Investor Resources

  • Top tax-friendly towns: Antigonish County by CRE

    One of Nova Scotia’s best-kept secrets, Antigonish County is a smaller, affordable market with great potential and a low property tax rate to match

  • 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

  • Tips and Tricks when entering a Bidding War by CREW

    Bidding wars can be a dangerous territory for a buyer to step into, especially if you are not educated or know the intricate elements of the process. Erica Smith and Joy Patterson from The Condo Chicks outline some tips and tricks that will help you in a multi-offer scenario.

  • High Profits in Hinton by Grainne Burns

    Located in Yellowhead County, Hinton is not an obvious investment choice with a population of less than 10,000, but the area is ready to reap the benefits of a proposed $1.5-billion thermal coal mine.

  • Condo cash in Winnipeg by Grainne Burns

    With Winnipeg’s downtown core undergoing redevelopment, investors have been flocking to Manitoba’s capital to snap up many of the new condo units that have popped up in the locality.

  • Top 5 retirement destinations in Canada by Elli Davis

    Deciding on the perfect place to retire can be difficult, as there are many elements to consider such as the housing market, the climate, and healthcare. Elli Davis from Royal Le Page Real Estate Services in Toronto outlines her Top 5 retirement destinations.

  • Top tips for first-time buyers by Simon Milberry

    Buyers have to be ready to jump into the market when the right opportunity presents itself. Not being prepared could cost you greatly. Simon Milberry, sales representative with RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. in Toronto, offers his top five tips for first-time buyers.

  • How to make money and minimize risk with student rentals by

    Tim Collins from studentrentalinvesting.com outlines the five key questions and factors that investors should consider before considering entering the student rental market

  • Prepare for the parking wars by Vernon

    Condo parking spots are expensive and often deemed unnecessary by many buyers. But are you missing out on long-term appreciation by not investing now? Erica Smith and Joy Patterson from The Condo Chicks discuss the current parking wars in Toronto

  • Top tips for DIY sellers by Claude Boiron

    Savvy investors are increasingly prepared to sell without the services of a Realtor as they consider unprecedented levels of demand for small multifamily properties, but they can't afford to go in blind.

  • 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.

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