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How to furnish an investment property

So, you’ve invested in a condo property and are looking for ways to make it seem more attractive to prospective buyers. In this post, we're going to look at some easy steps to take to ensure that unit gets sold. 

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5 tips for first time condo buyers

Buying your first home is a huge decision and monetary investment, so it's important to do research before diving in.

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How to choose between condo units you've never seen

When it comes to buying pre-construction, the idea of putting your money down for a unit you haven’t seen before can be a little daunting.

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Ground-floor vs the penthouse: the case for each

People often dream of the coveted penthouse. There’s a certain prestige associated with the word, giving the space a luxurious and exclusive feel.

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Be the first to move in: how to get into your pre-con unit quickly

Buying a home is exciting. Buying pre-construction requires some delayed gratification. But not all wait times are the same.

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Owners, renters and landlords: how to properly insure your condo unit

When it comes to condo insurance, it can be a little difficult to figure out what kind of policy you should have.

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The pros and cons of buying pre-construction as a landlord

Buying a pre-construction condo as an investment property is a great way to see a return on your money. However, there are pros and cons to every investment decision, and this one is no different.

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The benefit of investing in condos

Condos are a great investment if you do your homework and plan ahead!

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What happens if a development project is delayed?

You’ve been eagerly waiting throughout the construction period for your brand new condominium building, and now your move-in date it only months away. You’re all set to go.