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Equiton Apartment Fund doubles AUM in 12 months, acquires townhouse property in Toronto

Etobicoke Property

BURLINGTON, ON, Nov. 2, 2021 – The Equiton Residential Income Fund (The Apartment Fund) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Scotch Elms, a multi-residential townhome community located at 12 & 14 Auburndale Court in North Etobicoke. The purchase price for the property was $21 million.    In what has proven to be a year of very aggressive growth for the fund, this latest acquisition brings total assets under management to …

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Canadians Are Living Longer: Do You Have Enough to Retire?

According to the latest Life Expectancy Report shared by the Conference Board of Canada, Canadians born now are expected to live to age 81. Contrast that with someone born in 1961, who was expected to live only to the age of 71. Canadians are living longer, but will your retirement finances last as long as you need them to?   In this article, we will look at …

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Equiton strengthens its position in the London market with the acquisition of a second multi-family residential building

BURLINGTON, ON, Oct. 5, 2021 – The Equiton Residential Income Fund (The Apartment Fund) is pleased to announce the acquisition of a multi-family residential apartment building that stands 18 storeys and has 129 units in London, Ontario.  The Kingswell Towers, which was purchased for $34 million, complements the company’s existing portfolio and will drive further synergies in the London, Ontario market.  In 2021, Equiton’s portfolio of multi-residential rental units in Ontario has grown exponentially resulting …

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Why You Should Invest in an 18-Hour City

Real estate professionals are increasingly interested in 18-hour cities, especially given the data from South of the Border. A recent U.S study of 18-hour cities discovered that economic and social growth led to a significant increase in property value. Eighteen-hour markets emerged as superior performers in the residential sector, with returns exceeding those in 24-hour …

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BENEFITS OF USING YOUR TFSA TO INVEST IN REAL ESTATE

In the first quarter of 2021, the cost of a single-family home in Canada rose 14.1 percent year-over-year, as reported by Royal LePage. This follows a year of unprecedented demand for homes and month after month of record-setting sales and price appreciation. It could take as long as 24 years for a household earning average income to save up a …

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A Guide to Real Estate Development

Often, the everyday real estate investor will have a portfolio of turn-key properties. However, there is another, more primary role in the world of real estate, and that is development.   What is real estate development   Real estate development is the improvement and construction of land to create value. Real estate development can be a very lucrative investment, but …

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Equiton Apartment Fund Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary Milestone

With 60 consecutive months of positive returns, the fund continues to create significant value for investors. BURLINGTON, ON, May 18, 2021 – Equiton is pleased to announce that this month marks the 5-year anniversary of the Equiton Apartment Fund (the Equiton Residential Income Fund Trust), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that specializes in residential income properties in Canada. With 60 consecutive months of positive returns since its inception, the Fund has proven …

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Minimize Old Age Security Clawbacks with the Right Investment Strategy

Old Age Security Clawback Explained Several years ago, Canada added a clawback system to its tax regime. One of the most disliked is the Old Age Security (OAS) clawback. Currently, anyone collecting OAS must pay back all or a portion of their OAS payments and any net federal supplements if their annual income for the …

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Equiton Announces Second Acquisition In A Month With Purchase Of Kitchener Apartment Buildings

BURLINGTON, ON, April 27, 2021– The Equiton Residential Income Fund is pleased to announce the acquisition of a multi-family residential property in Kitchener Ontario. Located at 100, 120 & 170 Old Carriage Drive, the property consists of 218 units across three buildings and brings Equiton’s total unit count to over 1600. This is the fund’s …

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