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Developing a Bigger Picture

On July 21, 2020

With over twenty years of business experience, Carl Gomez is a well-known Canadian economist and respected investment professional specializing in real estate. He has overseen portfolio strategy and research and strategic market analysis from both the fundamental and capital markets perspectives.  In the latest episode of The Everyday Millionaire, Carl discusses the future and potential impact of COVID-19 on the real estate market and the economy in […]


My Investment Properties—Am I Covered?

On July 21, 2020

*This post is sponsored by one of REIN’s Trusted Partners, Park Insurance. To become a contributing editor or to learn about our sponsorship opportunities, please contact us at david@reincanada.com Whether you’ve just purchased your first investment property or you’re a seasoned investor with a large portfolio of properties, you own valuable real estate which requires the appropriate insurance […]


Life by Design

On July 13, 2020

After years of working in an all-consuming consulting firm, Mark Baltazar decided it was time for a change. He wanted something intentionally designed around his values, which led him to real estate investing. Once he decided to explore the multi-family space, Mark dove into educating himself and learning from those who came before him, which included joining the REIN community. […]


Alert to Condo Owners!

On July 9, 2020

*This post is sponsored by one of REIN’s Trusted Partners, Park Insurance. To become a contributing editor or to learn about our sponsorship opportunities, please contact us at david@reincanada.com Insuring an investment townhouse or condominium unit can be complicated because of the fact that there are three parties involved—the owner of the unit, the tenant, and the […]


Three Ways to Make Money in Calgary Real Estate—with Zero Appreciation!

On July 8, 2020

*This post is sponsored by one of REIN’s Trusted Partners, Redline Real Estate Group. To become a contributing editor or to learn about our sponsorship opportunities, please contact us at david@reincanada.com It’s been six years since the summer of 2014, when OPEC began flooding the market with cheap oil in a price war designed to bankrupt US […]


The Way Forward

On June 30, 2020

The conversation around economics and the COVID-19 crisis continues, and Dr. Sherry Cooper has no shortage of insightful data and information about all things economics, interest rates, and embracing changes and opportunities. Add to that the future of housing and rental markets and how things will change with lenders and the big-six banks and you’ve got a full, robust picture of the country’s current […]


Do you know if your tenants have insurance?

On June 23, 2020

*This post is sponsored by one of REIN’s Trusted Partners, Park Insurance. To become a contributing editor or to learn about our sponsorship opportunities, please contact us at david@reincanada.comWe’ve all seen those news reports – shell-shocked tenants standing outside a burning building. Inevitably, most say that they did not have insurance and now must start from scratch. […]


Reducing Your Largest Cost with Virtual Staging

On June 18, 2020

One of the BIGGEST costs as a rental housing provider is vacancy. Depending on your market, vacancy can cost you 4, 8, 12 + percent of your revenue and that’s HUGE! Typically, vacancy is the difference between you being cash-flow positive or not… You need to do whatever it takes to reduce that cost and […]


Post-COVID-19 Signs Already Emerging of Increasing Foreign Demand for Canadian Real Estate as Pandemic Winds Down in China

On June 18, 2020

REIN’s Special Report: The Coronavirus’ Impact on Canadian Real Estate—Canadian real estate will see an increase in foreign demand post-COVID-19. As the pandemic winds down in China, signs of interest in overseas real estate from wealthy Chinese are already emerging. This desire to move and protect capital is amplified given concerns the yuan will weaken further, and […]


What Will the Future of Office Space Look Like in the Post-Pandemic Era?

On June 16, 2020

After an engaging exchange of emails between REIN CEO, Patrick Francey and REIN Member Christian Szpilfogel about the future of office space, we wanted to share our thoughts and hear the REIN community’s opinions on the subject.   Forty per cent of Canadians went from working in offices to working in kitchens or other rooms in their homes. As COVID-19 restrictions lift, businesses are reassessing whether employees need to return […]