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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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Draw My Life

Draw My Life – Real Estate Investor

Like most moms, I know what it’s like to handle the stress of raising kids, holding a job,travelling, supporting the family, planning for the future.  All of this takes time and money.  So I worked harder to afford all of these expenses.  BUT the more I worked, the more I accumulated in EXPENSES. The more expenses I…

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#7 Rocks

Top Ten Real Estate Investment Strategies: #7 is the one for me, which is aligned to YOU?

My first real estate investment was my condo, which I rented out to medical residents.  I netted $150 dollars per month towards my monthly “jacket fund” after paying all the expenses. I wanted more money, so I immediately bought another property filled with student tenants.  I put in sweat equity and made it a super…

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4 Proven Ways to Pay for Your Nanny

If you asked me ten years ago if I could ever fathom having a nanny, my answer would have been, “Yeah Right!  In my dreams!!”  However, I quickly learned to change my mindset; I stopped saying “I wish I could afford a nanny” and started saying “how can I pay for a nanny”. Fast forward…

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Are You Ready To Invest In Real Estate

It was Saturday night, and rather than spending time with my hubby enjoying wine and a movie, we were scrambling to get a house ready for a new tenant move-in.  We were scrubbing toilets, wiping down the showers, sweeping the floor, and throwing away remnants of construction waste.  By the time we loaded all of…

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Smart Investor Mom

Be the Smartest Investor Mom

It wasn’t long ago when I was collecting coupons, drilling into household expenses with a fine tooth comb, and worrying about travel expenses.  I was working full-time as an engineer with a competitive salary, yet, I was moonlighting as a tutor and lifestyle model.  I was working 70+ hours per week to pay for all…

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