Investor education


We're always reading, listening and upgrading our knowledge base because we believe education and knowledge are the keys to successful investing.

This section is an opportunity for us to help you upgrade your knowledge and learn more about real estate investing.

Within this section you'll learn why real estate can be such a powerful investment. You'll also discover why we believe the right multifamily real estate properties are a fundamental part of a great-performing investment portfolio.

You were willing to share your knowledge and experience. I appreciate your helpfulness in guiding towards our financial success.

To the right you'll find links to a collection of pages. Each one is packed with valuable information to help you get started in successful real estate investing.

We suggest you start with "Why invest in Real Estate".

You may also create an account on our website and receive our free 7 part training course. Here you'll learn our approach to successful real estate investing.

By Andrew Schulhof, 14 Apr 2012

BC’s Top 28 Grants and Rebates for Property Buyers and Owners for 2012 is reproduced from Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver April 5, 2012

1. Home Buyers’ Plan

Qualifying home buyers can withdraw up to $25,000 (couples can withdraw up to $50,000) from their RRSPs for a down payment. Home buyers who have repaid their RRSP may be eligible to use the program a second time.
Canada Revenue Agency Enter ‘Home Buyers’ Plan’ in the search box.

By Andrew Schulhof, 22 Feb 2012

There always seems to be so much you can do to improve your your property. This can be costly and you generally will improve you investment return but not always and not always quickly. However there are steps you can take that are not costly that can ultimately improve your Return on Investment (ROI).

Here are my current TOP 10.

By Andrew Schulhof, 13 Dec 2011

With the ever changing commentaries on the Real Estate Markets in both Canada and the U.S. it is hard to really understand where they are going. Every week there seems to be a number of opinions: the Canadian real estate market is fine, or it is in a bubble situation, or the US market has hit bottom and now is the time to buy, or it is going for another drop, or it is on the rise.

By Andrew Schulhof, 30 Aug 2011

This segment has little to do with the business of Real Estate, but more to do with businesses in general. In fact it has more to do with people and the relationships that can and are formed through businesses.

Earlier this month, along with my brainstorming mastermind group, I spent two full days in an amazing and intensive learning session with Anurag Gupta of The Difference Engine.

By Andrew Schulhof, 28 Jun 2011

There are many different real estate calculations used in the analysis of properties and their performance, but for many beginner investors it can be confusing to know which formulas to use, when to use them and why use them. Many of these formulas are used when analyzing single properties and multi-family properties.

Presented below are the more popular real estate calculations, explain their purpose and include the formula.

By Andrew Schulhof, 28 Apr 2011

As an real estate investor the bottom line is always important. Improve the bottom line can come in the form of increasing rental income, additional income but also decreasing operating expenses. In any case property improvements are necessary and they can amount to large expenses depending on what improvements you are making.

By Andrew Schulhof, 18 Sep 2010

Finally after some delays beyond our control, I am very pleased to announce that Strategic Investment Realty has launched the Newly constructed and beautifully designed Avalon Condominiums in Dieppe, New Brunswick to our clients.



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