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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How much does it cost to build a house: Toronto

Posted by Corben Grant

If you are considering building your home instead of opting for a resale home, here is what you can expect to pay in the City of Toronto.

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Three reno ideas for condo investors
Posted by Clayton Jarvis

HGTV would have you believe that valuable renos only take place in detached properties, but condo owners can get in on the fun, too

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Don't take financing for granted
Posted 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

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International Focus: Vine-Ripened Returns
Posted by Mike Cobb

Wine is big business in Argentina, and it’s not hard to get in on the action. Mike Cobb offers a taste of the possibilities on offer

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Alternatives: Bought the farm
Posted by Bob Carter

Rental demand may wax and wane, but the planet’s need for food will only intensify. Bob Carter offers an introduction to the world of investing in farmland

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Strategy: Crank your ROI
Posted 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

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Property Management: Smooth out your move outs
Posted by Valeri Khromov

The inevitable tenant move-out can be a painless, straightforward process – but only if it’s done the right way. Valeri Khromov explains what that looks like

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Six real estate trends to watch for in 2020
Posted by Clayton Jarvis

CREW spoke to the co-founder of PropertyGuys.com about six trends the company feels will reshape the Canadian real estate landscape

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The REIT Stuff: Why real estate investment trusts may be the smart bet for an uncertain 2020
Posted by Clayton Jarvis

The success of REITs over the past ten years point to a level of stability that residential real estate may not be able to offer if that long-awaited recession hits next year

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Picking the winners with KeySpire's Michael Sarracini
Posted by Clayton Jarvis

A preview of what's in store in CREW's upcoming Property Forecast: four markets the KeySpire CEO has his eye on for 2020

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Do you know enough about pre-delivery inspections to do one yourself? Probably not
Posted by Clayton Jarvis

Whether they choose to attend or not, real estate investors should have a good understanding of what a pre-delivery inspection entails before theirs rolls around

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