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

  • Getting started with commercial real estate by Leslie Quinsay

    Thinking about taking the leap from residential to commercial investing? According to Leslie Quinsay of Coridian Capital, that leap is often a great way to diversify your holdings, but first there may be one or two misgivings standing in the way.

  • When the credit gets tough, the tough investor gets... by Editorial Team

    Getting financing to buy an investment property is no longer as easy as it used to be, as lenders continue to tighten their criteria. Peter Mitham explains how you can get access to financing despite the hurdles.

  • The U.S. taxman comes calling by Martin K.I. Rumack

  • A balancing act: Leverage v.s. cashflow by Leslie Quinsay

    Should you jump at a chance to get into real estate investing with no-money down? It may seem like a no-brainer, but according to Leslie Quinsay of Coridian Capital, there`s one thing to consider before making that leap: Leverage v.s. cashflow.

  • Taking DIY renos in hand by Joel Kranc

    There are different ways to add value and appeal to your property. In a volatile economy, doing it yourself is becoming part of the renovation landscape. Joel Kranc explains.

  • First-time buyer tips by Martin K. I. Rumack

    A veteran real estate expert, Toronto lawyer and author Martin K.I. Rumack outlines the RRSP funding and tax benefits available to newbie buyers.

  • Turning around a 'declined' by Dalia Barsoum

    Did your application for financing get declined? Lending advisor Dalia Barsoum explains what you can and should now do.

  • How to become a property tycoon by Dalia Baroum & Enza Venuto

    How can you build a profitable portfolio safely and quickly in the current environment? Dalia Barsoum and Enza Venuto reveal their top tips and strategies.

  • Calgary commerical sector outperforms country by

    Calgary commercial real estate will continue to evolve into one of the strongest markets in 2012, according to a new forecast by Avison Young.

  • How Sask landlords are covering their assets by Shane Buckingham

    What Saskatchewan landlords need to know to protect their assets may stretch as far as a prairie mile. Shame Buckingham rounds up a much briefer list of those must-haves for investors.


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