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  • New mortgage rules will drive investments in private lending by Contributor

    MICs and other private lenders currently account for 10% of all new residential mortgages in Ontario. This number will surely increase in the short-term as buyers look for alternative lenders not governed by OSFI

  • Sunil Tulsiani: On the road to making 100 real estate millionaires by Contributor

    When people talk about lifelong goals, there’s no doubt that some of the dreams people have might sound a bit far-fetched. There are people who only wish themselves to live a long happy life with their family, people that fall somewhere in between, and people like Sunil Tulsiani who dream big- not only for himself but for others as well

  • Property owners need to weather the storm by Claude Boiron

    As devastating weather conditions set to become more common, property owners are being advised to take preventative measures to safeguard their homes. Claude Boiron, broker with Coldwell Banker Terrequity Realty, outlines some of the most important issues and measures property owners should consider.

  • Is now the time to move to commercial investing? by Tarun Gupta

    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.

  • 3 key answers for newbie investors by Vernon

    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.

  • New debt calculations to affect investors by

    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.

  • Young investors turning to vendor takebacks by Grainne Burns

    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.

  • Slower economy may improve 'cap rates' by Grainne Burns

    Commercial real estate leaders are more pessimistic about the future of the market in the wake of increasing concerns about Canada’s economy.

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