Property investors concerned about Montreal The average price of condos in the Greater Montreal Area have fallen for the first time since 2008 according to a recent report from the Greater Montreal Real Estate Board. Analysts say the drop is mainly due to stricter mortgage rules and an increased number of inventory around the area. The [...]
With a relatively stable economy, Canada is one of the top destinations for real estate investors. But in a country this large, there are huge differentiations not just from province to province but from city to city as well. In order to figure out which cities are opportune for investment, there is a list of [...]
Perhaps you’re the jump in with both feet type when it comes to your investment. Although this in itself is not inherently bad, it’s always a good idea to take a step back and assess your investments objectively. Enter the ‘investing mantra.’ It can be a very powerful tool in determining your investment strategy. And [...]
BMO has released a report, the BMO Blue Book, which outlines local markets across the country. Unsurprisingly, both Alberta and Saskatchewan are set to lead the pack, with GDP growth expected at 3.0 and 2.9 percent, respectively. Newfoundland and Labrador is also set for a bull market, and led the country last year with a [...]
Many people consider their home and an investment property to be one and the same. However, mortgage brokers and bank lenders do not – and with this in mind, neither should the investor. The bottom line is that a home is shelter and an investment property is an investment. Although many people consider their [...]
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Written by Sylvia Sigurdson Investing in revenue property is an appealing prospect to many Canadians, but it can be intimidating trying to wade through the myriad of steps in order to reach this goal. One of the most misunderstood concepts around buying investment real estate is how to effectively structure the financing in order to [...]