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How to Become Financially Secure When You’re Not a Millionaire

It's 2019.As an entrepreneur, I just completed my annual goal review and goal setting exercise.One of the things I noticed from my review was that I had been lazy in 2018 – didn't follow much of my regular morning routine. …
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10 Lessons Learned From Analyzing Commercial Properties

A couple of weeks ago, Erwin and his friends found a mixed-used property that they’re interested in.The property is located on a busy street, across the street from a site that was sold to a developer.  This site will be home to a future…
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How to Maximize Return on Investment Using Savings & Line of Credit

A bunch of our friends and I started a small charity a few years ago.Did you know… 37% of Hamilton children go hungry over the holidays.Our goal was to provide holiday dinners to people who’re in need.We fed over one thousand families…
buying Pre-construction Homes
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Case Study Follow Up: 5 Lessons Learned from Lily Buying MULTIPLE Pre-construction Homes

This is a special week for our family.We got to celebrate Fathers day with my father-in-law.We got to welcome the family of Sharmein, who's our kids' nanny, to our house.They arrived Tuesday evening.Sharmein understandably was very excited.…

5 Tax Impacts on Real Estate Investors from the Proposed Tax Changes on Private Corporation

We are changing our office number!I am in the middle of switching my business phone network from a US carrier to a Canadian carrier. Although we can work out the logistics to port the old number over, I'm assigned a new number temporarily…
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Estate Planning Tip: Be Aware of these Pitfalls Using this Strategy to Avoid Probate & My Miracle Morning Routine Revealed

I listened to the audiobook The Miracle Morning written by Hal Elroy. It was nothing that I didn't hear before, but it serves as a great reminder for me to continue my early morning commitment.Recently I have been slacking a bit with my early…

Estate Planning: How to Lower Your Estate Tax Using this One Strategy

Happy 2017!I have had quite a dramatic end to 2016.As a real estate investor, it's often considered the worst nightmare that you find out your rental property got flooded in between the holidays.That's exactly what happened to me and…
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Estate Planning: What Happens after Happily Ever After?

I always have great conversations with my bookkeeper. Her name is Lihua.She lives close to me and was really just looking for a part-time role working from home and we clicked immediately.She's been a stay at home mom for years to raise…