Buying With a Partner When All is NOT Equal

When you buy a home with a partner or spouse and everything is split 50/50, it is easy. But what happens when what you bring to the table is different? How do you make it equitable for both parties when contributions are not equal? This morning I spoke to a couple that are looking to […]

Tips for the New Landlord

Many moons ago, when I was 23 years old, I purchased my first duplex. The back unit was vacant and I was in a rush to get it rented. Being young and foolish, I just assumed that people were responsible and paid their bills. To make a long story short, one year and lots of […]

How to Evaluate a Rental Property Quickly (Video)

When scanning new listings I use quick rules of thumb. This enables me to know within 20 seconds or less whether a property has the potential to break even, or have a positive cash flow. Is the monthly rent around 75% of the Price (divided by 100)? If this is the case, or close to […]

Looking for Value in the Income Property Market

Last year, we began looking to purchase a piece of income property with a partner. Our search started with the 5+ unit category because this is traditionally where you find the best cash flow. After scouring the market for 6 months, we came across very little inventory, and even less attractive deals. If the Real […]