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Plan. What’s yours? We as humans, do a lot of planning.

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

      PLAN. What’s yours? The dictionary defines “plan” as follows: a set of actions that have been thought of as a way to do or achieve something something that a person intends to do a scheme or method of acting, doing, proceeding, making, etc.,developed in advance a specific project or definite purpose Everybody plans. We’re planning to have friends over, planning to get a new job or planning to save more money. We have financial planners, wedding planners, media planners, construction planners, social planners and community planners. We use day planners, project planners, recipe planners, diet planners, and weight loss planners. There are planners for gardens, planners for renovations, planners for shopping and planners for travelling. Common English lingo includes, “what’s the plan?”, “got a plan?”, “where’s the plan?” and “we need a plan”. We as humans, do a lot of planning. In fact we’re always planning. I’m planning to sleep in tomorrow....

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Investment Properties

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Real Estate | 0 comments

Investment Properties have greatly increased in popularity over recent years. No matter what your reason is for choosing property investment, there are several crucial factors to consider before searching for the right property. There are many methods which can be applied to property investment, dependent on your goals and what you want to achieve. Buy to Sell – Buying and selling investment property within the short term for profit. Buy to Rent – Buying and leasing to achieve a rental income and accumulate equity. Property investment can be extremely rewarding but should only be entered into with due care and consideration. There are many crucial factors to consider which will determine which direction you will move in when considering the property investment possibilities. Careful consideration must be given to location. You must decide if you wish to invest in your...

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Opportunity Knocks in Red Deer AB

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s been said by many successful investors, “You have to look at a lot of deals, to find a good one”. Well, have a look at this… Park Plaza Centre – Red Deer AB (2015) Four story commercial and residential building with elevator 1 & 2 bedroom condominiums Units starting at $219,000 Built in 2011, floor plans range from 1060 – 1283 sq ft Located in the downtown city center near all amenities; parks, recreation facilities, public transit, shopping and grocery outlets Heated underground parking included Solid rents with 100% occupancy Positive cash flow from day one Turn-Key investment with professional team in place 100% direct ownership The Red Deer Market Alberta’s third most populous city (Approx. 98,585) City purchased 7400 acres of surrounding land in 2009, immediately doubling the size of Red Deer and allowing for a potential...

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The Sky is Falling! (Alberta Version)

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Sky is Falling! (The Alberta Version) Original: Chicken Little likes to walk in the woods. She likes to look at the trees. She likes to smell the flowers. She likes to listen to the birds singing. Alberta: Real Estate Investors buy properties in the Oil Patch. They love to get monthly cash flow, property appreciation and bank financing. Original: One day while she is walking an acorn falls from a tree, and hits the top of her little head. Alberta: In six months in 2014, the price of Oil drops by 50%. Original: My, oh, my, the sky is falling. I must run and tell the lion about it, – says Chicken Little and begins to run. Alberta: My, oh my, our financial windfall party is over. I must complain to everyone and look what the media is...

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Technology and Real Estate

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in Real Estate | 0 comments

  Investing in real estate has always been a way to secure wealth. That hasn’t changed. With the advances in technology and communication you would think that the opportunities that were and are discovered and acted upon, have changed. But not really. Today there are countless websites, smartphone apps, and innovations that make it extremely easy to locate and research real estate purchases and investments. Everyone is trying to build a better mousetrap. From the franchise real estate companies, to independent investment firms, all are utilizing technology to entice us to refine our purchase/search choices and then provide us an ever increasing amount of information related to buying real estate. And why not, as the population grows and ages, more and more real estate purchases are being transacted. However, ultimately we will end up working with a variety of persons in following the path to a purchase. The reason there are Real Estate...

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