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Posted on 09. Dec, 2012 by Jane.
If talk about a housing correction are keeping you out of the property investment game, here are seven top reasons to overcome those fears. As real estate veteran Paul Kondakos, president of RealtyHub.ca, points out your time to buy an income-producing property may be now. 1. Mortage Rates – Canadian bond yields continue to sit [...]
Posted on 16. Nov, 2012 by Jane.
Hey everyone, especially those of you have rental properties and are Landlords in Nova Scotia! The NS Residential Tenancies Act has changed with effect from 15th November 2012. Here’s an overview of the changes taken directly from the government website www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/pdf/ans-rta-landlord-brochure.pdf. Some of the changes may affect you so check it out! Information for Landlords [...]
Posted on 19. Sep, 2012 by Jane.
Being a Landlord can be real work when you manage the rental yourself. However, despite the hard work and horror stories, it can be beneficial for new investors to manage their property themselves for a short period of time, just to get a feel for “how it’s done”. Now, not everyone is going to agree [...]
Posted on 14. May, 2012 by Jane.
Real estate investing has many profitable faces. It’s hard not to get distracted by all the possibilities. Ideally you need to pick the investing strategy that works for you and be the best you can at it. For us, that’s buy and hold investing. Yet, so many of the people we come into contact with [...]
Posted on 08. Apr, 2012 by Jane.
If you are a new real estate investor purchasing your first rental in your local area, you may be surprised to hear us say that we do recommend you manage your property yourself, hands-on for a 6-12 month period. After this time, go ahead and turn the property over to a competent property management company [...]
Posted on 29. Mar, 2012 by Jane.
Last night was yet another big success for our Real Estate Investors Meetup Halifax. 44 attendees came together to share knowledge, provide support and network with one another. What started out as a purely educational monthly meeting has now developed into somewhat of a mastermind group. Each member has their own personal business mission and [...]