Investor Resources

  • Flip it right by Paul Roussel

    Contrary to what HGTV would have you believe, flipping a house is rarely glamorous or fun – at least not until the cheque clears. Paul Roussel provides a primer for flippers-to-be

  • Tips on how to find good tenants by Kandace Gallant

    We’ve all heard horror stories about bad tenants before, so naturally, it makes us question if we should get into the world of investing ourselves. But having a rental property can come with a lot of benefits. Though becoming a landlord comes with a lot of new responsibilities, especially when it comes to protecting your investment that you’ve worked hard for, you’ll find that coming across bad tenants is much rarer than finding great tenants.

  • Small-market JVs by Contributor

    Lining up joint-venture partners can be challenging in a small market, where options are often few and far between. Mandy Branham shares some pointers for small-town investors looking for big-time returns through JVs

  • 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

  • From landlord to flipper by Contributor

    Owning a cash-flowing property doesn’t mean you’ll have enough funds at your disposal when you really need them. Sarah Eder and Sarah Larbi share 10 ideas for buy-and-hold investors looking to flip their way to a quick infusion of cash

  • Assignment: proceed with caution by Andrew Ku

    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

  • Vetting, vacating and everything in between by

    From the initial interview to the eventual move-out, managing properties can be a daunting process. Valeri Khromov explains how using simple, repeatable strategies can greatly ease a landlord’s burden

  • 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

  • Affordable U.S. investment markets by Neil Sharma

    Affordability remains a challenge in the Toronto and Vancouver metropolitan areas, but the safest investment bet might not even be within Canada’s borders

  • Save energy, save money by Megan Arevalo

    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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