Investors – Is Being a Landlord Right for You?

As the housing market continues on its upward trend this year and there seems to be an abundance of people looking for a great place to rent, as a smart investor it’s likely crossed your mind to look into the possibility of getting into the market. But is becoming a landlord really as easy as [...]

What Are In-Demand Amenities for New Condo Developments?       

The reasons people choose to move into a condo are many. For some, they are looking to downsize in order to travel more, so the amenities that come with the unit aren’t a big selling point. However, for many others the amenities that are included when they buy their condo unit can make or break [...]

7 Advantages to Condo Investing

Investing in real estate can be a great way to create an income but there are several different areas that you could choose to invest in. One of the most popular and profitable methods of real estate investment is to buy a condo, either preconstruction or already built, and either flip it or rent it [...]

Top Drivers of Condo Sales in the Greater Toronto Market       

It’s no secret that the real estate market in Toronto and it’s surrounding area is on an upswing. Homes just outside of the GTA have been selling for hundreds of thousands of dollars above asking price with several offers on the table. It should come as no surprise then that the market within Toronto is [...]

Why are Toronto home buyers moving to Burlington?            

With much of the world shifting into more of a work-from-home situation, you might find yourself considering making a move out of the hustle and bustle of Toronto into something a bit more low-key. But if you love the feel of living in a city it might feel like a daunting decision to make. Enter: [...]

Why is Demand for New Condos Growing?

With the price of a single-family home increasing the Toronto area, these kinds of homes are feeling that much more unattainable for a large demographic of home buyers. When new buyers enter the market, they are looking for a home that they can afford to live in and that might turn into a great investment [...]

2020 Real Estate Forecast for Halton Region – And How to Get In!     

The real estate market in general is a very dynamic and shifting market, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t learn quite a bit from forecasts! The Halton region, which encompasses Burlington, Oakville and Milton, looks like it will be a popular destination for families looking to move out of Toronto and into a quieter, [...]

Good News Condo Investors – Interest Rates Not Going Up Anytime Soon

When making the decision to purchase an investment property, the cost of the unit is only one part of the price that you have to consider. The actual cost of the borrowing is another big piece of the cost-effectiveness pie. Before committing to buy a property, whether as an investment or for personal use, you [...]

Investment Leverage in Real Estate – Important Considerations

Making the decision to enter into the real estate investing market can raise a number of questions. You’re likely hearing all sorts of confusing terms like ‘OPM’, ‘leverage’ and ‘ROI’. While there is a bit of a learning curve to some of these phrases and steps in the process, it doesn’t have to be confusing. [...]

How to Buy Your First Rental Property (Even with Little Money)    

Buying a rental property is a great way to start growing your investment portfolio and building a long-term wealth plan. Rental units can give you a steady income each month and help you work your way up the investment ladder. Buying a rental property isn’t as simple as just securing a mortgage and signing the [...]

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