Investor Resources

  • Don't take financing for granted by Dalia Barsoum

    Investors who calculate a property’s cash flow before securing financing are often forced to make other plans. Dalia Barsoum shares three strategies for ensuring that projected cash flow actually winds up in your pocket

  • Commercial real estate alternatives in Hamilton and Ottawa by Clayton Jarvis

    With residential prices climbing in two of Ontario’s most desirable markets, should investors target commercial properties there instead?

  • Reaching the peak by Clayton Jarvis

    In 2004, Greg Eaton was living in the basement of his own property, plotting his escape from Calgary. Now, Eaton is using his education and experience to bring new life to downtown Cranbrook, BC

  • You better Belize it by Mike Cobb

    Hungry for affordable properties and enticing returns in a tropical location? Look no further than Belize. Mike Cobb explains why there’s more to Central America than just Mexico

  • Be the bank by Bob Carter

    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

  • Mini markets, mega returns by Contributor

    The biggest returns aren’t necessarily found in the biggest cities. Cranbrook, BC-based investor Greg Eaton explains the thinking behind small-market investing

  • How to renovate your water bill by George Tsitzouras

    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 Gavin Thomas

    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 Andrew Ku

    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 Ryan Carr 

    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

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