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10 Easy Steps to Building Your Real Estate Investment Business Plan

Eight years ago, I struggled to write a simple business plan for my real estate investment business.  I found some examples on the internet that looked really cool and impressive, but after diving into them, they ended up costing me a lot of time BECAUSE they were too complicated!  Not only were the plans 100…

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6 Must Read Books for Real Estate Investors

There are literally hundreds of books out there on real estate investing, and I’ve probably read most of them!  My criteria for top books are ones that offer immense guidance, motivation and actionable content that can be referred to again and again.  To save you a ton of money and time, I wanted to share…

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What You Need to Know Before you Buy Your Next Investment Property

Bad tenants, large maintenance bills, and insurance claims all piled up to over $90k in damages on my first investment property. It was not what I had planned. When I started real estate investing, I went straight for the deals where the numbers crunched out perfectly. But, I soon learned numbers weren’t the only consideration. After…

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What Batman can Teach you about Real Estate Investing and Working Full Time (Mom’s Perspective)

Another day, another dollar… now off to the Batcave! How did Bruce Wayne do it? Billionaire industrialist, philanthropist, and a caped crusader by night. Where does he find the time? Like Bruce Wayne, I have been living a double – no wait – triple life for many years. Living this life was not easy, but it…

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It’s True: You Really Can Juggle Twins, Real Estate and a Full time job and Here’s How…

I was honored to be interviewed by Breakthrough Real Estate Investing, a podcast on iTunes dedicated to real estate investing. Click here and here’s what you’ll learn: How to juggle a full time job, twin girls and a large real estate portfolio The ins and outs of investing in different provinces What to look for when evaluating…

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Tenant with a Grow-Op pays FREE Rent – How to Avoid this! – Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine

Poor owner had a grow-up on her rental property and couldn’t evict the tenant out! I shared my views and tips on how to mitigate this on Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine news,check out the article: Grow-op case stirs Angers Amongst Landlords  

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How Stocks are like CRAZY Kids – A Mom’s Perspective

As a mother with young twins, watching them grow from infants to children, I’ve observed how closely some investments resemble the behaviour of children.  Some children are so easy to take care of while others need constant attention and monitoring. 
I’ve been investing since I was 20 years old, jumping from stocks, mutual funds, guaranteed investment…

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Mixed Views on Accessory Dwellings – Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine News

I shared my viewpoint with Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine on building in your back yard!What are your thoughts in building accessory dwellings in your backyard (think cottage style)? Is it a good idea or not?  Click on the link below for a full story! Mixed Views on Accessory Dwelling Units

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How to Pay the Nanny

4 Clever Ways to Pay the Nanny without Spending a Fortune

  Our first magazine feature!!! We are so grateful to be interviewed on the August Issue of Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine.  Two of my articles are also featured in this awesome magazine. CLICK HERE  for a copy of this article.        

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Like the Great Warren Buffet, Women Have a Natural Ability to Invest – Compelling Reasons Why Women Are Rock Star Investors – Part I

Women make great investors.  We possess behavioural traits that improve our probability of success.  LouAnn Lofton wrote an investment book titled, “Warren Buffett Invests Like A Girl. And Why You Should Too.”  She mentions how we use our instincts, and a stereotypical pattern of researching, planning, buying for value and holding; just like Warren Buffet.…

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