7 Things to Know About Buying Your First Investment Property



There are seven important considerations you need to think about before investing in your first rental property. Here’s the rundown.

How Real Estate Investors Should Research Local Comps for ARV



Investors must have fair and accurate comps to determine the after repair value (ARV). You’re dealing with two different processes here that blend together. First is the combined total of the purchase price plus the cost of repairs (don’t forget holding costs). This is the minimum of what you’ll have invested in the house after […]

Survey: U.S. investors are bullish about real estate



U.S. real estate investors say they’re optimistic about the state of the housing market, even though the nation is now in recession due to the coronavirus pandemic. LendingHome, a resource for real estate investors including home flippers, landlords and investment mortgage brokers, found in its latest survey that 80% of respondents believe the impact of […]

5 ways to start investing in real estate in 2020



For many people, the word investing is synonymous with the stock market because it promises exceptional results. But, investing is a complex process that cannot be mastered overnight, and it comes with a learning curve. If you love the stock market, you probably need to diversify the portfolio to protect from market volatility. Or you […]

How to Get Started Flipping Houses



Handy home repair people who keep their own houses in good shape might be surprised by the amount of math, muscle, and marketing involved in flipping houses. If you have assessed your own skill set and decided to give real estate investing a try, here are some pointers about how to get started flipping houses. […]

The Most Important Statistics for Real Estate Investing



The most important statistics for one investor aren’t always particularly important to another. For instance, if you want to know “what’s today’s hot real estate market?” you can simply google for that statistic. However, by the time you take action, all of the best deals will be gone and what drove the market up is […]

What Investors and Landlords Need to Know About COVID-19



Learn how real estate investors and landlords will be impacted the fallout from COVID-19.

Toronto Suites vs. Airbnb: Which Is Best for Short-Term Rentals?



Whatever your reason for temporarily relocating in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, your options are limited to booking an Airbnb or a furnished suite, unless you’re willing to shell out for a hotel room.  Whether you’re looking for a change of scenery without straying too far from home, or you’re a frontline healthcare worker […]

A Fast Paced Rehab Timeline



The goal with every rehab is completing it as quickly as possible while keeping it on budget and without compromising quality. Each project is different depending on the scope and magnitude of the project but with each project, you need a timeline for the correct order of completing each step in the right sequence. Careful […]

Don’t Miss These Real Estate Tax Benefits on Investment Property



Investment properties by their very nature are supposed to bring in a profit. That is what draws so many people to add them to their investment portfolio. You still need to get the most profit out of your investment property as possible. This doesn’t just mean income from the property itself. You may qualify for […]