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    5th Property at 25 Years Old!

    Congratulations Tyler. Kudos for taking action!
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    Which top Ontario towns allow - Secondary Suites?

    Hi all, Hoping you can help me out....I'm looking for a list of top towns in Ontario that allow secondary suites (e.g. basement apartments). It need not be a list, but I'm hoping to capture as many cities as possible...looking to increase cash flow through this strategy. Any thoughts? Thanks!
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    Rental Property Renovations...handyman or a pro?

    QUOTE (eddyb1978 @ Oct 11 2010, 08:55 PM) For the types of repairs and reno`s you described i normally use a good general handyman without paying the unnecessary mark ups from a general contractor.. for bigger complex jobs i normally consider the use of a good general contractors if i need to...
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    Rental Property Renovations...handyman or a pro?

    Hi REIN community, I am an active real estate investor focusing on the Hamilton market. My last 3 purchases underwent an extensive property facelift. - new paint - new laminate floors and tiles - new bathtub - new vanities, new kitchen cabinets - new sink and faucets - new sliding closet...
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    Ikea Cabinets

    Hi aiden1983, Terri Frank of www.queenwestrentals.com uses Ikea cabinets for her rentals and they look awesome. Send her a message and she can give you her thoughts. My boss used Ikea cabinets for his personal residence and they look very modern and sleek... I think as long as you go at...
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    Ikea Cabinets

    QUOTE (housedoc @ Mar 2 2010, 10:02 AM) They`re fine, if you don`t mind particleboard and install them properly. As for PR.....depends whether you`re doing it for functionality, or resale. I`m in the process of doing the same...On a related note, how much would it approximately cost to have a...
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    REMA Property Analyzer vs. REIN ACRE system

    QUOTE (curtkeil @ Jan 27 2010, 12:08 PM) Hello, I have 2 revenue properties but now looking to start taking my real estate investing to the next level by becoming more active including joint ventures. I am planning to purchasing the joint venture package but not sure if I should buy the ACRE...
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    Corporate Bank Account Setups...Help!

    QUOTE (chrisR @ Jan 25 2010, 05:29 PM) what you would do is to set up a third company 100% owned by the holding Co, this company would do all the property management and admin for the group of companies and could qualify for the Small Business Deduction (Lower rate Tax). this company would have...
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    Corporate Bank Account Setups...Help!

    QUOTE (chrisR @ Jan 25 2010, 02:11 PM) In the two tiered corporate structure the General expenses would go in the 3rd Active trading Co chris Sorry Chris, I`m a newbie when it comes to corporate structure banking/accounting. Can you elaborate in layman terms? Thanks, Caesar
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    Corporate Bank Account Setups...Help!

    Hi REIN Community, I have just set up my two tiered corporate structure...Parentco and Realco. I would like to setup the bank accounts now, but I need some help. Assuming each of the properties are with different JV partners, it makes sense to have a separate bank account for each. However...
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    Keep Focused and Be Yourself...

    Hi Neil, Keep it up Neil. You have done so well at such a young age. You`ve been featured in Canadian Real Estate Magazine, you are an active member of our Hamilton Mastermind group and you have a blog...in addition to your day job and your real estate business! To your continued success...
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    My First Book

    QUOTE (markl @ Jan 8 2010, 10:40 PM) Thanks again everybody. It is funny I just received my author copies today. When some people have had them for almost 2 weeks I`m ordering my book right now, and I will bring it with me to the next REIN event with a pen...it`s always nice to get an...
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    Landlord Judgment Proving Your Tenant

    QUOTE (Dan_Eisenhauer @ Jan 7 2010, 12:46 PM) You can ask for the SIN. But, an applicant is not obligated to give it to you. HOWEVER, if you ask for it from everyone, you are allowed to reject an application that is incomplete. It is your money that is riding on that application. Do what needs...
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    real estate lawyer and tax accountant in GTA

    QUOTE (mzav1 @ Jan 5 2010, 04:38 PM) I`m also looking for resources in the GTA, have you received any recommendations? For JV`s, I use Real estate lawyer - Steve Cohen - 416-368-3000 He`s located at 500-90 Adelaide St. W, Toronto ON I`m using him right now and so far so good. Tell him I...
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    Hamilton Residential Real Estate Lawyers

    QUOTE (dlynes @ Dec 7 2009, 03:58 PM) Does that mean that it takes 2 to 3 months to close? Or just that you don`t see the documents for 2 to 3 months, and the closing still takes the normal amount of time? For our investing goals (commercial real estate), Mark would align with them quite well...
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