The ins and outs of REITs

Real estate is a classic alternative investment.  It has typically been an integral part of a well-diversified investment portfolio, helping to lessen risk and enhance returns through consistent cash-flows and […]

The sustainability of growth in Canada’s apartment market – Part 2

PART 2 of 2: The Supply Challenge It’s not a question of whether there is a housing affordability issue in major Canadian cities but, rather, the question is what to […]

The sustainability of growth in Canada’s apartment market

PART 1 of 2: Fundamentals that drive demand Population growth, demographics and housing affordability are currently underpinning the strong demand for apartments in Canada.  These factors, together with insufficient and constrained […]

No need for your clients to sweat over summer market turmoil

As an advisor, if given a choice, most clients would prefer their investment experience to resemble the tranquility of relaxing at the beach rather than the nail-biting, stomach-turning experience faced […]

REIT Cashflows and The J-Curve

When considering investing in a private real estate investment trust (REIT), an investor should be aware that the overall return on their investment will be linked to both the distributions […]

Reducing Risk While Simultaneously Increasing Potential Return

Investing involves taking calculated risks in exchange for expected returns. The challenge for investors is to accurately identify risks and potential rewards from various assets and assemble them into a […]

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