Alternative Investments: The new investing reality

With the return of market volatility, traditional investments may not be enough on their own. Faced with a longer life span, together with fully- or over-valued equity markets and low-interest rates that have been prevalent over the last decade, the average Canadian investor has become more focused on obtaining higher yields and diversification. Traditional investments […]

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 […]

Profiting from an Imbalance

A Supply-Demand Imbalance Creates Strong Investment Opportunities The imbalanced market for places to live is creating opportunities to profit in the multi-residential apartment sector. Equiton is uniquely positioned to help investors profit through our proprietary approach. Explore reasons for the opportunity below: KEY REASONS FOR THE IMBALANCE Demand is increasing because of: POPULATION GROWTH In […]

‘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).

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