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The true secrets of real estate seminars

March 15th, 2012
The true secrets of real estate seminars
Inspired by the idea of getting rich in real estate? So was one of our readers. Learning the truth almost cost her $30,000.

By Romana King | From MoneySense Magazine, February/March 2012

About 20 years ago, a late-night infomercial featured Tom Vu, a Vietnamese immigrant with a rags-to-riches story. A grinning Vu stood on a yacht surrounded by girls in bi ...

Buying a former grow-op

March 15th, 2012
Buying a former grow-op
General rule: never buy a stigmatized house. But there are reasons when it makes sense to consider these less-than-desirable properties.

By Romana-King-Blog | Online only, 14/03/12
Tags: grow op, homebuyer, mortgage, Real Estate, Romana King, stigma

The listing looked good. A detached three-bedroom in one of Toronto’s older west-end, working class neighbourhoods. It was a ...

How to buy an income property

March 15th, 2012
How to buy an income property
Talk of a housing bubble might send chills down the spines of speculators, but seasoned real estate investors are still snapping up houses.

By Bryan Borzykowski | Online only, 15/03/12
Tags: housing bubble, Housing market, Real estate investing, Retirement

Aneta Zimnicki doesn’t fit the profile of an aspiring real estate mogul. Five years ago she was working as an en ...