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  • Vacation itinerary: Beach, buy a house in Canada, nap, repeat by CRE

    Investor Oliver Limcango shares his tips for purchasing property while abroad -- as he sits on a beach in Thailand.

  • Top 10 ways to create instant equity by CRE

    If you believe the hype that real estate values won’t increase strongly this year, then it’s time to take the matter into your own hands – by “forcing” capital growth. CREW asked Canada’s leading investors for their insider secrets to creating instant equity through smart renovations

  • A skeptic’s guide to investing in Arizona by CRE

    Arizona is a hot spot in more ways than one. Widely known for its year-round hot climate, the state is also home to a strong real estate hotbed. And, as one expert explains, the time for Canadian investors to purchase properties in this Sun Belt state is now.

  • Still hot in Saskatchewan? by Jamie Henry

    As Saskatchewan enters more balanced market conditions, is now the right time to make the jump into the province? CREW reports

  • Four reasons realtors should invest in real estate by CRE

    Have you signed up for RealtorInvest yet?! The real estate agent event of the year, which takes place on November 5th at the Pearson Convention Centre in Brampton, features Kevin O’Leary as keynote speaker.

  • Agents expanding their business with investors by Kevin Mitchell

    Property Investment specialist Kevin Mitchell is pointing real estate agents to Kevin O'Leary and a keynote address next month as an opportunity to expand their business and growth their wealth.

  • Is Miami the strongest market in the U.S.? by

    Miami’s revival of fortunes is being attributed to the phenomenal influx of foreign investments, and primarily Canadians. Almost 90 per cent of all new downtown construction is due to demand from foreign investors, according to a new study by Miami Downtown Development Authority conducted by Integra Realty Resources.

  • Ohio is new favourite among Canadians by

    Forget its old tag as a cow town and embrace its position as a new tech-centre with huge potential for growth. That is the advice of Canadian investors that are parking their cash in Ohio, or more specifically Columbus and Cleveland.

  • Canadians head south to get into commercial arena by

    More Canadian investors are taking advantage of attractive commercial real estate opportunities down south. Thanks to tougher lending conditions, more investors are looking to move into the commercial arena…and they are heading south to avail of the attractive prices and market supply.

  • Don’t get hung up on U.S. dollar rates, expert warns by

    Canadians need to stop focusing so much on the U.S. dollar or else they will miss the boat, says one seasoned investor. The fluctuating Loonie in recent months may have stalled many expansion plans of late, but one investor says it is time to stop obsessing about the currency rates.

  • A fortune in Florida by

    From Miami Beach to Orlando, Florida remains the top destination for Canadians. But are there still bargain properties available the savvy investor? Real estate investing anywhere in Florida starts with the weather. Throw in world-famous attractions, a large student population and economic development projects and you’ve got all the ingredients for a successful investment.

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