Investor Resources

  • Give yourself some credit by Julie Kuzmic

    It's one thing to save up a down payment; it's another to show a lender that you're worth the risk. Julie Kuzmic provides a few tips for prospective investors looking to establish good credit

  • Commercial investments poised to weather COVID-19 by Gerv Tacadena

    Several factors are expected to offset the headwinds resulting from the outbreak's impact on the economy, study shows

  • 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

  • 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

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