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Real estate investment stories from the desk of veteran lawyer Barry McGuire

Tales from the Trenches Barry McGuire

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Real estate investment stories from the desk of veteran lawyer Barry McGuire

    Negotiating Tax on Real Estate Deals when the Seller Is not a Resident of Canada.

    Negotiating Tax on Real Estate Deals when the Seller Is not a Resident of Canada.

    Podcast Episode 124: “Non-Resident Taxes Part II.” Like all things tax related, non-resident tax is complicated when it comes to buying and selling real estate in Canada. In February, 2016, I posted a lengthy blog on non-resident tax and how it can affect buyers, sellers, and realtors. Lots of liability and dangerous situations here, folks, … Continue reading Negotiating Tax on Real Estate Deals when the Seller Is not a Resident of Canada.

    Panelists Share Experiences with Creative Real Estate Investing – plus Q & A

    Panelists Share Experiences with Creative Real Estate Investing – plus Q & A

    Podcast Episode 123: “Creative Real Estate Investors Panel.” Special one-hour dive into the trenches of Creative Real Estate in Canada… and Africa! Barry has gathered a panel of experts, veritable rockstars of Creative Strategies, to share their experiences and answer questions from the audience.  The essence of Creative Real Estate Investing is knowing strategies and … Continue reading Panelists Share Experiences with Creative Real Estate Investing – plus Q & A

    Protect Property Against Flooding

    Protect Property Against Flooding

    Podcast Episode 122: “Water Is Coming”: Climate Change Preparedness for Homeowners and Real Estate Investors. Damaging floods are on the rise, whether as sewer backups, swollen rivers and lakes, rising ocean levels, or overland flooding. As a result, water related insurance claims have been rising, triggering changes to policies and premiums. If you own property—and … Continue reading Protect Property Against Flooding

    Subdividing Property to Increase Density Can Raise Issues with Mortgages on Titles

    Subdividing Property to Increase Density Can Raise Issues with Mortgages on Titles

    Podcast Episode 121: “Subdivision Nightmare.” Across Canada, there is an ongoing discussion about the lack of affordable housing. In some areas, developers won’t build rentals because building condos is more lucrative, because there are rent controls, or perhaps a combination of both situations. Some Canadians are completely priced out of the housing market—especially in the … Continue reading Subdividing Property to Increase Density Can Raise Issues with Mortgages on Titles

    How to Work with a Property Manager

    How to Work with a Property Manager

    Podcast Episode 120: “Property Management Nightmare.” I got an email recently from an unhappy investor about problems with his property manager in Edmonton. Real estate investing is all about relationships, and you need to be able to rely on the people in your team. Property managers are supposed to find tenants, collect rent, and deal … Continue reading How to Work with a Property Manager

    How to Avoid Bad Real Estate Deals

    How to Avoid Bad Real Estate Deals

    Podcast Episode 119: “A Deal That Went Bad and the Lessons Learned.” This edition of the Tales from the Trenches podcast features special guest Arden Dalik, a senior advisor in the Calgary office of Global Governance Advisors. Her Tale concerns a real estate investment project in Alberta presented to the REIN Group by a REIN … Continue reading How to Avoid Bad Real Estate Deals

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