How To Turn Crisis Into Opportunity

If money’s a bit tight right now, here are six tips for empowering yourself to create a breakthrough… Tip #1: Take responsibility for results. As Winston Churchill said, “The price of greatness is responsibility.” While external forces may have made things worse, face the fact that the solution is now in your hands. Tip #2: […]

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Home Staging to Sell Your Home Fast

If you’re thinking of selling your home any time soon, here’s a little secret to help you sell it FASTER and for top dollar… “Staging” is the latest buzzword in real estate, but it simply means to present your home in its best and most appealing light. If you are preparing your home to sell, […]

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The Best Time to Invest In Revenue Property

Contrary to popular opinion, a recession is actually the BEST time to invest in revenue properties. Why? Regardless of market conditions people always need a place to live, and with today’s lower prices, you’ve got the perfect money-making opportunity! The first thing to keep in mind is that real estate in a recession is a […]

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Choosing the Best Reverse Mortgage for Your Future

If this doesn’t apply to you, perhaps you know someone 55 or older who might find it helpful… A reverse mortgage lets you turn your home’s equity into cash without having to move or make monthly payments. It’s designed for homeowners 55 and over who want to “spend down” their home equity. If you or […]

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Using Home Equity to Build Wealth for Retirement

Lower savings rates due to rising home values It’s no secret that more and more Canadians are retiring house rich and cash poor. This is perhaps due to the fact that many of us have followed the traditional approach of paying off our mortgages before beginning to save for retirement. And in the face of […]

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How Rental Cash Damming Can Save You Thousands

This article originally appear in the May 2014 edition of Canadian Real Estate Magazine The cost of mortgage interest and taxes are really eating into my monthly cash flows. I want to take advantage of investment opportunities in my locality but these costs are proving too much of an obstacle. What can I do to […]

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10 Ways to save a down payment for your new home

Are you considering buying a new home or investment property in the near future? If so, saving a down payment can be a challenge. But think of it this way: If you can discipline yourself to regularly set aside funds until you have a down payment, you’ll probably have no problem making the mortgage payments. […]

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The 3 P’s of Persistence to Achieve Success

A question for you: What would you do if you knew you could not fail? What would you do, what would you have, who would you become if success was certain? If you’re anything like me, it’s questions like these that inspire you to rise above your fear of failure and dream BIGGER than you’ve […]

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10 Top Renovation Projects That Increase Your Home Value

Renovating your home can be an effective way to increase its resale value. But not all renovations are created equal — and none are guaranteed to repay 100% of their cost. However, by renovating strategically, you can increase your selling price enough that a significant portion of the renovation costs are passed on to the […]

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6 Ways to Create Wealth with Real Estate

There’s a reason why investing in Real Estate is the #1 millionaire-maker in the world… IT WORKS! Sure, real estate is a big investment. But remember it IS an investment. In fact, if you purchase a property strategically, it can help you generate income, tax savings and capital appreciation. Here are six proven strategies to […]

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