Posts By: Kelly Bird

4 ways to build your real estate portfolio without buying property

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When most people think about developing their real estate portfolio, they picture purchasing real property (such as a house or a commercial property). While those options are among the most common real estate purchases, owning a physical property is not the only way to enter into real estate market. Owning a property can be a ….

The economics of esports: 5 predictions for the industry

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For those of us old enough to remember “Arcade Culture”, the phenomenon of esports might conjure the image of teenagers flocking around a talented Pac-Man player at the local shopping mall. But contrary to its early roots, the esports industry has recently exploded into a multi-billion-dollar economy legitimized by hundreds of millions of fans worldwide. ….

Zeifmans joins the VINE Group for a #VINERant on real estate accounting

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Zeifmans Real Estate team members, David Posner and Jonah Bidner stopped by the VINE Group’s office to discuss real estate accounting, tax and business tips for: Investing in real estate and what to consider before entering the market Building your Real Estate portfolio and what you should let your financial advisor know The importance of consulting with ….

Americans investing in Canadian real estate

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Canadian real estate may not be cheap[1], but there are several reasons why the True North has become an attractive option for American investors seeking rental income. Firstly, the favourable exchange rate for U.S. citizens means that the American dollar can stretch a bit further. Secondly, demand for rental properties has increased exponentially in recent ….

Zeifmans’ Quarterly 3 – Commercial Real Estate Edition

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Zeifmans’ Quarterly 3 is back for its Commercial Real Estate edition, where partners Ahmad Aslam and David Posner answer 3 of your real estate sector, business, tax and accounting questions. Today, Ahmad and David examine the following commercial real estate topics:  Exploring potential excess costs commercial real estate property buyers need to be aware of when looking ….

Could Jamaica be the answer to Canada’s cannabis shortage?

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Some might argue that the marijuana leaf is to Jamaica what the maple leaf is to Canada. Through centuries of history, cannabis has been woven into Jamaican culture. And since the plant was legalized for medical use in 2015, many Jamaican companies have been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to grow the business sector, including a ….

#NexiaDay2019: Zeifmans raises $20,000 for Jack.org

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At Zeifmans, we strive to make a positive, everlasting impression with our clients, our employees, and our local community. That’s why we’re proud to support Jack.org, Canada’s only charity training and empowering young leaders to revolutionize mental health in every province and territory. We are pleased to share that on Thursday, July 25, 2019 Zeifmans ….

The Canadian cannabis industry’s new era of compliance

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The Canadian cannabis industry has arrived at an impressive level of financial success following a sometimes rocky road to recreational legalization. In just a handful of years, we’ve seen the use of cannabis go from social taboo to widely accepted, and the cultivation and sale of the plant go from shady criminal pastime to one ….