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Vote for Us! Help Us Win “Best Innovation 2021”

Help us win “Best Innovation” from the Small Business BC Awards! Cast your vote (it takes under 1 minute). First some background: What motivated us to start addy? In the words of our CEO and Co-Founder, Michael Stephenson: “I was fortunate to get into the real estate market in 2003 and my family has benefited […]

The District of North Vancouver vs The City of North Vancouver

What is the deal with The District of North Vancouver and the City of North Vancouver? How did it come about that the city of North Vancouver is completely surrounded by The District of North Vancouver? Why are they different? And why do we at addy care? Let’s dig into these questions and find out. […]

The Hidden Fees Behind REITs

For decades, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) were the go-to option for people looking to invest in real estate with very little upfront capital. For as little as a few dollars, you could own stock in a publicly-traded REIT and earn passive income through a consistent dividend. Nowadays, the complicated fee structures behind REITs are […]

January Virtual Meetup Dates – Come Get To Know Us!

Who is addy? We’ll discuss how we’re approaching real estate investing differently so that we can all share in the returns. The truth is that real estate investing is simply out of reach for most of us. It takes tens if not hundreds of thousands of dollars to participate and in a lot of cases, […]

Why I Am Choosing to Invest in Real Estate in 2021

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One of the most powerful differences between an average investor and a world-class investor is the former’s ability to balance short-term and long-term thinking. Dominic Barton – the former Global Managing Partner of McKinsey and Co. – often remarks about his desire to figuratively have a telescope in one eye and a microscope in the […]