Expert Advice

Tips to avoiding water damage in your home
Posted by Neil Sharma

The only thing worse than the cost of repairing water damage to homes is knowing that it was preventable. Here are some helpful tips when it comes to waterproofing your home.

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How do mortgages work in Canada?
Posted by Emma Scott

If you're looking to move to Canada, here is everything you need to learn about how the step-by-step mortgage process works and what you can expect.

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Does the CRA flipping reporting have you worried?
Posted by CRE

With the Canada revenue agency now tracking house flippers – thanks to last year’s mortgage rule changes – are you worried further crackdowns on investors may soon come?

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Real Estate and Mortgage Broker Decisions
Posted by CRE

Should you use a real estate agent or mortgage brokers? The following questions are a guide to understand whether you're getting the most from your investment

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Hassle free investing, and living at Oak Bay
Posted by CRE

Developing real estate of any magnitude is often an exercise in time and patience. The approvals, the permits, the planning; even the most patient investor can feel frustration

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How transportation impacts real estate prices
Posted by CRE

Properties located close to public transportation will continue to see more growth in real estate prices and rental demand, says Michael Rix

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How to sell a home leading up to the holidays
Posted by CRE

Although listing a home too close to Christmas isn’t ideal in many cases, Dustin Graham explains how it can be done properly.

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What to expect from a leasing agent
Posted by CRE

Before hiring a leasing agent, every investor should review the following checklist to ensure their property is in capable hands.

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Confessions of a former seminar junkie
Posted by CRE

With a plethora of real estate investment seminar companies offering events to investors, expert Teresa Leung explains which one is right for you

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What to look for in a property manager
Posted by CRE

The relationship between landlord and property manager is one of the key elements of keeping an investment property running smoothly, says property expert Tracy Ma

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How to protect yourself against provincial offences
Posted by CRE

For landlords, worries about bounced rent cheques or major repairs pale in comparison to provincial or criminal offences. Lawyer Matt Maurer arms landlords with the knowledge they need to protect themselves against these types of charges.

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How to choose an income property
Posted by CRE

Property experty Dustin Graham outlines the top variables to consider when evaluating potential properties

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