February 2018
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Bank of Canada increases interest rate...Major banks to follow
Is now a good time to buy?
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Welcome to the launch of our newsletter
Are prices going up?

Featured Listings:
137 Manning Ave., $449,000
For those looking for a full turnkey investment that's ready to go, look no further. This home would realize rents of apx. $1600 upstairs and $1100 downstairs.

Five ways to maximize your investment property

Some of this will seem obvious to VPI clients but just in case, it's a great review from a different source:

Wasim Elafech of Century 21 Bravo Realty in Calgary is among the banner brokerage's top sales agents in the world. Century 21 operates in 78 countries with over 100,000 agents, and Elafech managed to become their number one unit producer in 2015 and number three in Canada last year, so he knows a thing or two about getting the best bang for your buck out of a rental property. He shared some of those tips with us.  more

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Thinking of becoming a landlord? Here's some things to consider
Being a landlord isn't without its challenges, but covering one's bases in the following ways is bound to yield quality tenants and rents.

Every real estate professional understands the importance of location, and so should every landlord. Steve Arruda, a sales agent with Century 21 Regal Realty, has been a landlord for 18 years and advises taking one's time performing due diligence on prospective neighbourhoods. more
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Chase Realty Inc., Brokerage
398 Wilson St. E, Ancaster ON

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Here's one for the more adventurous. The top floor has been recently renovated. But the lower level is ready for your renovations.
104 Moxley Ave., $437,900
This online magazine has actually been in existence since 2010 but it was initially a vehicle devoted to residential buyers and was published monthly by Bob and the staff at emailhomes.ca.

Now, we've updated it to become just one of the vehicles Venture Investment Properties uses to communicate with our investors. Whether you've attended a meetup or seminar;  whether you are currently out looking for an investment property; or especially if you are one of our happy clients who have already purchased a home using our services, this magazine is for you.

We'll cover a range of timely topics in each issue pertaining to investing in both the Hamilton and Durham areas, including changing City bylaws, inspection issues, finance tips, and much, much more. We'll also feature homes we have viewed and which fit our "model" investment perfectly. (Feel free to contact us if you want to go and see one.)

If you have any questions about our services, or would like to receive regular emails with potential homes in your chosen area, then fill out the box at right.

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Robert J. Morrow: Editor & REALTOR(R):
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Major lenders hike rates following Bank of Canada decision
Canada's major banks have been quick to react to the Bank of Canada's decision to raise interest rates to 1.25%.

CIBC, RBC, Scotiabank and TD were among the first lenders to increase their prime lending rates by 25 basis points to 3.45%; the new rates take effect from today (Jan 18) more
New opportunities in 2018!
Does Real Estate investment need to be risky?
Rockstar Realty Inc., Brokerage
165 Cross Ave #6, Oakville, ON

All investor purchases are brokered by a licensed real estate agent, who is a member of the Canadian Real Estate Association and is bound by the code of ethics and fiduciary commitments required by law.
House prices continue to climb in Hamilton real estate market
A number of trends have continued within the latest real estate numbers in Hamilton.

The Realtors' Association of Hamilton-Burlington says residential listings increased by another 4.5 per cent last month, while sales dipped seven per cent in December to 444. more
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