Posts Tagged ‘US real estate’

Snowbird Economics: A Primer for Canadians Heading South
Posted by Don Campbell | November 19, 2015
Snowbird Economics: A Primer for Canadians Heading South

The rules have changed for Canadian Snowbirds. Now, more than ever, it is imperative that Canadians heading south for the winter (for long stays of a series of short stays) MUST adhere to the new rules.

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If A Property Appears To Be Immune To The Real Estate Cycle, It’s Likely Not The Norm
Posted by Don Campbell | March 17, 2014
If A Property Appears To Be Immune To The Real Estate Cycle, It’s Likely Not The Norm

Not ALL real estate is subject to the real estate cycle. It is important to understand the different influences that can make you extra money – or take it away.

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Rule Six Of Six: Don’t Be A Fool Or Be Fooled – Know Exactly What You Are Buying
Posted by Don Campbell | February 1, 2014
Rule Six Of Six: Don’t Be A Fool Or Be Fooled – Know Exactly What You Are Buying

Tropical real estate is a lovely dream, but do you TRULY know what you are buying? Is it a real estate investment, or a security with a real estate foundation? Many unsophisticated investors buy into projects believing that they are buying a real estate investment, when in fact they are simply pooling their money in a security (partnership, LP or share) that uses real estate as the base for the profits. Ask the tough questions

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Rule Five Of Six: It’s Not How Much You Make, It’s How Much You Keep That Matters
Posted by Don Campbell | January 25, 2014
Rule Five Of Six: It’s Not How Much You Make, It’s How Much You Keep That Matters

We all seem to understand that it is not how much you make that matters, it is how much you keep (just look at the deductions on your last paycheque), yet not many people consider the importance of understanding the tax implications of their investments.

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Rule Four Of Six: Always Have Your Own Legal Representation In The Target Country
Posted by Don Campbell | January 20, 2014
Rule Four Of Six: Always Have Your Own Legal Representation In The Target Country

Rule #4 for buying real estate outside of your home country: Never, ever, ever use a legal representative that also represents the other side of a deal. EVER! This is true when you buying at home and is doubly important when buying outside of the country. Don’t ADD risk, take it away.

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Rule Three Of Six: Their Laws are Often NOT on Your Side
Posted by Don Campbell | January 16, 2014
Rule Three Of Six: Their Laws are Often NOT on Your Side

The first step in this rule is to find out what restrictions are put on a foreign property holder. Don’t assume that what occurs here in Canada will look anything like what occurs in another country. Tax laws, ownership laws, immigration laws, – they ALL affect you!

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Don’t jump into real estate just yet… Wait Until You’ve Considered This
Posted by Don Campbell | September 6, 2013
Don’t jump into real estate just yet… Wait Until You’ve Considered This

So you’ve decided it’s time to make a change in your life – you’ve decided to change the financial future of your family and yourself for generations to come.

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Invest in Canada or the US Part 1: Insider Audio Interview
Posted by Don Campbell | August 16, 2013
Invest in Canada or the US Part 1: Insider Audio Interview

Digging deep to uncover a real life, fundamentally based answser to the question: “Do I invest in Canada vs US” has led me to many very interesting discoveries. In this series you will hear my recorded conversations with experts, analysts and investors as we get to the heart of the matter and uncover trends that no one is talking about. Including one that you just have to see that we captured on video.

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Bonus Rule for Canadians Investing In US or Tropical: Wild Rides of Currency Fluctuations
Posted by Don Campbell | July 28, 2010
Bonus Rule for Canadians Investing In US or Tropical: Wild Rides of Currency Fluctuations

Remember, when buying outside of Canada, you are always at the whim of the currency markets, so make sure that you investigate that side of the equation. Find out how the currency performs.

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