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.
September 25, 2018
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?
September 17, 2018
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.
September 14, 2018
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.