Category Archives: Real Estate

This is how my investment property is doing after 1 year

Liquid’s rental property – 1 year update About a year ago I blogged about selling farmland to buy a rental property in the Lower Mainland. I wrote that I expected a 15% annual return. In today’s post I’ll discuss how my 1 bedroom rental apartment is performing, and share 4 important lessons I’ve learned along the way. 🙂… Read More »

How I obtained a negative interest rate mortgage

Why inflation matters U.S. government bonds in 1990 were paying investors 8% a year. That sounds amazing! Especially for a low risk investment. 🙂 But not everyone was buying them. Why? Because investment returns don’t tell the whole story. The inflation rate that year was 5.4%. That means the real rate of return on those bonds was only… Read More »