Home inspections are crucial in any housing transaction, but for an investment property they can go a long way towards determining how lucrative the returns are
Multiple crucial factors are contributing to this demographic migration
Investors who forget to factor in closing costs for buying a multi-residential property in Toronto and other key Canadian markets are closing their eyes to potentially tens of thousands of a dollars in expenses.
Canada’s rock-bottom interest rates have simply got to go, according to an international development organization, suggesting tighter mortgage rules have done little to lessen the threat of a housing correction.
From Canadians buyers hunting in the U.S. to Chinese investors searching for properties in this country – three quarters of a million people have now turned to a global real estate website since its launch six months ago.
Canadian investors are finding fewer of the U.S. real estate bargains they scooped up in the past year as foreclosure numbers sink, in the process elevating seller expectation.
The target of Canadian foreclosure-hunters in the U.S. may soon shift east as the landscape of distress properties changes. In terms of volume of U.S. foreclosure properties this spring, the largest inventories seem to now be in the South and on the East Coast, according to market researcher RealtyTrac.
The government could eventually remove itself from the mortgage insurance game -- an assertion Jim Flaherty reiterated Wednesday, only weeks after becoming what may be the first finance minister to seriously suggest it.
Cottage buyers are thinking more and more like property investors, according to a new poll, revealing a growing interest in renting out those seasonal digs to cover the cost of acquisition.
The City of Toronto will spend $1 million on graffiti clean-up this year, although investors must continue to clear away any of that "art" on private property. CREW has found seven ways landlords can reduce their risk of being tagged in the first place -- information graffiti artists in Canada's urban centres don't want them to know.
It's a dubious title, which now belongs to Toronto and not Vancouver, as home prices in Canada's largest city become chiefly responsible for skewing the national average.
Canada – well, Toronto and Vancouver – may soon be yesterday’s news for Chinese investors, now turning their attention to the U.S. ahead of a crucial deadline.
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The event will also feature a panel of industry experts and a presentation on the state of the Hamilton-Burlington housing market