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Episode 12: Determining the Right Structure for Your Real Estate Business

Posted on: February 24th, 2021 by Real Estate Accountants
Row of apartment buildings. Listen in on the video series that talks all this real estate with Peter Cuttini and George Dube

In Episode 12 of our Talking Real Estate with Peter and George video series, George Dube and Peter Cuttini cover different cases for real estate businesses, and how those cases can affect the structure you set up to be optimized for tax savings and protection. To learn more or to get help with your tax […]

Episode 10: How Much is My Business Worth?

Posted on: February 8th, 2021 by Real Estate Accountants
Row of apartment buildings. Listen in on the video series that talks all this real estate with Peter Cuttini and George Dube

In Episode 10 of our Talking Real Estate with Peter and George video series, George Dube and Peter Cuttini talk with Tim Rickert about how to tell the worth of your real estate business. Tim is a partner with BDO’s Financial Advisory Services. They discuss how to value your business, investment properties, and development and […]

Episode 7: Protecting Your Real Estate Business from Fraud

Posted on: January 10th, 2021 by Real Estate Accountants
Row of apartment buildings. Listen in on the video series that talks all this real estate with Peter Cuttini and George Dube

In episode 7 of our Talking Real Estate with Peter and George video series, George Dube interviews Chetan Sehgal, BDO’s Forensic Disputes and Investigations Partner. They discuss fraud and how to protect your real estate business from potential losses. George: To our next installment if you will, with Talking Real Estate and George and Peter. […]

Episode 6: Cybersecurity and Your Real Estate Business

Posted on: January 7th, 2021 by Real Estate Accountants
Row of apartment buildings. Listen in on the video series that talks all this real estate with Peter Cuttini and George Dube

In episode 6 of our Talking Real Estate with Peter and George video series, George Dube and Peter Cuttini talk cybersecurity and the importance cybersecurity plays in real estate, investing and construction with Vivek Gupta, BDO’s cybersecurity and forensic expert. George: Good day. This is George Dube, Peter Cuttini [inaudible 00:00:13] are talking real estate […]

Episode 5: Fraud Discussion with Lawyer Allison Speigel

Posted on: December 7th, 2020 by Real Estate Accountants
Row of apartment buildings. Listen in on the video series that talks all this real estate with Peter Cuttini and George Dube

In episode 5 of our Talking Real Estate with Peter and George video series, George Dube interviews fraud lawyer Allison Speigel, a partner at Speigels Nichols Fox LLP, on how to protect your real estate business from fraud, and what constitutes fraud. It may surprise you. George Dube: Good day. This is George Dube, and […]

Financing for Real Estate Investors: Navigating COVID-19

Posted on: May 27th, 2020 by Real Estate Accountants

Last Updated: May 27, 2020 Obtaining financing during the COVID-19 period has become increasingly complex and uncertain for real estate investors. Through discussions with investors and financing professionals, we’ve seen specific trends in the marketplace that real estate investors need to navigate. Phase 1: Prepare and respond Initially financial institutions addressed urgent needs with mortgage […]

20 Planning Ideas for the Real Estate and Construction Industry During COVID-19

Posted on: May 26th, 2020 by Real Estate Accountants

For real estate and construction businesses, whether concerned with cash flow now, or planning for recovery and future opportunities, tax planning ideas are well worth your time.  In April, we held a series of real estate and construction webinars focused on preparing and responding to COVID-19: Real Estate & Construction Industry: Cash Flow and Tax […]

Ontario Housing Supply Action Plan: Positive changes for real estate developers and rental providers

Posted on: June 12th, 2019 by Real Estate Accountants

The Ontario government Ontario Housing Supply Action Plan proposed changes to address barriers getting in the way of a new rental and ownership properties on May 2, 2019. Recommendations of industry experts like BILD and OHBA influenced this new government policy. The recommendations are centered on themes of speed, cost, mix, rent, and innovation. Overall, […]

B.C. condo registry: What can property owners expect?

Posted on: April 30th, 2019 by Real Estate Accountants

In an effort to address housing affordability in British Columbia, and catch unreported tax revenues in the condo market, the provincial government has introduced a real estate condo registry. The condo registry was created to regulate pre-sale property flipping and help reduce tax evasion in the B.C. real estate market. Our real estate and construction […]

2019 Federal Budget: Impact on real estate and construction

Posted on: March 29th, 2019 by Real Estate Accountants
Federal Government, Budget

Like many other industries, those in real estate and construction are affected by the 2019 Federal Budget update. A general synopsis of the budget can be found here. Many business owners and investors are aware of the seemingly never-ending series of budget deficits. This is particularly ironic given that government and other organizations encourage Canadians […]