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

  • What are your core investment filters? by Adam Brind

    Everyone has, or should have, goals in their real estate business. Devising goals are easy, but knowing how to define and achieve them is the hard task. Adam Brind, broker of record of Core Assets Inc. Real Estate Brokerage, outlines how implementing core filters can help you attain your real estate goals.

  • Property owners need to weather the storm by Claude Boiron

    As devastating weather conditions set to become more common, property owners are being advised to take preventative measures to safeguard their homes. Claude Boiron, broker with Coldwell Banker Terrequity Realty, outlines some of the most important issues and measures property owners should consider.

  • Is now the time to move to commercial investing? by Tarun Gupta

    Commercial property investing is seen a viable alternative by many Canadian investors. However, writes Tarun Gupta, a recent announcement from the Bank of Canada has the potential to impact commercial real estate.

  • Young investors turning to vendor takebacks by Grainne Burns

    Vendor Take Backs (VTBs) may be back in vogue, but mortgage brokers and industry experts are warning buyers of the pitfalls associated with this financial arrangement.


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