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  • Cottages: cash cow or money pit? by Contributor

    Monika Jazyk, author of Real Estate Mistakes, offers some practical advice to investors considering dipping their toes into the recreational market

  • The zoning tango by Clayton Jarvis

    Jason Stern, owner of Exclusive Rentals and Luxury Student Rentals, shares an illuminating – and chilling – case study of a legal duplex that wasn’t what it seemed

  • A new way to win by CRE

    In what’s shaping up to be a challenging year for investors, many will be in search of new ways to maximize their returns. CREW sat down with Clifford Fraser, chief operating officer of Equiton, to discuss why private equity investing might be the alternative source of stable returns you’ve been looking for

  • The investor's choice by Contributor

    Looking for financing solutions? Ameera Ameerullah, founder of Canada Mortgage and Financial Group, is here to help

  • Better things by CRE

    Brian Mcguckian knew a career in construction wasn’t going to result in the life he had imagined for himself and his wife, Maria

  • Eliminate your biggest joint-venture obstacle by Contributor

    Joint-venture capital can be a gamechanger for investors, but accessing often presents a major stumbling block. Corey and Tiffany Young of InvestorOnFire describe a common barrier investors erect between themselves and those critical JV funds

  • Out with the old, in with the new by Contributor

    With resale home prices on the rise, investors are beginning to see more value – and more cash-flow potential – in new builds. Tiffany Young of InvestorOnFire shares five tips for working with builders on investor-friendly products

  • Back to reality by Contributor

    With debt levels at an all-time high and the Canadian economy charging ahead, the days of historically low interest rates appear to be ending. Dalia Barsoum of Streetwise Mortgages prepares investors for the ensuing financial turmoil

  • Kitchen renovations: Save or splurge? by Contributor

    Plenty of options await investors preparing to upgrade their kitchens. Vanessa Roman examines three essential elements of a kitchen reno from both ends of the cost spectrum

  • Beyond the double-digit returns by Contributor

    Before diving into a potentially lucrative private mortgage agreement, investors must first do their due diligence. Dalia Barsoum explains what you need to know

  • The tip of the iceberg by Contributor

    Choosing the lowest mortgage rate often means agreeing to a host of unfavourable terms. Dalia Barsoum outlines six components of low-rate mortgages that can sink even the best-laid investment plans

  • Developing a dream by CRE

    Not many investors start their career with a 46-unit townhouse project. The success of award-winning investor Charles Wah proves that land development is an option for many investors, not just the rich or established

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