Real Estate Today Blog

What Entrepreneurs Actually Do

Entrepreneurs have an almost mystic- risk loving, 9-5 schedule smashing persona in the eyes of the majority of regular society. What do they really DO when they are staying up late toiling away on the next big new idea? The basic fundamental result of what...

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Featured in Global TV Foreclosures Alberta

The phoenix group was very excited to be asked by GlobalTV News to do an interview to discuss the foreclosure increase in Alberta recently! We are seeing an up-tick in foreclosures up in the great white north in Edmonton. This follows the historical trend where the...

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Foreclosures Alberta Update

We were honored to be Interviewed by CBC news to get an update on where foreclosures are going in Alberta recently. Indicators show that the market in Calgary has likely reached the lowest point (no one can really know for sure) and that there is still a long way to...

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CMHC Head Advocates Higher Down payment for Insured Mortgages

I just read an article today that stated the CMHC leader wants to raise the minimum down payment for insured mortgages to further ease the demand for homes.  I feel that this would put the dream of home ownership even further away for most families.  The tendency for...

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Vacation Rentals: An Investment in real estate

Recently I read an article that stated some eccentric star is now renting their apartment our for 40,000-60,000 per week (not including gratuity and taxes!).  This highlights a not often mentioned real estate investment possibility that I like to call the "private...

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Wholesaling Basics

Great Article that lays out the basics of wholesaling in real estate source: https://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/2016/08/04/what-is-real-estate-wholesaling/ What Exactly is Real Estate Wholesaling (& What Does a Wholesaler Do Every Day)?   By Brett...

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Mobile Homes Are Money and WHY

The mobile home business In Canada is different than in the US for sure due to lower density of parks and the pricing is a bit different but not as much as you would think in context.  These little homes are like ATM's that you can buy at the right price and get them...

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The Finish

I just got this very amazing post in my email from a good friend of mine Marcin at gofund capital --I know I suffer from this from time to time as a entrepreneur for sure!!: Too Much Starting. Not Enough Finishing. A new: business product feature market business...

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Accelerated Results

I recently saw a new story that covered how coaching has recently benefited job-seekers that have currently been displaced by the massive lay-offs in Calgary/Alberta at large due to the recent collapse of the oil sector.  I thought this was a very interesting story in...

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New Year New Results

This is the time of year where the gyms are packed with people, MLM marketers are crushing it with their health food weight loss products in a whirlwind of new year's resolutions that are doomed for failure.  I suggest that this new year those that want to make this...

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Media Hype Not all It’s Cracked Up To Be

I am sure that everyone has heard over the last few years that real estate crash in the US was caused mostly by sub-prime lenders, and to a large extent this was not the case according to a very interesting interview that I hard on satellite radio (this has not been...

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Rent to Own Resurgence

The changing climate of real estate in Calgary sure has a lot of real estate investors shaking their heads about what to do next to continue to make money amid changing winds.  How can I keep my cash flow above water with rental prices dropping all over town? How can...

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