How to Leverage Your Home to Grow Your Wealth

When we got married in 2009, buying a home was completely out of our reach – we didn’t have a down payment and we weren’t ready for the responsibility.  Lucky for us, my parents are snowbirds and spend almost half the year travelling – so they generously offered to house us in their condo.  We…

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Why Flipping Properties is Not Real Estate Investing

I have been talking a lot about my focus on flipping properties lately and it has got tons of attention.  I have people calling, texting and messaging me asking me how they can get started flipping.  That’s because everything thinks that flipping is ‘sexy’ I have been ‘flipping’ properties for over 12 years, but I…

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Creating Income and Accumulating Wealth to Live Your Best Life!

Social media is an interesting thing.  On one had it has been a game changer for most businesses and individuals looking to get a message out or create change.  It allows the exchange of all types of information quickly and easily.  It even allows us to keep in touch with old friends and family members…

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The Real Truth About Rental Properties and 10X Goal Setting

A few weeks ago, just after my twins were born, we met with our financial planner about adding our new additions to our life insurance policy. While we were talking, we discussed how much it costs to raise a child in today’s world.  He quoted an article published by the Globe and Mail that is…

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Real Estate Investing for Retirement

Whether you want to retire early or simply want a retirement plan for the future, real estate investing will definitely guarantee you a secure and convenient retirement — if you put the effort in. If you are considering real estate investing for retirement but are not sure about the how-to’s then continue reading as we will help…

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How NOT to Lose Big Money in GTA Real Estate

Real Estate is a hot topic. Especially when you are as involved in real estate as we are, you find that it is constantly a topic of conversation, whether you intend to discuss it or not. And – everyone you know is constantly sending you articles and comments (usually doom and gloom in nature). Here…

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Income vs Wealth – Don’t Just Focus On What You Make But What You Keep!

Growing up and in my university days we used to listen to an artist called “Sean Paul”.  Anyone who listens to mainstream radio or likes reggae music is familiar with his work.  I came across an article on him listing his net worth at something along the lines of $10 million.  I thought to myself…

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What the Ontario Standard Lease Agreement Means for Investors

A few weeks ago there was lots of media buzz about the new standard lease agreement for all tenants starting April 30, 2018.  What this means is that any landlord who signs a new lease with a tenant after that date is responsible for utilizing this new standard document. As a landlord, it obviously doesn’t…

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Balancing Risk and Reward in Real Estate Investing

All I seem to hear about these days is cryptocurrencies and Marijuana stocks. I was speaking with someone the other night who is well versed in the real estate circle but still has over half a million dollars tied up in the stock market; particularly in Marijuana stocks. But honestly, the concept of trading stocks…

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Why Creating Systems are the Key to Growing Your Business in 2018!

I don’t know if entrepreneurship was always my path, but I always had an idea that I wanted something ‘more’ from my life.  I worked in the corporate world for a fair number of years after I graduated from University, and always felt like a misfit – stifled even.   I just couldn’t do the whole…

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