Investors who calculate a property’s cash flow before securing financing are often forced to make other plans. Dalia Barsoum shares three strategies for ensuring that projected cash flow actually winds up in your pocket
There’s no shortcut to success in real estate, but there are plenty of crafty ways to get more out of your properties. Vantage West’s AJ Hazzi shares 10 of them
Deciding on the perfect place to retire can be difficult, as there are many elements to consider such as the housing market, the climate, and healthcare. Elli Davis from Royal Le Page Real Estate Services in Toronto outlines her Top 5 retirement destinations.
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.
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