Add value to your home with an addition

August 22nd, 2012 | Articles,Latest News | No Comments »

The following article is from Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine. Landlords and homeowners alike have long sought to improve the use and aesthetics of their properties through renovations. Carrying out a home extension or addition, however, takes that commitment to the  more…

DIY or Professional? Part 2

April 11th, 2012 | Articles,Landlord Tips | 34 Comments »

DIY or professional: which is better for you? Part 2 of 2 From OCTOBER 2011 Canadian Real Estate Magazine Investor Gord Lemon asks (and answers) the eternal question     Check your accomplishments Let’s pause for a moment and review  more…

DIY or Professional? Part 1

April 11th, 2012 | Articles,Landlord Tips | No Comments »

DIY or professional: which is better for you? Part 1 of 2 From OCTOBER 2011 Canadian Real Estate Magazine Investor Gord Lemon asks (and answers) the eternal question Many people recognize building a real estate portfolio for passive income and  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…

Retire Wealthy Part 2

May 5th, 2011 | Articles,Real Estate Investor Tips | No Comments »

Retire Wealthy with Monthly Income Part 2 of “Rescue Your Retirement” from May 2011 Canadian Real Estate Magazine   By Gord Lemon Welcome back to Retire Wealthy Part 2 where this strategy gets fun. We will continue with Year 4. Year  more…

Retire Wealthy Part 1

May 5th, 2011 | Articles,Real Estate Investor Tips | 31 Comments »

Retire With a Handsome Nest Egg Article from May 2011 Canadian Real Estate Magazine By Gord Lemon How many people 50 years or older who are looking ahead at retirement are creating the means to retire comfortably?  Statistics show that  more…

How to Get Rid of Bad Tenants

April 18th, 2011 | Real Estate Investor Tips | 20 Comments »

How to Get Rid of Bad Tenants? As real estate investors and landlords, we must keep any potential loses to a minimum. We  have limited time each day; we need to work on things that make us money, staying away  more…

Three Ways to Breed a Bird Dog

April 1st, 2011 | Real Estate Investor Tips | 1 Comment »

Three Ways to Breed a Bird Dog As a full time Canadian real estate investor, we must create a flow of deals that make continuous income for us. Many average real estate investors can be subject to great lulls of  more…

Challenges in Becoming a Full Time Real Estate Investor

March 20th, 2011 | Real Estate Investor Tips | 30 Comments »

Challenges in Becoming a Full Time Real Estate Investor Becoming a full time Canadian real estate investor can be challenging. If not done properly, it is rarely achieved. We must be able to create deals that involve both conventional and  more…

Three Tips to Cut the Cost of Repairs and Maintenance

March 8th, 2011 | Real Estate Investor Tips | 26 Comments »

Three Tips to Cut the cost of repairs and maintenance One of the things that full-time real estate investors that has tenants despises is getting calls from tenants that some small insignificant thing in the unit needs fixing. There are  more…