So you were able to purchase your own home with five percent down (although the minimum down payment required changes depending on the purchase price of your property). As a real estate investor, how much you will need as a down payment for your investment property is dependent on whether the property will be owner-occupied or not.
Although qualifying for a mortgage as an investor involves many of the same basic considerations as if you were purchasing the home for yourself, you may find that there is limited information online specific to purchasing a rental or investment property.
The key to successful real estate investing is building your empire in the right place at the right time. Big cities like Toronto and Vancouver have a lot of appeal, but it may be tough to find opportunities that can produce cash flow because of the high price tags.
Investing in real estate is a great way to set up replacement income and create long term wealth, but what if the hot real estate market isn’t necessarily your home market?
Rather than moving to where the money is, many investors are staying at home and investing long-distance. This allows them to take advantage of a better housing market without having to uproot their lives. In general, long-distance real estate investment is completely safe, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t there are some things to think about before making the leap.
Real estate investors should get ready to make their purchases while TriUrban is hosting its special new construction pre-sale program for investors! We understand the rental market, and we’re using this knowledge to help you maximize the profits you get from your property.
Any investment property can earn you income, but a smart investor wants to maximize his or her profits. If you’re looking at new construction homes, you’ll soon see that there are several styles to choose from. Which of these is going to earn you the most money overall? There’s no cut-and-dry answer, but there are definitely things you'll want to consider.
If you’ve been thinking about investing in real estate, you’ve probably heard that you should hire a property manager or a property management company to take care of your investments.
Do you really need a property manager or could you save some money and do it on your own? The answer really depends on a lot of factors. We break it down for you so that you can make a decision that’s right for you.
We've covered a variety of different home model features for investment properties including side-by-side duplexes, infill homes, suited homes and garage suites. Now, we have one more we'd love to share with you. And it's one of our favourites.