends to attend Brock University. We are used to the big city and moving to a city where we weren’t sure where anything was, was a bit nerve wracking. We found Rentals 101 online and from the moment we called them we were able to relax a little. We set up a time to tour through a bunch of different houses. Rentals 101 put together a list of about 6 houses located close to the University, we took the bus from Toronto to St. Catharines and one of the property managers picked us up at the bus terminal and took us through each house. We did not feel in pressured to sign a lease on the spot, in fact we were told to think about the pros and cons of each house over the weekend and let him know on Monday. But we couldn’t wait when we fell in love with our current home! The PM picked us up again and drove my friends and I back to the office, collected all our information and deposit and then even drove us back to the terminal to catch our bus back to Toronto. Months later the move in went smoothly as well as everything since then. If we have an issue with our house they are just a quick email or text away and always respond in a timely manner. There have been a few hiccups along the way but they have been handled in a professional manner. We have renewed our lease again this year with Rentals 101 and highly recommend the company to other Brock students.

rentals101.ca
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I was initially ambivilant in going through the effort to actually come online and write a review for this company, but I wanted to hopefully save someone a hassel down the road.. Rent from these guys if you don't care about the place you live in at all. In my opinion signing a lease with Rentals101 was a HUGE mistake. Not only are they inconsistent in regular maintenance, but if you have an emergency, good luck getting anyone on the phone in a timely fashion. Cell phones are shut off, not answered, and this so called "24 hour" maintenance line they advertise on their website is a lie. This line may ring 24 hours a day but so does any other phone that you leave turned on. No one answers it.. and leaving a voicemail is pointless. My advice to people with income properties in the area is to take the time and shop around, all these so called services that they offer never get done and as a result you end up with tenants who give up caring about your property and in some cases probably just let the property go. This can really devalue your home or result in out of pocket expenses beyond the norm when your tenant moves out. I dreaded ever needing to deal with these guys, and in fact two of my roommates moved out and into a home where the landlord took care of the property himself just to get away from Rentals101! In my opinion they are completely unprofessional, not giving 24 hours notice for people entering the property.. cashing rent cheques early, they have too many properties and not enough people to properly manage them. Don't waste your time.

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Rentals 101

140 Lake St, St Catharines, ON L2R 5Y1, Canada
(905) 641-0911

Rentals 101

140 Lake St, St. Catharines, ON L2R 5Y1, Canada
(905) 641-0911

Rentals 101

140 Lake Street, St. Catharines, ON L2R 5Y1, Canada
(905) 641-0911