8 Best Ways to Invest in Real Estate: How to Get Started
October 19, 2020
The more you learn about real estate, the more you realize there are more ways to invest in real estate than just buying a house or two in the neighborhood and turning them into rental properties. Ind..
Top 3 Books on House Flipping
August 28, 2019
Successful house flipping is an art and a science. Some house flippers perfect it and go on to flip dozens of houses a year. Others have more modest goals but make a profit on each house they sell. A ..
How to Buy and Hold Real Estate
August 27, 2019
Profiting from real estate as part of a short-term or a long-term investment strategy (for example, to complement your retirement plan) is a common goal for many investors. The flexibility of real est..
4 Ways to Invest in the Real Estate Market
August 17, 2019
By: Penelope Graham, Zoocasa For most Canadians, purchasing a home for use as a principal residence is the largest investment they’ll ever make. It’s also one that has paid off handsomely for tho..
Home Flippers: Which Renovations Add The Most Value?
May 15, 2019
By: Zoocasa House flipping has become almost a sport in some cities around the world. Bolstered by HGTV reality shows, the DIY-reno business is booming. It’s especially hot in the Toronto real est..
These Books on Flipping Houses Will Teach You What TV Shows Won’t
April 24, 2019
Concerned with ratings, TV shows rarely show the complete picture of house flipping with all the hurdles and unexpected costs. If you are looking for some “real deal” stuff you are better off with..
5 Basic Tips for Real Estate Investment
April 11, 2019
With market prices on the rise, real estate can be a gold mine for investment. Another perk to property investment is that anyone interested in real estate can learn how to become successful in the fi..
Best Home Renovations That Boost Home Values
September 25, 2018
Are you looking to update your house? If you are thinking you might be selling in a few years, then beginning a renovation project takes on new meaning. The reason for this is simple. You want to make..
3 Critical Factors to Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage
September 12, 2018
The house buying process can be long and frustrating at times. The worst is when you find a house you love but by the time you get approved for a mortgage, another offer came in and the seller accepte..
One Way You Can Earn Money Through Real Estate Investments
August 28, 2018
Have you ever thought of buying a property and renting it out to earn a supplemental income? Maybe that property is better suited through a company that allows you to list your property to guests from..
5 Vital Factors That Drive the Real Estate Market
August 13, 2018
You know the old saying that real estate prices are local. What is happening in one area of the country has no impact on another area and so forth. While overall this idea rings true, there are some e..
How to Predict If a Home Will Hold Its Resale Value
June 28, 2018
While most buyers who purchase a home with a view to living there themselves will have very specific criteria about what they want, when purchasing as an investor, the financial performance of the pr..
Top Tips for First-Time Property Investors
May 23, 2018
If you’re thinking about getting into the real estate market with your first investment property, there are a few things to consider before you jump straight in. While property can prove to be a gr..
4 Terrifying Things to Know About Homeowners Associations
May 21, 2018
If you never lived in a development with a homeowners association, you might think that having your lawn mowed for you and not having to take care of the swimming pool sounds great. You might even thi..
How The FHA Hack Will Change Your Life
May 7, 2018
What is a House-Hack House-Hacking is the act of purchasing a duplex, tri-plex, or four-plex as your primary residence. This allows you to live in one unit and rent the other units out. This is an ing..
Why Luxury Homes Are Going Up For Sale in Bitcoin
May 4, 2018
Bitcoin is becoming increasingly accepted by those looking to drum up interest for their homes and properties, as the market of Bitcoin millionaires is still largely untapped. As more luxury propertie..
Few Tips on Investing in Commercial Real Estate
April 28, 2018
Whether you are looking to broaden your investment portfolio or taking the first step into the investment world, add commercial real estate into the mix could be precisely what you need. The right inv..
4 Simple Tips to Stage Your House for a Quick Sale
April 10, 2018
There are many reasons why you might need to stage your house for a quick sale. Maybe you are getting divorced or need to move for your career. Or maybe you have simply had it with being a homeowner. ..
Mortgage Expert Shares the Most Efficient Way to Pay off Your Home
April 4, 2018
“It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.” – Henry Ford ..
Maximizing Your Real Estate Return Without Losing Your Shirt
February 6, 2018
Investing in real estate seems like the most stable way of making money and earning an income that will ensure a comfortable retirement, but, as with anything, delving into real estate does have its s..
The Importance of Life Insurance as a Real Estate Investor
November 30, 2017
You probably already have life insurance through a job or privately purchased, but you may not know just how important it is for your real estate investment business. If you are investing in real esta..
Your First Rental Property: Exactly How You Should Screen a Tenant?
November 16, 2017
People who have never owned a home before tend to wish for homeownership more than any other group of people. Why? Owning a home comes with many responsibilities and potential financial risks. Plumbin..
The Dreaded Landlord Eviction: Here’s What to Do
November 4, 2017
Landlord evictions are never a fun task to handle. It generally involves some conflict and animosity on both ends of the spectrum and realistically it can be a long and tedious task to evict a tenant...
Who Is the Best Tenant for Your Rental Property?
October 19, 2017
When you’re renting property, it’s important to conduct thorough background checks in order to successfully vet a potential tenant. A background check that includes rental and employment reference..