Strategy

  • When the going gets tough by Contributor

    This year, Canadians will see the tightest lending environment they've experienced in years. Streetwise Mortgages’ Dalia Barsoum provides 5 strategies for strengthening your borrowing power

  • The plan and its potential by Contributor

    Paul D'Abruzzo outlines the effects of Ontario's Fair Housing Plan and describes why – and how – savvy investors can profit from it

  • How to win a JV partner 101 by Darren Weeks

    Selling joint ventures can be, well, it can be like selling swamp land in Florida. But more and more seasoned investors are making the effort as financing challenges emerge and lenders cap the number of properties any one investor can have and still win new funding.

  • Canada’s Top 50 Rental Markets by Peter Mitham

    Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.’s latest survey of Canada’s rental markets yields some surprising finds and some long-term winners. And, as Peter Mitham discovers, rental housing is a hot topic across Canada as house prices rise above what many people can afford, prompting first-time homebuyers to defer a purchase. Add in economic uncertainties, and both tenants and landlords want a property that makes the best use of their money.

  • When the credit gets tough, the tough investor gets... by Editorial Team

    Getting financing to buy an investment property is no longer as easy as it used to be, as lenders continue to tighten their criteria. Peter Mitham explains how you can get access to financing despite the hurdles.

  • Taking DIY renos in hand by Joel Kranc

    There are different ways to add value and appeal to your property. In a volatile economy, doing it yourself is becoming part of the renovation landscape. Joel Kranc explains.

  • How to become a property tycoon by Dalia Baroum & Enza Venuto

    How can you build a profitable portfolio safely and quickly in the current environment? Dalia Barsoum and Enza Venuto reveal their top tips and strategies.

  • Retire richer and sooner by Kit Kadlec

    No matter your age, by applying the right strategies you can retire richer with real estate as your vehicle. Kit Kadlec explains how

  • Targeted investing by Sean Deasy

    For Rashad Aumeerally, sound investing starts with finding the right property in just the right location. Sean Deasy explains

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