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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Better things
Posted by CRE

Brian Mcguckian knew a career in construction wasn’t going to result in the life he had imagined for himself and his wife, Maria

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Eliminate your biggest joint-venture obstacle
Posted by Contributor

Joint-venture capital can be a gamechanger for investors, but accessing often presents a major stumbling block. Corey and Tiffany Young of InvestorOnFire describe a common barrier investors erect between themselves and those critical JV funds

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When the going gets tough
Posted by Contributor

This year, Canadians will see the tightest lending environment they've experienced in years. Streetwise Mortgages’ Dalia Barsoum provides 5 strategies for strengthening your borrowing power

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Thieves among us
Posted by Contributor

Speculation often brings out the worst in investors, sometimes resulting in outright fraud. Monica Peters shares three methods you can use to prevent unscrupulous buyers from nabbing one of your properties

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Out with the old, in with the new
Posted by Contributor

With resale home prices on the rise, investors are beginning to see more value – and more cash-flow potential – in new builds. Tiffany Young of InvestorOnFire shares five tips for working with builders on investor-friendly products

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Easing the squeeze
Posted by Contributor

Rock Star Real Estate's Paul D'Abruzzo outlines three ways investors can maintain – and even increase – a property's ROI in the face of further interest-rate hikes and intensifying rent controls

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Back to reality
Posted by Contributor

With debt levels at an all-time high and the Canadian economy charging ahead, the days of historically low interest rates appear to be ending. Dalia Barsoum of Streetwise Mortgages prepares investors for the ensuing financial turmoil

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Kitchen renovations: Save or splurge?
Posted by Contributor

Plenty of options await investors preparing to upgrade their kitchens. Vanessa Roman examines three essential elements of a kitchen reno from both ends of the cost spectrum

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The plan and its potential
Posted by Contributor

Paul D'Abruzzo outlines the effects of Ontario's Fair Housing Plan and describes why – and how – savvy investors can profit from it

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Beyond the double-digit returns
Posted by Contributor

Before diving into a potentially lucrative private mortgage agreement, investors must first do their due diligence. Dalia Barsoum explains what you need to know

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