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  • Be the bank by Contributor

    In the second installment of a special four-part look at private equity investing, Bob Carter explains the process of providing funds for developers – an attractive, low-risk alternative to acquiring more properties

  • How to renovate your water bill by Contributor

    Water leaks can cost you hundreds of dollars in needlessly high bills. But, as George Tsintzouras explains, a few small upgrades during a larger renovation project can make those ROI-eroding leaks a thing of the past

  • All the pretty houses by Clayton Jarvis

    Sarah Eder left an exhilarating career as an international show jumper for a desk job at a property management company. What would appear to some as a step backward has put her on track for the rest of her life

  • The pros and cons of low-income tenants by Contributor

    Not every renter is going to blow you away with their income level. But, as Realtor Gavin Thomas explains, what low-income tenants lack in funds might be compensated for in other ways

  • The new alternative by Contributor

    In the second part of his two-part series on coach houses, Ryan Carr outlines the construction process for one of these intriguing, soon-to-be-everywhere options

  • Bespoke rent-to-own by Contributor

    You should never start a real estate venture without going over the tax implications with your accountant. Andrew Ku explains how to optimize your next rent-to-own transaction

  • Put me in, coach by Contributor

    Coach houses are set to turn the GTA rental landscape on its ear in 2019. Ryan Carr explains the trend toward accessory buildings and why investors should take notice

  • The ground floor by Clayton Jarvis

    A new liquid natural gas facility is poised to set the Kitimat, BC, market on fire. Newly built properties will likely be the only option, so investors hoping to capitalize on what could be Fort McMurray 2.0 need to partner with a developer now – before building costs go through the roof

  • Assignment: proceed with caution by Contributor

    Investors in the pre-construction space regularly use assignments to secure impressive returns. But as accountant Andrew Ku explains, the tax implications of such transactions require serious consideration

  • Off the fence by Clayton Jarvis

    The first thing Jason Shackleton did once he started earning a modest income was contact a mortgage agent. By acting quickly and believing in his vision, he now has something few people his age can lay claim to: a thriving real estate portfolio built before the age of 30

  • Save energy, save money by Contributor

    With energy costs and environmental awareness at all-time highs, tenants are increasingly looking for properties that will save them money and reduce their carbon footprint. Megan Arevalo provides a wealth of energy-saving suggestions that will go easy on both the planet and your wallet

  • Q&A, then ROI by CRE

    Tami Bonnell, CEO of EXIT Realty Corp. International, details why prospective investors shouldn’t initiate an investment plan until they ask themselves a few critical questions

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