Private real estate investments: Key to solid RRSP portfolio growth

The recent volatility of the stock market has many investors worried about their retirement savings and wondering what to do with their RRSP investments this year. You may have a rough idea of how RRSPs work, but do you have a grasp on how these investments fit into your overall financial plan? Get to know […]

‘Smart Money’ and How They Invest

To many people, the success of the wealthy and how they manage their investments are likely a mystery. Do they have exclusive access to secrets and tools that most of us don’t? Can anyone follow suit and benefit from using their techniques? Affluent investors often look to emulate the principles of what is often called […]

Apartment Valuation

IT’S ALL ABOUT NUMBERS Apartment buildings aren’t like houses. You don’t buy them for the good times and memories you plan on having there. Nor are they valued the same way. While emotions can play a large part in valuing homes, apartments are valued differently because they are a business – and they generate profits. […]

Supply-Demand Imbalance in Housing Market Means Stealth Investment Opportunities

Solid employment growth, high costs of home ownership and a preference for millennials to rent are currently underpinning the strong demand for apartments, while record-growing immigration levels are expected to drive demand even higher.

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.

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