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  • Top 7 reasons why lenders decline an application by Dalia Barsoum

    Not all lenders are created equal, says lending advisor Dalia Barsoum, although, as she explains, there are several common reasons why you may be declined for financing.

  • Dealing with Ontario tenant problems by Barbara Krauss

      Property manager Barbara Krauss takes up the myriad issues between tenant and landlord that too often end in bickering and, ultimately, before the board. There is a way to avoid most, if not all of that argy-bargy, says the property expert.

  • Eviction 101 in Alberta by Shane Buckingham

    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

  • The power of equity by Editorial Team

    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

  • Why Canada trumps the U.S. by Don Campbell

    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.

  • Residential vs. commercial by Peter Kinch

    Peter Kinch explains the difference between residential and commercial financing

  • DIY or professional: which is better for you? by Gord Lemon

    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.

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