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
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
Julie Broad reveals her top tips to getting funding for your reno project each time
Brandon Kot examines what it takes to get condo construction financing
In the first of this two-part series, Greg Habstritt breaks down the myths of inflation
The ability to access equity is one of the most powerful tools you can use to expand your portfolio. Vincent Power explains how to get around the tighter lending policies that are now confronting many investors
As the world goes through its continuing economic turmoil, Canada has quietly become one of the world's economic safe havens. A haven where international money is being parked for safety and ROI, a haven that is poised to provide the world what it needs for at least the next decade and probably a lot longer.
Peter Kinch explains the difference between residential and commercial financing
Many people recognize building a real estate portfolio for passive income and equity growth can be an integral part of creating monthly income and a healthy retirement nest egg. Often the tipping point as to whether an individual embarks on such a pursuit ultimately comes down to whether one has the desire and fervour to become a landlord.
Gord Lemon and Daryl Hemingway sort through the headlines for the real estate investor
Whether you are in a good economy or a bad one, every real estate investor needs to pay attention for the “signs.” Should you buy now or wait? Should you sell now or wait?
We have once again found ourselves in a situation whereby simply reading the headlines is enough to make the strongest optimist feel a little pessimistic about where the economy is heading. CRE Contributor Peter Kinch dissects the gloomy economic headlines to give you some food for thought before you lock in.
Do you have confidence in your property management firm? If you are a real estate investor who relies on contracted property management services, having confidence that you are in control of your assets and bottom line while someone else manages the day-to-day operations is always a dilemma. These are some simple strategies to monitor the service you receive, increase your confidence and ensure that your investment is protected.
Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that Devin P. McComb has joined the firm’s Seattle office as a partner in the Real Estate & Land Use practice
Grimsby skyline to be reshaped by tallest buildings in city: two-tower residential complex
Connect Asset Management Challenges the Financial Community to Invest in Downtown Toronto Real Estate for a Good Cause