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Real Estate Investment Objectives

What is the objective of a good residential real estate investment?  Same as any other investment – to make a profit!!! So what makes a good residential real estate investment?  Generally, it is appreciation.  Appreciation in real estate is a common objective and generally obtainable as real estate typically escalates ...

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Mortgage Stress Test

As I am sure all of you have heard that federal government has instituted another hurdle to clear when qualifying for a mortgage called the Stress Test which basically tests whether the borrower can continue to make payments if interest rates rise.  This was to deal with issues in the ...

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Real Estate Investments

Real estate investments has been and will always be an ideal investment. Has anyone ever told you that they bought too much real estate?  It is usually the opposite people will tell you they didn’t buy enough over their lifetime. Let’s face it the largest drawback from property ownership is ...

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Bathroom Renovations: tub or not tub

When renovating the bathroom in your home the big question is always tub/no tub and how that will hurt your homes resale.  Well I think its a question of who your market is for your type of home.  If your home is an apartment style 1 or 2 bedroom condo ...

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