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
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
Knowing what you can and cannot legally do as a landlord will likely save you time, money and a potential lawsuit. Shane Buckingham takes a look at the eviction process in Alberta
Julie Broad reveals her top tips to getting funding for your reno project each time
Brandon Kot examines what it takes to get condo construction financing
In the first of this two-part series, Greg Habstritt breaks down the myths of inflation
The ability to access equity is one of the most powerful tools you can use to expand your portfolio. Vincent Power explains how to get around the tighter lending policies that are now confronting many investors
As the world goes through its continuing economic turmoil, Canada has quietly become one of the world's economic safe havens. A haven where international money is being parked for safety and ROI, a haven that is poised to provide the world what it needs for at least the next decade and probably a lot longer.
Peter Kinch explains the difference between residential and commercial financing
Many people recognize building a real estate portfolio for passive income and equity growth can be an integral part of creating monthly income and a healthy retirement nest egg. Often the tipping point as to whether an individual embarks on such a pursuit ultimately comes down to whether one has the desire and fervour to become a landlord.
Gord Lemon and Daryl Hemingway sort through the headlines for the real estate investor
Whether you are in a good economy or a bad one, every real estate investor needs to pay attention for the “signs.” Should you buy now or wait? Should you sell now or wait?
We have once again found ourselves in a situation whereby simply reading the headlines is enough to make the strongest optimist feel a little pessimistic about where the economy is heading. CRE Contributor Peter Kinch dissects the gloomy economic headlines to give you some food for thought before you lock in.