Categories for Investing in Real Estate

Are You Clear On What Is A Good Deal?

So often, in the beginning, investors focus on real estate investing techniques, and lose sight of the important issue – is this a good deal? Learning to recognize a good deal takes research, education and, above all, experience. Here’s a good formula to determine whether a potential real estate purchase ...

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Finding, Fixing and Flipping homes

Flipping houses is a hot topic these days. Here are 10 tips to help you find the perfect flip from HGTV’s The Big Flip renovator’s John Stassen and Randy Mackay. Find properties that are diamonds in the rough – homes that are rundown in comparison to those around them – ...

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Real estate: long flip versus quick flip

Globe & Mail: Cindy, 39-year-old Toronto MBA grad doesn’t collect shoes or keep old magazines. Houses are her thing. “I wanted to take control of my future. And what I really loved to do was renovate, have tenants and make great homes for people,” she says. “As soon as I ...

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Tips on Painting Cabinets

1)  Make Sure You Sand Completely If not sanded properly, even in the hard to reach spots, the paint will go on unevenly, requiring more coats of paint.     2)  Tinting Your Primer Add a bit of your paint color to the primer to tint it — and you can get away with ...

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