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8 Ways to Increase Cash Flow from Real Estate Portfolio

I work exclusively with real estate investors and real estate agents. We all believe that real estate investing is a long-term investment vehicle. Most of us start by refinancing our own home, pull out some equity (borrow against our…
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4 Most Asked Questions About Travel Expense Answered!

This week, I’m in the wonderful city of Edmonton. In my line of work, I don’t get to travel very often.  We may travel to attend conferences, but rarely we need to leave the comfort of our own home to visit different cities. When…
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The Proven Cash System That Works With All Entrepreneurs

On Wednesday, I got to attend a local Entrepreneur Organization Accelerator training day.  Entrepreneur Organization (EO) is a global entrepreneur network that helps small business owners to grow through networking and peer to peer…
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The HST Risk Hiding in Converting Commercial to Residential Units

Do you feel a bit chilly these days? It’s last week of August and we’re already at the low twenties.  Robin, my older kid, is counting down her days to start her Senior Kindergarten year.  I hope she would still look forward…
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Why Incorporate When You Can Invest in RRSP?

You may have already known, I am an accountant. This means that I have to look at numbers all the time. I have always been equipped with two monitors, one from my laptop and one extra monitor. Recently I had the opportunity to upgrade…
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5 Reasons Why My Airbnb Doesn’t Generate As Much Income As Others

Airbnb is a great way to earn extra money.  It has become some of my clients’ side hustle.  A few of my clients become full-time Airbnb operators. We’ve heard how great Airbnb is and I’ve seen some crazy numbers. One…
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How to Use Buy Renovate Refinance Rent (BRRR) Strategy to Make 1.5 Million in 2 Years

We’re up north with the kids this week. My best friend, Monica, shared with me how great her experience with the YMCA Pine Crest family camp was, Erwin & I decided to sign up. We barely made the cut, as there’re only limited…
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Tax Man Doesn’t Want You to Read This Court Case

Recently, I saw a headline, “Condo flippers beware: The taxman is watching you, and has new tools at his disposal to ‘take action’” on Financial Post. It’s an interesting case as the court sided with the taxpayer’s position. …
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4 Reasons I Switched to A Fixed Rate Mortgage

If you don’t know already, the interest rate for a 4-year term mortgage was dropped to 2.95% for rental properties and 2.75% for a primary residence. I saw a few of these Facebook posts and I immediately reached out to my bank advisor.…
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How to Turn Cash Back Incentive into Tax-Free Money

Did you all have a great long weekend? Canada Day long weekend is always special in our family. My wedding anniversary is on this weekend, while my son’s birthday is also close enough that we all get to celebrate everything all at…