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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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New stress test mortgage rules: how much home can you really afford?
Posted by Emma Scott

OSFI has created new rules for the Mortgage Stress Test in Canada, making it harder for first-timers to qualify for a mortgage as of June 2021. Here's how the test works.

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Grabbing opportunities as the window closes
Posted by David Kitai

Top investor says a combination of two key plans can give investors access to the market even if they’re struggling with liquidity

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Toronto’s development boom continues despite COVID-19
Posted by CREW

Leading developer adds pandemic-ready features as construction on megatower resumes

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Safeguarding your portfolio, part 4: taking opportunities
Posted by Dalia Barsoum

In the fourth and final part of this series, Dalia Barsoum shares the strategic outlook investors need to take to grab the opportunities that lie ahead

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Safeguarding your portfolio, part 3: enhancing agility
Posted by Dalia Barsoum

In part three of this series, Dalia Barsoum highlights the financing tools and techniques that can enhance agility in a portfolio

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Safeguarding your portfolio, part 1: a three-pronged approach
Posted by Dalia Barsoum

In part 1 of a new series, top mortgage broker Dalia Barsoum shares three strategies to pivot an investment portfolio and weather the storm

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Safeguarding your portfolio, part 2: ensuring stability
Posted by Dalia Barsoum

In part two of this series, Dalia Barsoum shares the strategies key to ensuring a portfolio stays stable despite these uncertain times

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Creating a cash cow
Posted by AJ Hazzi

If you have $500,000 in equity built up in your primary residence, Vantage West's AJ Hazzi says the world is your oyster. He shares three strategies for cracking it open

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Industrial strength
Posted by Chad Marek

Investors looking for diversification, increasing cash flow and fair prices can fulfill all three desires via industrial properties. Chad Marek explains how

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Trick or treat
Posted by Andrew Ku

For a real estate investor, few things are scarier than an audit. Andrew Ku offers a cautionary tale that can go a long way toward lessening the horrors wrought by that most hated monster: The Taxman

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Artificial intelligence, genuine results
Posted by Mike Mulqueen

Energy waste, and the costs associated with it, can be the bane of a multi-family investor's existence. Mike Mulqueen explains how smart energy management can help

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