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
Investor Tim Collins explains how savvy investors, in order to grow, turn to working with joint-venture partners to take their business to the next level.
Our personality and behavioural traits impact every aspect of our personal and business lives. For new investors, these traits can help predict future successes. Dustin Graham shares some of the core traits every new investor should have or be working to develop.
Real estate investor Oliver Limcangco is finally living the dream after achieving financial freedom through his property portfolio. In a new regular posting, the 31-year old shares his insights into how he acquired 26 doors and manages it all while travelling abroad.
Critics will argue that $1 million isn’t the same value as it used to be, but it still has a very nice ring to it. You can be a millionaire. Visions of Scrooge McDuck and the guy with the top hat in the Monopoly game come to mind.
Pricing a rental property is more complicated than most investors understand, especially if you want to get it right.
Technology has changed the way property is bought and sold; most people use the internet to start the search for a new investment property or to check out the competition before deciding to list a property for sale. It only makes sense to change your strategy to suit online demand.
I always recommend hiring a qualified and experienced home inspector, but only after you have pre-qualified the home yourself. In this article, I will provide some tips on what to look for yourself -- before bringing in a home inspector.
Ken Davidson, an investor and partner at BDO, lays out his tips for what to look for when finding the perfect community to invest in.
It’s that time of year again! Time for the annual company or neighborhood holiday party and all the other social events that come with the holiday season. These seasonal events are also a great place for networking. And, even if you don’t look at them as ‘networking events,’ you likely will be meeting new people and making an impression in the process. You might as well make the most of it.
Most landlords get their tenants to sign a minimum one-year lease. But what most landlords don’t realize is that these agreements don’t hold much weight. In Ontario, tenants can break their leases with relative ease.