Strategy

  • 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

  • Student housing 101 by Evan Goode

    Rather than the crash course most investors receive, Vantage West's Evan Goode is here to ensure you get an A+ when venturing into this challenging corner of real estate

  • Creating a cash cow by AJ Hazzi

    If you have $500,000 in equity built up in your primary residence, Vantage West's AJ Hazzi says the world is your oyster. He shares three strategies for cracking it open

  • 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

  • Strategy: Crank your ROI by AJ Hazzi

    There’s no shortcut to success in real estate, but there are plenty of crafty ways to get more out of your properties. Vantage West’s AJ Hazzi shares 10 of them

  • Strategy: Big markets, big money by Alice Yang

    Don’t be dissuaded by the cap rates – Canada’s biggest cities are still the place to be. Alice Yang provides a few ideas for getting the most out of Canada’s priciest markets

  • Financing: Unleash your RRSPs by Dalia Barsoum

    In the second part of her series on how to use RRSPs to invest in real estate, Dalia Barsoum outlines a low-cost, low-maintenance strategy that can lead to excellent tax-sheltered returns

  • Tax Focus: Four to make you more by Andrew Ku

    Incorporating is a move that can be as daunting as it is necessary. Andrew Ku shares four strategies that can help real estate investors increase their profits – and hold onto them

  • Private Mortgage Primer by Harpreet Hans

    Investing in private mortgages is not for the faint of heart. But, as Harpreet Hans explains, using TFSA and RRSP funds can help informed investors match the high level of risk involved with equally lofty returns

  • Why buy land? by Contributor

    Cash flow is great, but the land beneath an investment property will always be more valuable than whatever sits on top of it. So, asks Joe Varing, why not start there?

  • 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

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