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Month: January 2013

3 Reasons Why “B Tenants” Are Good Tenants!

3 Reasons Why “B Tenants” Are Good Tenants!

Investing in real estate is a business and like any good business, it generates positive cash flow. As an investor and real estate agent specializing with investment properties, I come across numerous types of tenants ranging from those who are always late on their rent […]

Don’t Judge A House By It’s Days On The Market

Don’t Judge A House By It’s Days On The Market

For investors, a house that has been sitting on the market for a few months is viewed as an opportunity for a great deal. For others, it can be something they do not want to be a part of. “There must be a reason why […]

First Time Investor? Here’s Your First 4 Steps. Then Run!!

First Time Investor? Here’s Your First 4 Steps. Then Run!!

Being a first time investor can be full of fear, confusion and excitement all at once. The biggest mistake first time investors make is “just doing it” and hoping it works out. While I do believe sometimes it’s important to actually take action and jump […]

Top 5 Renovation Tips For Your Single-Family Investment Property

Top 5 Renovation Tips For Your Single-Family Investment Property

Today I’m going to dive deeper into which renovations will make your property stand out.

7-Step Guide To Investing in Condo Townhomes

7-Step Guide To Investing in Condo Townhomes

Investing in condo town-homes can be some of the “easiest” investments within your portfolio. Although investing in any type of real estate requires large amounts of analysis and due diligence, condo town-homes can be very hands off which is why they are so attractive for […]

3 Ways To Keep Your Tenants Renting Longer

3 Ways To Keep Your Tenants Renting Longer

In order for a real estate investing business to be successful, it requires finding good quality tenants to pay rent and cover the investor’s expenses (Please see my previous blog post “3 things your single family investment property needs to attract quality tenants” for further […]

How The New Investing Mortgage Rules Work In Your Favor

How The New Investing Mortgage Rules Work In Your Favor

As the mortgage rules continue to tighten, investors cringe in fear as the dream to expand their portfolio becomes more difficult. Prior to April 2010, investors could snatch up investment properties with only 5% down. Heading into 2013, the rules have drastically changed and are […]

3 Things Your Single Family Investment Property NEEDS To Attract Quality Tenants

3 Things Your Single Family Investment Property NEEDS To Attract Quality Tenants

We’ve all heard the “expert” share their stories around the water cooler about how his or her uncle, cousin, friend of a friends tenant trashed their property, refused to pay rent and had to go through the costly eviction process (especially here in Ontario). So, […]

3 Questions To Ask A Realtor Before Investing!

3 Questions To Ask A Realtor Before Investing!

With change comes panic for many. The recent tightening of mortgage rules has reduced the number of eager first time buyers who now do not qualify.  Add all the noise of how our economy is on the verge of collapsing through media outlets, and the […]


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