One of Nova Scotia’s best-kept secrets, Antigonish County is a smaller, affordable market with great potential and a low property tax rate to match
A common question we constantly get asked is, what’s the difference between a real estate agent and a mortgage broker and what do they do? For new investors or first time property buyers who are new to the game, this is a very valid question to ask
Commercial property investing is seen a viable alternative by many Canadian investors. However, writes Tarun Gupta, a recent announcement from the Bank of Canada has the potential to impact commercial real estate.
Ottawa Realtor Muriel Debroy is answering three questions on the lips of would-be property investors not only in her market, but likely in yours.
Arrgh! Yet another rule change. New lending guidelines – and even rumours about new lending guidelines -- can really affect investors and regular consumers, alike. Let me explain.
As Centum mortgage broker and CREW columnist Dalia Barsoum points out, investors can't afford a single misstep in today's increasingly complex lending environment.
Vendor Take Backs (VTBs) may be back in vogue, but mortgage brokers and industry experts are warning buyers of the pitfalls associated with this financial arrangement.
Commercial real estate leaders are more pessimistic about the future of the market in the wake of increasing concerns about Canada’s economy.
Maybe it’s just me, but it seems like everyone is talking about real estate investments these days, especially in Toronto. It’s likely due to the unrelenting volatility of the capital markets. But, let’s leave the reasons for another time and story. Today, I want to talk about the tools that we use to measure real estate investment, and why there may be a better way than "cap rates."