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Real Estate Investing FAQ’S – You Asked, We Answered

Whenever we’re teaching a class on real estate investing or even meeting with friends or colleagues we’re often asked a few basic questions. However, more often than not we are also inundated with commentary on how real estate investing is too hard, too complicated or just too ___________ (fill in the blank). To be blunt …

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How to Save Time and Money on Your Next Office Build-Out

Stop me if this sounds familiar – you’ve started a home renovation project and have a good idea of how long it will take and how much it will cost; fast forward several weeks and you’re abysmally behind schedule and substantially over budget. This is the Murphy’s Law of renovations: the project will always take …

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THE TENANT THAT ABSOLUTELY DID NOT WANT TO MOVE…THEN DID

There are some office markets, particularly in the west end of the GTA, that have vacancy rates approaching 25%; despite this, tenants still aren’t being offered incentives to move (reasons for this are discussed in a previous post). Over the past 5 years, landlords with significant vacancy (over 15%) have been trying to fill their …

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