We come to real estate investment for various reasons. In my experience, investing is usually a means to an end such as creating a desired lifestyle now or at a future time. You’ve already made the decision to invest in residential real estate and now you’re trying to determine which type.
The STRATEGIC INVESTMENT REALTORS® TEAM love to learn.
We're always reading, listening and upgrading our knowledge base because we believe education and knowledge are the keys to successful investing.
This section is an opportunity for us to help you upgrade your knowledge and learn more about real estate investing.
Within this section you'll learn why real estate can be such a powerful investment. You'll also discover why we believe the right multifamily real estate properties are a fundamental part of a great-performing investment portfolio.
You were willing to share your knowledge and experience. I appreciate your helpfulness in guiding towards our financial success.
To the right you'll find links to a collection of pages. Each one is packed with valuable information to help you get started in successful real estate investing.
We suggest you start with "Why invest in Real Estate".
You may also create an account on our website and receive our free 7 part training course. Here you'll learn our approach to successful real estate investing.
Managing all aspects of your real estate investments should be considered a business and as such should be taken seriously for a number of reasons. A major one is how it is going to be treated for income tax purposes. In the following article I will be going through what I think are the top tax tips for real estate investing.
With almost five years of historically low rates, in July we witnessed yet more mortgage rate changes in Canada that may not be so temporary. There was especially some upward movement in the 5 year fixed rate mortgages. These changes have since leveled off, but this may be the beginning of the end of the historical low interest rate party.
When looking at the best ways to generate potential returns for your investment portfolio, there is much debate on whether the stock market or real estate investments offer the best opportunity.
Rental property Insurance – What does your insurance cover? Read the fine print!
Understanding and Mitigating Your Risks – Rental Property Insurance and the New Limitation Act.
This month I’d like to share my thoughts on how you can better manage risk once you’ve made a purchase and what to consider for insurance coverage, and lastly provide an update on the Limitation Act.
With tax season upon us, many real estate investors assess the tax implications of owning real estate. How does your real estate portfolio impact your taxes? What do you need to consider?
Regardless whether you own one investment or multiple properties, managing your real estate portfolio is like a small business. You need to file a statement of revenues and expenses for your rental properties with your return each year.