November 28, 2018
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 […]
November 19, 2018
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. […]
October 16, 2018
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.
October 12, 2018
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).
October 9, 2018
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.
October 2, 2018
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.