real estate investors

Turning a Basement Into a Rental Unit

The latest real estate renovation for investment purposes we completed was a basement suite. More specifically, it was the basement suite for a half-duplex (built in the 1960s) in the inner city. The premise behind the reno was to turn a single unit investment property …

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Pay Down Your Mortgage or Save?

We are living in strange times. Western world central bankers are creating an economy based off debt, which is scary because consumers have demonstrated in decades past a general lack of fiscal responsibility when credit is cheap. What’s more, some countries in the Western world, …

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It Costs a Lot of Money to Sell an Investment Property

Selling my first real estate property was exciting. Taking money off the table is always nice. Only mistake I made was not properly calculating the amount I was to be left with upon closing of the sale, leaving me in a bit of a pickle …

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