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

  • The 5 critical C’s of credit every investor must understand by CRE

    Investor Marcel Greaux lays out the five critical C’s of credit -- aspects of the lending process that he says every investor must become familiar with.

  • How to align investment strategy with mortgage financing by CRE

    As the Bank of Canada lowers interest rates, and we wait for the lenders to follow suit, Dalia Barsoum advises investors how to align their investment strategy with their mortgage financing options.

  • Heating up in Honduras by CRE

    To find the best real estate investment opportunities in Honduras, one must look beyond the tropical climate and attractions. Investor Randy Jorgensen did that, and is now profiting from the experience.

  • 3 tips for attracting joint-venture partners by CRE

    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.

  • Investing in the Dominican Republic by CRE

    Colleen Valerio, head of sales and marketing for DR Properties, explains why Canadian investors should consider investing in the Dominican Republic.

  • The 7 core traits of successful investors by CRE

    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.

  • How to renovate an investment property from abroad by CRE

    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.

  • How to get rich with real estate by CRE

    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.

  • 7 essential steps for pricing your rental property by CRE

    Pricing a rental property is more complicated than most investors understand, especially if you want to get it right.

  • Are open houses still useful for investors? by CRE

    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.

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