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What Makes a Property, A Good Investment?

I use scorecards and a number of different tools that help me to evaluate real estate assets in order to figure out which will make a good investment and which do not. Lately, I have been talking to different investors who are caught up with finding markets that have the lowest price and highest cash […]

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Three Levels of Real Estate Investors

Having met thousands of real estate investors over the years and seen so many come and go. I have found that there are three levels of investors. Level 1 – Wanna Be Real Estate Investor These investors have many ideas but they rarely take any action on getting everything off the ground. They keep looking […]

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Getting Started with Your First Investment Property

Before we get into the six different methods for purchasing your first investment property, I have noticed that there is one differentiating factor that separates those who invest in real estate and those who are constantly learning to invest in real estate. Finding other people who are already investing in real estate and learning from […]

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The Risk of Diversification

Ignorance is a risk Lack of control is a risk Not knowing how to add value is a risk Getting investment advice from those who get a commission from selling the investment is a risk Deworsification is a risk The average parent tell their children to learn a trade, get a college, or university degree […]

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The Lure of Passive Real Estate Investment Income

I’m not sure how many times I have the term “passive income” and “real estate” together over the last 10 years at various events and presentations – but it is definitely a lot. It seems that many gurus tout the benefits of investing in real estate by stating that real estate is more like mailbox […]

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Phases of Real Estate Investing

Many investors go through three distinct phases while investing in real estate. Of course this will depend on your goals. For example if they are planning on using the funds as their primary income source. How these investors do their purchases and think of investing is quite different and distinct, depending on the phase that […]

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Getting To A Yes

One of the things that I have noticed between successful Real Estate Investors compared to those who don’t succeed is their ability to get to a yes. They continue to persist and persist until they get to an outcome that they are happy with. Many who invest in real estate accept what they’re told and […]

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Achieve Your Goals By Facing Your Fears Using These 7 Steps

I hope that you have somebody in your life that can help you to focus on your successes, and not just push you to achieve your goals. I have had many mentors and coaches over the years, which I have truly appreciated. I had a great conversation with my business coach today. He has many […]

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Why Do You Feel Like You Are Never Getting Ahead With Your Mutual Funds?

The financial services industry is huge and they have a multi-billion-dollar marketing machine behind them. I often find people accept what they are being told instead of trying to dig a little deeper and find out what is really going on behind the numbers and behind what is being said. I want to expose one […]

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The Elimination of Private Rental Housing in Ontario: Financing (Part 1)

With vacancy rates less than 1% in most areas in the Greater Toronto Area and rents increasing across the province, politicians are facing a real challenge. Over the coming weeks I will share some insights into different areas of the private rental housing industry with a series of articles that focus on the Ontario and […]

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