The success of REITs over the past ten years point to a level of stability that residential real estate may not be able to offer if that long-awaited recession hits next year
Don’t be dissuaded by the cap rates – Canada’s biggest cities are still the place to be. Alice Yang provides a few ideas for getting the most out of Canada’s priciest markets
Buyers have to be ready to jump into the market when the right opportunity presents itself. Not being prepared could cost you greatly. Simon Milberry, sales representative with RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. in Toronto, offers his top five tips for first-time buyers.
New investors are always looking for the best place to start, and invariably, writes industry vet Paul Kondakos, the six-plex comes into view.
While real estate is often considered a safe investment, it is also a fertile ground for fraudsters and con artists who want to take advantage of unsuspecting investors. Peter Mitham reports.
Joint ventures are once again coming to the rescue of property investors, writes Ottawa mortgage broker Chad Robinson. But that newfound popularity means slick operators have begun to cook up some pretty creative schemes.
Selling joint ventures can be, well, it can be like selling swamp land in Florida. But more and more seasoned investors are making the effort as financing challenges emerge and lenders cap the number of properties any one investor can have and still win new funding.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.’s latest survey of Canada’s rental markets yields some surprising finds and some long-term winners.
And, as Peter Mitham discovers, rental housing is a hot topic across Canada as house prices rise above what many people can afford, prompting first-time homebuyers to defer a purchase. Add in economic uncertainties, and both tenants and landlords want a property that makes the best use of their money.
Getting financing to buy an investment property is no longer as easy as it used to be, as lenders continue to tighten their criteria. Peter Mitham explains how you can get access to financing despite the hurdles.
There are different ways to add value and appeal to your property. In a volatile economy, doing it yourself is becoming part of the renovation landscape. Joel Kranc explains.
How can you build a profitable portfolio safely and quickly in the current environment? Dalia Barsoum and Enza Venuto reveal their top tips and strategies.
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