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Executive Rentals: Pros and Cons

May 20th, 2015|

The number one question I get about Income Property is whether or not people get to keep the furniture. The answer is usually no. We use the furniture for staging and we have professional […]

Student Rentals: Pros and Cons

May 13th, 2015|

Student rentals are the backbone of my real estate investing career. It’s how I got my start and I still invest in them regularly. There’s a lot of money to be made in student […]

Secondary Suites: Pros and Cons

May 7th, 2015|

Trying to decide if you should put a secondary suite in your current home? Here are some of the pros and cons.

PROS:

Makes your house more affordable because a renter is paying down part of […]

Vinyl is the New Black

April 29th, 2015|

A few years ago when I started going to a lot of red carpet and black tie events, I realized that it was time to invest in a classic black tux. I needed a […]

Green Renovation Tips

April 22nd, 2015|

Renovating is a messy business and it can be tough to reduce your carbon footprint while going through the demolition and rebuilding process. A lot of waste comes with the territory and we have […]

5 Decorating Tips for Vacation Rentals

April 17th, 2015|

Thinking of renting out a vacation property? You don’t have to spend a fortune decorating it but there are a few important things to keep in mind.

Keep it Comfortable But Durable

Vacation properties tend to […]

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