Yearly Archives: 2013

Top Tax Related Tips for Real Estate Investors

Taking some time now to consider and implement what I think are some of the top tax tips can save you time, money and effort, and help you establish a reliable system to support your real estate investment.
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Top 5 Real Estate Investing Mistakes to Avoid

So what are the top 5 real estate investing mistakes to avoid? As a real estate investor for the last 20+ years, I have experienced what only can be described as the good, the bad and the ugly of the industry. From managing properties myself to working with professionals, I have discovered that the small details can make a huge difference to your real estate investing success.
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Mortgage Rate Changes: How to prepare yourself?

With almost five years of historically low rates, in July we witnessed mortgage rate changes in Canada that may not be so temporary. There was especially some upward movement in the 5 year fixed rate mortgages. These changes have since leveled off, but this may be the beginning of the end of the historical low interest rate party. Many believe that the interest rates for at least the fixed rates may be on the rise.
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Real Estate vs. Stock Market

Real Estate vs. Stock Market: Which is a Better Investment? When looking at the best ways to generate potential returns for your investment portfolio, there is much debate on whether the stock market or real estate investments offer the best opportunity.
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What are the Tax Considerations of Real Estate Investing?

With tax season upon us, many real estate investors assess the tax implications of owning real estate. How does your real estate portfolio impact your taxes?  What do you need to consider? Regardless whether you own one investment or multiple properties, managing your real estate portfolio is like a small business.  You need to file more »
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