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
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
Brokers are increasingly hard-pressed to find the right financing for investor clients as lenders trim their markets and retreat from BFS deals. Still, there are always options, write Dalia Barsoum and Enza Venuto, with CENTUM Streetwise Mortgages
Gord Lemon reveals practical strategies to consider when your cash flow falls into the red
While real estate is often considered a safe investment, it is also a fertile ground for fraudsters and con artists who want to take advantage of unsuspecting investors. Peter Mitham reports.
Anyone in real estate will tell you that cash flow is king. But, are there times where a negative cash flow makes sense? Paul Hecht explains.
Buying real estate with damaged credit is not impossible, just more challenging and requires a carefully thought out plan by the investor and their mortgage agent.
Joint ventures are once again coming to the rescue of property investors, writes Ottawa mortgage broker Chad Robinson. But that newfound popularity means slick operators have begun to cook up some pretty creative schemes.
Selling joint ventures can be, well, it can be like selling swamp land in Florida. But more and more seasoned investors are making the effort as financing challenges emerge and lenders cap the number of properties any one investor can have and still win new funding.
There are at least seven key questions every investor needs to ask their prospective real estate agent before making the decision to hire, says Tahani Aburaneh, author of "Real Estate Riches: A Money-Making Game Plan for the Canadian Investor."