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Uncategorized Aug 23, 2018

In this vlog post I discuss the concept of 'Lending Value' because in my days at CMHC as a multifamily underwriter I remember many an investor being stumped when they found out from their banker they were not getting the amount of financing they thought they could get.  

Very often that was because the lending value used by the bank, and more than not by CMHC, was not the same as the market value or the purchase price.

First let's define 'Lending Value'.  

For mortgage purposes, lending value is defined as the lesser of appraised value (by formal appraiser) and the sale price.

Banks and CMHC use the lending value to determine what portion of this lending value they will give you in financing. This portion is called the loan amount. The percentage of the lending value you get in financing is called loan-to-value

Not getting the expected amount of financing from your banker can be dramatic as this means investors have to come up with a larger down payment in...

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#2 Why I personally chose to invest in a apartment buildings. Post from Quebec City

Uncategorized Aug 14, 2018

 In my next post, I’ll be talking about the very important concept of ‘LENDING VALUE’ which often confuses novice multifamily investors.

 In the meantime, don't forget I still have seats available for my upcoming 2.5-day live multi-family investing workshops in Edmonton (Sept. 14 pm only to 16, 2018) and Hamilton (Sept. 28 pm to 30, 2018).

You can check it out HERE!



Enjoy what's left of summer! 



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#1 Welcome to the Canadian Multifamily Investing Insider Blog

Uncategorized Jul 18, 2018

Hi folks.  

It's Pierre-Paul Turgeon, Canada's Authority in multifamily investing and former Insider. I used to be an underwriter at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and now I'm a full time apartment building investor with a portfolio of 160 doors worth over $22M. I'm also a national speaker, coach/trainer and author on this topic.

I just spontaneously shot this short introductory video while on a hike in the Canadian Rockies near my home. Sorry for my rugged look. I want to let you know that I'll start blogging regularly from now on on various topics related to investing in apartment buildings in order to help you out on your journey to invest in this type of asset.

I have amazing multi-family investing hacks and strategies I'm going to share with you that will shave years from your learning curve. I'll also be sharing interviews I did with other apartment building experts such as bankers, mortgage brokers, and other successful investors.  

I will also be...

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