The Power of Skin in the Game: Investing for Real Estate Success

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In the realm of real estate investing, financial freedom is a coveted goal that many aspire to achieve. While the promise of wealth and independence may be enticing, it is essential to recognize that true success requires more than just financial capital. As an experienced real estate investor and coach, I have witnessed firsthand the transformative power of having “skin …

Florida: A Lucrative Oasis

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One of the primary challenges in the Canadian real estate market is that it is nearly impossible to find positively cash-flowing properties. This is due to the high purchase prices and the fact that market rents cannot support those prices. As a result, many investors struggle to find properties that generate positive cash flow, which can limit their ability to …

3 Weird Year-End Tax Tips for Canadians

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Coach Roel Sarmago Shares Little-Known Tax Opportunities Canadians Can Use Before December 31. 2016 has been a year of surprises. No one outside the U.K. thought that country would vote to leave the Eurozone. Yet it did. No one outside the U.S. thought Donald Trump would get elected. Yet he did. Everyone on Bay Street thought a Donald Trump victory …

Partyline (Clinton County News) Interviews Coach Roel

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WILO 1570 AM and‘s Vern Kaspar interviews Coach Roel on their popular radio show Partyline, where the topic of discussion is How to Prepare for the U.S. Post-Election Global Market Crash, how we got here and what to expect. Listen to Part 1 of 2 here (27:08). Listen to Part 2 of 2 here (31:23).

Canadian Mortgage Rule Changes October 2016

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There seems to have been a lot of confusion and mild panic over the sudden changes that the ministry of finance made to Canadian mortgage rules all of a sudden on October 3rd, 2016–changes, by the way, they made without consulting the mortgage industry. But that’s another story. To set the record straight, the main change that affects us investors …

New Real Estate Contract Assignment Rules for B.C.

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As you may or may not have heard, new regulations regarding real estate contract assignments have been introduced in B.C. These changes took effect on May 16, 2016. What does this mean for those of use involved in, or looking to get involved in, wholesale buying/selling and assignment of contract strategies? As a Certified Financial Planner and real estate investor …

Laura Reagan: Courage to Be a Social Entrepreneur

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Laura Lyles Reagan wears many hats. She is the owner and founder of Creative Alignment Consulting. With a Masters in Sociology she calls herself a social entrepreneur.  She carries a grants won record of $50,000,000 and has helped countless others through the development of programs that support parents and teenagers including: Together Time, Texas AIM, and Heart 2 Heart Parents. …