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

  • Texas Leasebacks: Security for long distance investing from the low $100s by Editorial Team

    It can be difficult to find new investment opportunities in trying times; many gurus are telling us to invest internationally. And perhaps you looked abroad but have yet to find the right vehicle that gives you confidence in today’s market.

  • Risk or Recovery? by

    Gord Lemon and Daryl Hemingway sort through the headlines for the real estate investor Whether you are in a good economy or a bad one, every real estate investor needs to pay attention for the “signs.” Should you buy now or wait? Should you sell now or wait?

  • To lock or not to lock? Is it time to switch to a long-term rate? by Peter Kinch

    We have once again found ourselves in a situation whereby simply reading the headlines is enough to make the strongest optimist feel a little pessimistic about where the economy is heading. CRE Contributor Peter Kinch dissects the gloomy economic headlines to give you some food for thought before you lock in.

  • Is your property management company on track for your success? by Editorial Team

    Do you have confidence in your property management firm? If you are a real estate investor who relies on contracted property management services, having confidence that you are in control of your assets and bottom line while someone else manages the day-to-day operations is always a dilemma. These are some simple strategies to monitor the service you receive, increase your confidence and ensure that your investment is protected.

  • St. John's: Solid economic footing by Shane Buckingham

    St. John's small, but growing condo market has the economic foundation for investment success. Shane Buckingham explains

  • HGTV's Urban Suburban stars talk about their new show and share their investment strategies by Shane Buckingham

    HGTV stars of the soon-to-air series Urban Suburban, Sarah Daniels and her brother Philip DuMoulin, share their different stories, and, of course, different perspectives on how to make it big real estate. Shane Buckingham explains

  • Seeing ROI by Shane Buckingham

    Optometrist Kevin Engel has his eye on a few more multifamily additions to his already impressive portfolio. Shane Buckingham explains

  • Growing in New Glasgow by Editorial Team

    New employers such as Daewoo are helping keep this local economy and housing market strong

  • How to save $14,620 on your mortgage by Editorial Team

    Calum Ross examines why refinancing might be the right strategy for you right now and shows you how you could save $$$$ on your mortgage

  • Red Deer rebounding by Shane Buckingham

    Though high-end sales remain soft, Red Deer has plenty of affordable income properties to offer investors ahead of Alberta's next big energy boom. Shane Buckingham explains

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