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  1. ThomasBeyer replied to the thread Uninsured/Non registered vehicles on property.

    They are an eyesore and the risk is a fire as cars use gasoline usually. Either insist on removing it or have it insured by the owner....

    Jun 26, 2017 at 9:25 AM
  2. ThomasBeyer replied to the thread What would be a good investment for 400,000.

    REITs essentially a hybrid on real real estate and stocks. Based on real assets. With perpetual income between 4-9% per year.

    Jun 25, 2017 at 1:58 PM
  3. ThomasBeyer liked CorySperle's post in the thread What would be a good investment for 400,000.

    I would be a bit leery of a stock market correction soon, but REITs could be a safe bet. Yes the 400K is concentrated in one asset in a...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 11:33 AM
  4. ThomasBeyer replied to the thread What would be a good investment for 400,000.

    Any online trading account allows you to buy REITs, just like stocks, ETFs, mutual funds or debentures. Any major bank offers an online...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 6:45 AM
  5. ThomasBeyer replied to the thread What would be a good investment for 400,000.

    Buy a REIT or buy 2-4 THs, as one house in Richmond is far too concentrated and a poor return on the cash. $1400/month times 12 =...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 9:29 PM
  6. ThomasBeyer replied to the thread Business License for Lodging in Calgary.

    Eliminate cars, noise and excess kitchen. No more than two people per legal bedroom.

    Jun 23, 2017 at 11:36 PM
  7. ThomasBeyer replied to the thread Business License for Lodging in Calgary.

    The number of bedrooms matters as does the number of kitchens, as does the number of cars and the number of parties. Likely a neighbor...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 3:17 PM
  8. ThomasBeyer liked DanGolby's post in the thread Looking to invest.

    Invest in my business. Seeking $80k investment with some possibilities of a return

    Jun 23, 2017 at 1:26 PM
  9. ThomasBeyer replied to the thread Business License for Lodging in Calgary.

    Challenge the city. Usually 2 people per bedroom are allowed. So if your house has 3 BRs then six students shouldn't be a problem. They...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 1:26 PM
  10. ThomasBeyer replied to the thread 4 plex investment.

    I agree. But better than Calgary or Edmonton per $ invested ? We own some development land on English Bay road and wondering if an...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 7:21 PM
  11. ThomasBeyer replied to the thread House purchase question.

    Not being a lawyer I would think that the court decides which offer to take. If it is yours that is the highest then presumably you will...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 6:12 PM
  12. ThomasBeyer replied to the thread 4 plex investment.

    What's your view on upside in oil sands land ? Is there enough demand among the many vacancies AND upside in value in NDP controlled...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 6:07 PM
  13. ThomasBeyer replied to the thread 4 plex investment.

    Sounds about right: $100,000 for $1000 in rent. Missing is province, size of town, deferred maintenance status, suite size and balconies ?

    Jun 22, 2017 at 1:20 PM