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Top 10 Commercial Real Estate Due Diligence Mistakes

Top 10 Commercial Real Estate Due Diligence Mistakes

Due diligence is rarely talked about because it takes back seat to sexier topics like raising money and finding, analyzing and negotiating commercial real estate deals. But I have found that more investors make more mistakes during due diligence than any other part of the commercial real estate investing process.

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INFOGRAPHICS: Credit Report / Credit Repair

CREDIT REPORT / CREDIT REPAIR –CANADA
Tips for Building a Good Credit Score
Building good credit takes time. Whether you’ve made some mistakes and need to repair your credit or just want to keep your credit looking good, the tips in the following list offer good advice:

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Eviction Tip Sheet

Eviction Tip Sheet

So You Think You Can Landlord? Source: Hannif Highclass c/o Genie Sabre Realty Inc. Publish:MY BLOG: Toronto Real Estate: “ Owning a rental property can be a terrific way to invest, but finding the right tenant isn’t always easy. For those who end up with a problem tenant, there is assistance available. This recent article […]

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Canadian Housing Market – Bubble, Bubble, Toil & Trouble

Lately, I have been hearing – from pundits on this housing bubble. Canada is going to have one. It is due but not sure when & how big? Never the less they are unified on one point – Canadian housing bubble will be definitely different then the one USA had.

genieSABRE is also of the opinion that the housing bubble is eminent but how different are we Canadians going to be from our neighbors in the south, is the question that needs to be looked into.

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What if your mortgage rate went up 2 points?

What if your mortgage rate went up 2 points?

“Many mortgage borrowers have seen their monthly repayments slashed as a result of low mortgage rates.. Unfortunately, genieSABRE as seen that many of its clients are opting out for a variable rate mortgage, simply because the rates are too good then the fixed 5 year mortgage. There are the 26% mortgage borrowers currently enjoying the banker’s standard variable rate of just 2.4%.- 2.99%
Over last few years, banks, economists, the mortgage industry and even Finance Minister Jim Flaherty have all been singing the same tune: That rates have nowhere to go but up.

“Rates will probably go up before the end of the year, but not by much,” says Hannif Highclass mortgage broker . “The Bank of Canada will have to look at inflation and if it rears its head they will have to control it,” he points out.

Mortgage Rates Going Up?…. read more

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genieSABRE joins Meatless Monday to Improve Personal and Planetary Health

genieSABRE joins Meatless Monday to Improve Personal and Planetary Health

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Want to buy a house in 2013?

Want to buy a house in 2013?

In spite of popular belief, buying a house in today’s real estate market is NOT a difficult task. Post the real estate melt down, consumers could have money and bad credit or good credit and no money, and still qualify for a mortgage. NOT TODAY!! Today, you MUST be prepared to buy a house. Unlike the mortgage industry of yesterday, you can’t just “flare-up” and decide to buy a house on the spot and actually get it. Today, you have to PLAN for it!

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How To Stay Out Of Debt

A system could be something as simple as not spending money on junk food or meticulously documenting every single expenditure. Source: Hannif Highclass c/o Genie Sabre Realty Inc. Publish:MY BLOG: Toronto Real Estate: September 6, 2012 Disclaimer: This topic is not new. It inundates our political chatter and rears its head every time we turn […]

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Banks to End Cashback Down Payments

Banks to End Cashback Down Payments

Cashback down payment mortgages are on the endangered list. One of the biggest remaining lenders with a cashback down payment mortgage is Scotiabank, which announced today that it is terminating its “Free Down Payment” program, effective September 15.

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Life after Bankruptcy

Life after Bankruptcy

There is life after bankruptcy for first time home buyers Source: Hannif Highclass c/o Genie Sabre Realty Inc. Publish:MY BLOG: Toronto Real Estate: August 20, 2012 Bankruptcy doesn’t mean the end of the dream for first time home buyers Filing for bankruptcy is not the financial disaster that sweeps away your credit freedom for the rest […]

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