Entries Tagged as 'Investing'

Reader Question About Condos As Investment

February 5th, 2011 · Comments Off on Reader Question About Condos As Investment · Buying or Selling Your Property, Kids & Family, Property Management, Rental Property

photo credit: JoshuaDavisPhotography I have the best readers ever. They are on the ball and nothing slips past them… After my post the other day about how I love to manage new condos, I got a question. Hi Rachelle: Just a suggestion for a future topic. People like me who have always dealt with multi-residential […]

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Secrets of Cultural Discrimination

December 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on Secrets of Cultural Discrimination · Personal House, Property Management, Rental Property

This is in response to a telephone call I got today… Landlord – Hi, can you find me a tenant of X origin? I’m of country X and I only want my nationality for a tenant. Me – No, that’s discrimination and it’s against the law. You’ll have to do it yourself. Landlord – Well […]

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Don’t Take Shit From Tenants

November 19th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Landlord & Tenant Board, Property Management, Rental Property

Here’s the where the difference between property managers and small property owners really becomes obvious. First of all property managers have been suckered and burned more times that you can count when they were first in the business, so they don’t buy crap any more. Plus they don’t care. I’m not sure exactly when it […]

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Greg Romundt – BNN Interview

November 11th, 2010 · Comments Off on Greg Romundt – BNN Interview · REIT

Greg Romundt, CEO & Trustee of Centurion REIT did a very interesting interview on BNN. For those of you who are invested in apartment buildings he brought a very interesting graph of private REIT values as well as a graph showing public REITs and their correlation to the stock market. He also talks about residential […]

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Garth Turner & HouseAggedon

November 10th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Buying or Selling Your Property, Personal House, Rental Property

Tonight’s adventure brought me to an event by Garth Turner here in Toronto at the Double Tree Hilton on Dixon Road. I had a good time, Garth is an engaging speaker and like at his blog Greater Fool he makes great use of visual images to make his point. One thing that really came across […]

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