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Canadian Tax Laws: Avoiding Penalties

Canadian Tax Laws: Avoiding Penalties

Tax laws in any country are not the easiest things in the world to understand. When it comes to the Canadian Revenue Agency and their tightening up of real estate tax regulations, it can get particularly hard to decipher. If you are new to real estate investing, you...

Why Write a Book on Real Estate?

Why Write a Book on Real Estate?

Why Write a Book on Real Estate? For the past ten years, I have been deeply engaged in my real estate investing career. An IT professional by trade, I always knew that my true passion lay with real estate. After all, my family and I sometimes spend our weekends...

Are you a “People Person”?

Are you a “People Person”?

We’ve all heard this phrase “people person.” Essentially, it means that you’re someone who is good at interacting with others, you enjoy the social context of dealing with people and you thrive on communication. I reference this term here because in the world of real...

Dealing with Tenants: Safeguarding Your Investment

Dealing with Tenants: Safeguarding Your Investment

One of the most difficult parts of rental property investment may just be dealing with the tenants, or more specifically finding tenants that are decent, that take care of the property and that are timely when it comes to their rent. In my landlord experience, I have...

You & Your Property Manager: Communication is Key

You & Your Property Manager: Communication is Key

In my book, I discuss the ins and outs of working with a property manager. I am of the belief that if you are truly looking to make your rental properties a viable business, having a property manager on board is crucial. Some may opt to go it alone and try to assume...

Chai Harjo

As the founder of Down to Earth Mentoring, Chai Harjo takes his responsibility and commitment to those he mentors very seriously. His passion for helping others realize their real estate investing dreams, combined with his simple and straight-forward approach, have contributed to the success of many entrepreneurs on a similar path.

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