Tag Archive for real estate investor

Sell Canada, Buy Japan

Everyone is an expert these days. Just mention “housing” and you will hear all kinds of forecasts and wild prognosis. It will go up, it will go down, it will stay flat… You will hear countless of variations. There are,…

Turning up the screws

Banks to home buyers: “Show me the money” They call it “streamlining”, “modifying the guidelines” or “product enhancement”, but it means only one thing – unless you are the perfect borrower don’t bother applying for a mortgage. The last few…

How’s the Market?

The most common question in the history of real estate. Everyone wants to know, so I’ll tell you…It’s great! As great as you want it to be that is… Being an investor or any type of home buyer takes patience…

Recognition

It’s nice to see that Moe McIlwain, our new contributor, was featured in the Globe & Mail, here. The small piece presents Mr. McIlwain’s  investment philosophy – a combination of stock portfolio and real estate investments. Read his original blog…

Real Estate vs. Mutual Funds

To invest or not to invest?… is that even a question? The real question seems to be ‘where to invest’.  I’m a Realtor, so I know real estate, but I have little-to-no knowledge of a lot of other popular investment avenues.…