Increase your retirement capital this RRSP Season

Planning for your retirement can be overwhelming. The average Canadian investor is now enjoying a longer life, and extremely volatile equity markets and low interest rates may render their traditional investment choices (i.e. stocks and bonds) inapt at helping them achieve their retirement goals. RRSPs continue to be one of the most significant tax-saving opportunities […]

Real Estate Investing: Why you should consider it

When you use borrowed capital to enhance the earning potential of an investment, you are using the full power of leverage; and since real estate is a tangible or hard asset, financing is readily available (typically in the form of a mortgage).

Investors benefit from having a ‘private’ eye

The premise behind Modern Portfolio Theory is that there may be significant benefits to an investment portfolio when it includes asset classes that are not correlated to each other.

Multi-unit housing market is primed for profit

For the first time since the mid 90’s, Canadians are beginning to wonder if house prices will ever go up again.  Over the 12 months ending July 2018, the New Single-Family House Price Index has been basically flat; increasing by a meager 0.5% and actually experienced five months of zero growth and one month of decline.

What goes up must come down: Think beyond traditional stocks and bonds

As we continue to ride one of the longest bull markets in stock market history, we have all been asking the same questions: when will it end, how bad will the downturn be and how do I protect or at least insulate my client’s portfolio from it?

The Canadian island you’ve never heard about

Since 2005, the demand for housing in the Greater Toronto Area (“GTA”) has been rapidly outpacing supply. This is primarily a result of the limited amount of developable land due to what has been otherwise known as the ‘island’ effect.

Private Equity: An Introduction

Private equity has gained a great amount of influence in today’s financial marketplace, but surprisingly, many investors are unfamiliar with it, potentially causing them to miss out on investment opportunities.

Find out how Equiton’s real estate investments can help you realize your financial goals.