The Canadian Landlords Guide to the IRS

U.S. Income Tax: US Taxes are a complicated matter, add in CRA tax returns and how both relate to the US/Canada tax treaty and everything said below must be taken as a starting point ONLY. You absolutely need to seek the advice of a qualified and licensed tax professional/chartered professional accountant that specializes in cross-border…

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Common Myths: Investing in Florida Real Estate from Canada

            Every day I seem to hear another question based on false or incomplete information someone may have picked up from google, a friend or even another Realtor whom simply doesn’t know better. Here are a few of the most common myths I hear and the real information you need…

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The 5 Types of Property Managers

          When you first start out as a landlord, you may think a property manager is a property manager and it’s just a matter of interviewing and hiring the right one. However, with a little more experience you will see that Property Management is far from a commodity. Not only do…

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Advantages of Using a Currency Exchange Company

          Anyone can google “currency exchange calculator” and get the most up to date exchange rates. The problem is that the rates you will find this way are only be available to the banks themselves, or large exchangers that change millions every day. People like you and I can’t get these…

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U.S. and Canadian Cross-Border Taxes Simplified

          Luckily Canada and the US are very good friends with a long-standing tax treaty that has for the most part synced well with each other. Hundreds of thousands of residents from both sides of the border live and work on the other side, so there is a robust infrastructure of…

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Common Advice that Canadians Should NOT Listen Too

          You always see me stress the importance of working with specialists in anything related to your cross-border real estate investment. This is because there are myriad minor and major issues that can arise and cost you time, money and aggravation that a “normal” professional won’t know about. Here is a…

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What to Expect Selling your Florida Investment Home

            Selling your Florida Investment property isn’t as easy as making a phone call, but it doesn’t have to be a pain either. Knowing what to expect during the process can help you make decisions along the way and to plan ahead.   Step 1: Determine the market value and…

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What is an iBuyer and Should You Sell to One?

            The term iBuyer you may or may not have heard before as it is a very recently coined catch all term for large, well organized and technology driven companies that specialize in “flipping” homes. There are a couple big players already in many markets, including Orlando FL, like OpenDoor…

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Lease Term Guarantee

  Never pay two leasing fees within 12 months with our BLUE and BLACK plans. We stand behind our screening and the tenants we place. Unless the tenant we place is relocated under military orders, we will replace a tenant that breaks their lease within their first lease term, for free.

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