‘Flippers’ and bubble fears: Toronto scares off big U.S. home builder

October 15th, 2014 | Buying Property in the U.S.,Latest News,Real Estate Investor Tips | No Comments »

 ‘Flippers’ and bubble fears: Toronto  scares off big U.S. home builder  CLAIRE NEARY AND TARA PERKINS  NEW YORK, TORONTO — The Globe and Mail  The CEO of a U.S. luxury home builder says his company considered expanding into  Toronto’s condo market but  more…

U.S. Property Report

October 13th, 2014 | Articles,Buying Property in the U.S. | No Comments »

The Canadian run on U.S. properties has been quite extensive since the crash of 2007. Yes, 2007, not 2009 as most people think. Many hedge funds and folks like Warren Buffett have purchased discounted U.S. real estate. Why? Smart investors,  more…

3 Common Financing Mistakes

September 27th, 2014 | Articles,Buying Property in the U.S.,Financing,Real Estate Investor Tips | No Comments »

  3 Common   Financing Mistakes When taking on financing as a real estate  entrepreneur, it is important to ask  this  question: what am I trying to accomplish? The thing is, financing decisions are often  made without having all the facts,  more…

Canadians are the #1 buyers in Florida!

September 17th, 2014 | Articles,Buying Property in the U.S. | No Comments »

                                 Eleven percent of Canadian home  buyers in Florida chose Naples while  10% chose Fort Lauderdale.  Lured mostly by cheap prices, Canadians spent $2.2-billion on Florida real  estate  more…

Risk or Recovery

October 11th, 2011 | Buying Property in the U.S.,Real Estate Investor Tips | No Comments »

Risk or Recovery?  Article from September 2011 Canadian Real Estate Magazine by Gord Lemon Sorting through the Headlines as an Investor Whether you are in a good economy or a bad one, every real estate investor needs to pay attention  more…

Canadians Investing in U.S. Real Estate

February 18th, 2011 | Buying Property in the U.S. | No Comments »

Are Canadians Investing in U.S. Real Estate using the best strategy? Ready-Fire-Aim? Is the time right for Canadians Investing in U.S. Real Estate? We all have heard there are great deals down south. There are certainly lots of  US foreclosures  more…

Buying U.S. Short Sales

February 18th, 2011 | Buying Property in the U.S. | No Comments »

Buying U.S. Short Sales…Can Canadians Participate? Canadians have been looking alot at the MLS in the US lately. “Buy U.S. short sales at incredibly low prices!” More often than not however, you are not looking at realistic prices and the  more…

Subprime mortgage crisis and ARMs Explained

February 18th, 2011 | Buying Property in the U.S. | No Comments »

Sub-prime mortgage crisis and ARMs Explained Are You Ready to Cash In on the sale? As a Canadian real estate investor, it is our job to find deals that give us the best return on investment and upside. As I  more…

Is it still TOO EARLY to buy in the U.S?

February 18th, 2011 | Buying Property in the U.S. | 1 Comment »

Is it still TOO EARLY to buy in the U.S? Are Canadians Still Sitting on the Sidelines? Many Canadian real estate investors have been witnessing what has amounted to the biggest sale of real estate in our lifetimes, albeit from  more…

Removing the Fear of Buying in the US for Canadians-Part 2

February 12th, 2011 | Buying Property in the U.S. |

Removing the Fear of Buying in the US for Canadians Managing tenants from Canada No one likes tenant problems. Even in your Canadian properties, tenant problems are a time consuming hassle. If you are managing your own Canadian properties, my  more…