Expert Advice

  • Real estate agent vs mortgage broker by CRE

    A common question we constantly get asked is, what’s the difference between a real estate agent and a mortgage broker and what do they do? For new investors or first time property buyers who are new to the game, this is a very valid question to ask

  • Hassle free investing, and living at Oak Bay by CRE

    Developing real estate of any magnitude is often an exercise in time and patience. The approvals, the permits, the planning; even the most patient investor can feel frustration

  • Confessions of a former seminar junkie by CRE

    With a plethora of real estate investment seminar companies offering events to investors, expert Teresa Leung explains which one is right for you

  • What to look for in a property manager by CRE

    The relationship between landlord and property manager is one of the key elements of keeping an investment property running smoothly, says property expert Tracy Ma

  • How to protect yourself against provincial offences by CRE

    For landlords, worries about bounced rent cheques or major repairs pale in comparison to provincial or criminal offences. Lawyer Matt Maurer arms landlords with the knowledge they need to protect themselves against these types of charges.

  • Seller Property Information Statements: What you need to know by CRE

    While seller property information statements (SPIS) are not required by law, there are certain legal implications that investors and real estate agents should be aware of. Commercial lawyer Matt Maurer answers a range of questions about the statements


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