Investor Resources

Flip it right
Posted 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

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A comprehensive guide on how to port a mortgage
Posted by Taylor Pipe

Rather than exiting your contract early and paying high penalty fees, you may be able to qualify to port your mortgage. Here's everything you need to know about porting a mortgage in Canada.

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Mini markets, mega returns
Posted 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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How to renovate your water bill
Posted 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

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All the pretty houses
Posted 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

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The pros and cons of low-income tenants
Posted 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

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The new alternative
Posted 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

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Bespoke rent-to-own
Posted 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

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Put me in, coach
Posted 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

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Small-market JVs
Posted 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

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The ground floor
Posted 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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From landlord to flipper
Posted by Contributor

Owning a cash-flowing property doesn’t mean you’ll have enough funds at your disposal when you really need them. Sarah Eder and Sarah Larbi share 10 ideas for buy-and-hold investors looking to flip their way to a quick infusion of cash

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