No one loves debt, but savvy investors know not to fear it. Rae Tayner, senior investment executive at Platinum Properties Group, explains the positive impact borrowing can have on your returns
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
Brokers are already looking to next spring, hoping low interest rates will bring about some rebound even as the new lending rules exacerbate today's seasonal slowdown.
Tenant screening is an important step toward all rental agreements, and doubly so for rent-to-own properties. The tenant is, after all, the exit strategy for the investor. So, finding that right tenant for this type of investment and maintaining a good relationship is key.
For investors, withstanding the ebbs and flows of the real estate cycle is par for the course. But how do you choose a property that can do the same?
Cashing in on fracking and gas drilling may seem like a good real estate idea at first but the long-term implications for you and your property can be quite the opposite.
There are four phases to real estate investment through JV partnerships, writes industry expert Paul Kondakos. Miss even one of them and your JV could fall apart.
We talk about the impact of the NHL lockout on billionaire team owners, millionaire players and occasionally the hockey fans, but what about mortgage brokers?
Brokers are increasingly hard-pressed to find the right financing for investor clients as lenders trim their markets and retreat from BFS deals. Still, there are always options, write Dalia Barsoum and Enza Venuto, with CENTUM Streetwise Mortgages
Gord Lemon reveals practical strategies to consider when your cash flow falls into the red
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
The event will also feature a panel of industry experts and a presentation on the state of the Hamilton-Burlington housing market