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  • New mortgage rules will drive investments in private lending by Contributor

    MICs and other private lenders currently account for 10% of all new residential mortgages in Ontario. This number will surely increase in the short-term as buyers look for alternative lenders not governed by OSFI

  • Sunil Tulsiani: On the road to making 100 real estate millionaires by Contributor

    When people talk about lifelong goals, there’s no doubt that some of the dreams people have might sound a bit far-fetched. There are people who only wish themselves to live a long happy life with their family, people that fall somewhere in between, and people like Sunil Tulsiani who dream big- not only for himself but for others as well

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • Dealing with Ontario tenant problems by Barbara Krauss

      Property manager Barbara Krauss takes up the myriad issues between tenant and landlord that too often end in bickering and, ultimately, before the board. There is a way to avoid most, if not all of that argy-bargy, says the property expert.

  • Eviction 101 in Alberta by Shane Buckingham

    Knowing what you can and cannot legally do as a landlord will likely save you time, money and a potential lawsuit. Shane Buckingham takes a look at the eviction process in Alberta

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