Entries Tagged as 'Kids & Family'

Landlord Opportunity – Learning You Need

January 5th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Kids & Family

Success is not an accident, it’s hard work. There is a whole industry of people who sell real estate to investors and they tend to gloss over the little details like property management is boring but essential, and that real estate is one of the most legislated businesses there is. Harry Fine is one of […]

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CMHC just wrong about Foreign Ownership Percentage

December 19th, 2017 · Comments Off on CMHC just wrong about Foreign Ownership Percentage · Kids & Family

So CMHC has just sent out it’s latest report Non Resident Ownership of Condominium Apartments and as usual I have a problem with their methodology. Why? “CMHC obtains information on non-resident ownership through telephone interviews of the property management company or condominium (strata) board, or building superintendent, which may be supplemented by site visits if […]

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Rentals are Not Condos and We Need Them

December 18th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Kids & Family

There is a giant difference in this life between wants and needs. It’s not really popular but I am by nature exceedingly pragmatic. We have a huge problem in this city of Toronto and the city of Vancouver with housing. First we have a lot of people with unrealistic expectations of housing and that problem […]

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Landlord Imitator Scams

October 31st, 2017 · Comments Off on Landlord Imitator Scams · Kids & Family

Tenants these days are often super cautious about committing to an apartment. Landlords also have to be super cautious about committing to tenants. Both parties are often victims of scammers. Landlord Scammers Hi, We gave in a rental application with a certified cheque and documentation. The home owner cashed the cheque, rented the house to […]

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Downtown Toronto Trump Building Renamed

June 28th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Kids & Family

So there’s a good chance most of you have not been following the nightmare that Trump Tower was to investors. My understanding is that the promised returns were exaggerated and expenses understated.  Not really a surprise, but investors were misled. You might also say, they were bled dry, because a lot of them didn’t or […]

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