Should You Sell Your House or Rent It Out?



If you’re a homeowner who is considering moving to a new area or has simply outgrown your current house, you have a large decision to make: should you sell your house or rent it out? Each option has various benefits as well as drawbacks. To make the decision that is right for you, carefully consider […]

Should You Invest in Rental Properties or House-Flipping?



Although the housing market looks like it’s already recovered from the pandemic-induced downturn of last spring, don’t make the mistake of thinking we’re back to normal. With millions of potential evictions looming, a potential mass migration from cities to the suburbs, and historically low inventory coupled with sky-high demand, it’s safe to say the market’s […]

10 Ways to Reduce the Cash You Need to Buy a Rental Property



Most of us would love to have five or ten rental properties generating passive income for us every month. Far fewer of us actually own any rentals, having bumped up against one tall barrier to entry: cash. It takes investment capital to build a portfolio of rental properties. Cash for the down payment, cash for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How To Find The Right Loans For Real Estate Investing



For those who are new to the world of investing, finding a property isn’t the hardest part! For many, finding the right type of loan for their real estate investment can make or break their next deal. Real estate investors are often on the hunt for the next big deal, but finding the funding for […]

COVID-19: What the future holds in terms of Real Estate Investments?



In a matter of weeks, the 2020 picture had shifted 180 degrees, from a year with high prospects, to one that seems to bring the first economic downturn since 2008. The entire world is under heavy pressure due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the number of cases had recently surpassed 1 million. The United States […]