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How to Make the Most From Real Estate Investments | Investopedia

You’re a real estate investor. You own commercial real estate with all of its rights and responsibilities. But you want to create income without …

Maple Rose Contracting, Toronto renovation, Additions, Decks, Porches, Kitchens

Maple Rose Contracting is a Toronto based contracting business specializing in the residential field. We are a company that tailors itself to the …

What Are the Tax Benefits of Buying a Home?

Buying a home is a big undertaking, but your new home purchase might help you enjoy a world of tax breaks. If you're a new homeowner, you should know that there are several tax deductions available, some of which can put a fair amount of money back in your pocket. Here are a few tax benefits of …

The dark side of the boom

Rock-bottom interest rates have made big mortgages look less expensive, lighting a fire under house prices. But for many homeowners, when rates start rising, it won't end well. Rob Carrick reports<p>Through years of weak economic growth, up-and-down stock markets and miserable returns on cash savings, …

Canadian Real Estate

Repeat After Me: Your House Is Not An Asset

Written by Robert Kiyosaki | Tuesday, December 6, 2016<p>Read time:<p>After a decade of lost wealth, where will you go from here?<p>In the popular <i>Back to the</i> …

Asian Investors Shift to Seattle As a New Vancouver Tax Takes Effect

More and more Chinese and other Asian investors appear to be moving their money to markets in Seattle and Toronto, after a new tax on foreign …

Canadian Real Estate

RIBA Announces 2016 House of the Year Finalists

Last week, RIBA announced the first two homes shortlisted for this year's House of the Year Award: Antsy Plum by Coppin Dockray and Outhouse by Loyn …

Architecture
Economics

Luxury developers are painting the town green to cater to the eco-conscious

Real estate developers are seeing green.<p>Responding to interest among home buyers for eco-friendly dwellings, developers are building energy- and water-efficient features into homes, reusing materials instead of buying new ones and purchasing bicycles for residents to use.<p>They're also catering to …

What Are Some Tax Write-Offs Related to the Purchase of a New Home?

Consider Points, Prepaid Interest, Prorated Real Estate Tax and Tax Credits<p><i>Every week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax</i> …

Personal Finance

Airbnb is banning London hosts from renting their homes for more than 90 days

Anyone who wants to rent out a property they own (through Airbnb or elsewhere) can do so for up to three months, thanks to rules brought in in 2015. If they want to rent it out for longer, then they need planning permission — but in practice, there was no real way local councils could enforce this …

Housing

A Waterfront Ontario Mansion Inspired by the Owner’s World Travels

The house is ideal for yachters and swimmers alike<p>Listing of the day<p><b>Location</b> Windsor, Ontario, Canada<p><b>Price:</b> C$5,695,000 (US$4,215,084)<p>This house is …

Swimming Pools

A house-flipping startup raised $210 million

Opendoor has sold 3,750 homes so far. It wants (a lot) more.<p>Opendoor, a Silicon Valley startup that mines data to buy homes, sight unseen, and flip them for a profit, has raised a $210 million investment led by Norwest Venture Partners. The company has now raised $320 million in total.<p>To sell a …

Real Estate

How Credit Scores and Real Estate Impact Your Wealth | Investopedia

I often hear people say that buying a house is the best tool for building wealth. Is that really true? That depends on many factors. In this article, …

Retirement

Sustainable city block offers life on the lake in Amsterdam

Dubbed Sluishuis (or Lock House), the project is the result of an architectural competition and will be situated on the water at Amsterdam's IJ Lake. …

What’s The Best Way to Finance a Rental Property?

Investing in a rental property is a smart move — we can all mostly agree on that. But, how should we go about financing a rental property? That’s the …

These 7 Free Podcasts Will Save You $100,000 On a Wharton MBA | Inc.com

I had a great experience studying for my MBA at Wharton. I learned about subjects I had never studied at college or picked up in my first job as an account manager at an advertising agency: Finance, accounting, marketing, organizational theory, operations, business law, negotiation strategies, and …

Entrepreneurship

New modern "Active House" built in traditional Toronto subdivision

Active House is described as “a vision of buildings that create healthier and more comfortable lives for their occupants without impacting negatively …

5 Ways to Make Money in Real Estate with the Money You Already Have

Real estate investing could be a great way of making money both in the short and in the long term. It gives you the opportunity to keep your day, …

5 Real Estate Negotiation Tips for Investors

If you are about to close the deal on (probably) the largest asset you will buy. You need to be on top of your negotiation game. Making the offer is …

Comparing the True Costs of Buying Vs. Renting | Investopedia

In this article, I will be examining whether it makes sense to rent or buy a home. This is the third and last article of this series. The first,</i> …

Everything to Know About Real Estate Comps and How to Find Them

There is so much to look into when investing in a property. <b>An appraiser or a</b> <b>real estate agent</b> <b>will typically look at comparable sales, better known as</b> …