More than Cashflow was honoured to be an award winning book in the 2014 International Book Awards.
American Book Fest announced the winners and finalists of THE 2014 INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS (IBA) on May 21, 2014. Over 300 winners and finalists were announced in over 80 categories. Awards were presented for titles published in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Keen says of the awards, “The 2014 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from a wide array of publishers throughout the world. With a full publicity and marketing campaign promoting the results of IBA, this year’s winners and finalists will gain additional media coverage for the summer season.”
Keen adds, “IBA’s success begins with the enthusiastic participation of authors and publishers and continues with our distinguished panel of industry judges who bring to the table their extensive editorial, PR, marketing, and design expertise.”
AMERICAN BOOK FEST covers books from all sections of the publishing industry—mainstream, independent, & self-published. More information can be found at http://www.AmericanBookFest.com
With the Bank of Canada maintaining rates at historically low levels, you probably wonder where to find the best rates for investment properties and how you can maximize your returns.
Rates are important, but as discussed in the 7 Things to Know About Why You Can’t Get Financing at the Bank, rates are the second priority for investors – or at least – they should be.
My investor …
You have found a GREAT property in your target market area. It fits all of your criteria but the cashflow numbers are tight … should you walk away? Or, is there something you can do to increase the cashflow and make the property work for you?
While we would never recommend you buy any property without positive cashflow, there are times when you may want to buy a property that is tight.
For us, we have a couple of properties that we bought for such a great price, knowing that they’d be high value properties in the future, that we …
“It should be illegal to turn away someone because they have a pet”
Landlords chimed in with horror stories of damage while tenants shared their tragic stories of having to give up their beloved four legged family member because there was nowhere to live that would accept the animal.
Personally I am not a fan of the government telling me what I can do in my rental business so I would MUCH prefer the choice. …
I was recently asked at an event, “What are the obstacles I need to overcome in order to take the next step with my real estate business?”
To be honest, my biggest obstacle was in my own head. I had A LOT of fears in the beginning and they were coming at me from a variety of different angles.
I worried “What if I mess up and my family’s finances become a permanent mess?”, and I had to deal with the rather uninformed opinions of some friends and family who thought I …
What is “the wall”?
Is there really one?
If there is one, how can you avoid hitting it?
If you hit it or believe you are about to hit it, what can you do?
The wall simply refers to the maximum number of properties you can finance as an investor.
Most investors are under the impression that once their portfolio reaches five properties; they will no longer be able to grow their portfolio. Others have …
Everyone laughed as I shared a quick snippet from More than Cashflow about our two lemon properties we owned in Niagara Falls. I was making a joke, but it wasn’t even a little funny at the time. Those lemons were one of several major issues that we’ve faced together that nearly tore us apart.
Investing together as a couple has tremendous rewards. …
“The two most dangerous words in the English Language are ‘Good Job’” ~ Terrence Fletcher, instructor in the movie Whiplash (played by J.K. Simmons)
At some point, probably even recently, you had to work really hard to overcome an obstacle. That obstacle could have been finding an investment market area that makes sense for you and your goals. It could be building the right team to help you with a major renovation. Or, it could be finding two new joint ventures to buy four more properties this year.
Whatever it was, you moved yourself closer …