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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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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Assignment: proceed with caution
Posted by Andrew Ku

Investors in the pre-construction space regularly use assignments to secure impressive returns. But as accountant Andrew Ku explains, the tax implications of such transactions require serious consideration

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Vetting, vacating and everything in between
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From the initial interview to the eventual move-out, managing properties can be a daunting process. Valeri Khromov explains how using simple, repeatable strategies can greatly ease a landlord’s burden

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Off the fence
Posted by Clayton Jarvis

The first thing Jason Shackleton did once he started earning a modest income was contact a mortgage agent. By acting quickly and believing in his vision, he now has something few people his age can lay claim to: a thriving real estate portfolio built before the age of 30

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Affordable U.S. investment markets
Posted by Neil Sharma

Affordability remains a challenge in the Toronto and Vancouver metropolitan areas, but the safest investment bet might not even be within Canada’s borders

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