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
Tax time is not fun, especially if you own multiple properties and have to provide your accountant with income and expense information for each property for the past 12 months.
Foreclosure is a scary word, and it should be. Vanessa Roman details some options available to investors who find themselves writing cheques their bank account can’t cash.
Investor Oliver Limcango details the six steps many new real estate investors miss when purchasing an investment property.
Dustin Graham sets out five steps investors must take to identify the problem tenants that seep through the cracks.
A happy tenant makes for a stress-free landlord experience. Here are some simple ways to make a lasting impression on new renters.
Lee Strauss sets out the reasons you should find a real estate agent who has experience with investors.
We've all heard the horror stories of tenants who destroy property or fail to pay rent. A bad tenant can be a nightmare for any landlord, as well as both emotionally and financially draining.
There are many reasons why people fail to pay their debts; sometimes it’s because of a serious illness, maybe the death of a loved one, a job loss or divorce. And yet, for others, it simply boils down to a complete lack of fiscal responsibility, as they amass more debt than their income can pay for.
Investor Marcel Greaux lays out the five critical C’s of credit -- aspects of the lending process that he says every investor must become familiar with.
As the Bank of Canada lowers interest rates, and we wait for the lenders to follow suit, Dalia Barsoum advises investors how to align their investment strategy with their mortgage financing options.