5/21/2020 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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The financial situation of every rental property is as different as a fingerprint. Every operator applies their level of experience, understanding, operating sophistication and ... More

COVID-19 might kill the rental property industry

  1/7/2020 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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Toronto and Vancouver are among the prime cities for real estate investment.

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These are some of the best cities for real estate investment in 2020

  11/8/2019 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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Investing in real estate is seen as a good bet and for good reason, but an analysis of performance over the past decade shows the asset class has lagged some other ... More

Toronto housing investors could have done better with REITS

  11/26/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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Investment in Canada’s building construction edged 0.3% higher in September compared to the previous month.

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Multifamily sector leads investment in construction

  11/21/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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As land for single- and multi-family homes gets more scarce and expensive due to population growth in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), investment activity shows confidence and ... More

GTA residential land increasingly scarce, costly

  4/11/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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A survey of international real estate markets has put Canada in the top 5 for investors.

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Canada among top 5 countries to invest in real estate

  2/16/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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Canadian baby boomers’ investments in real estate outperform their other financial assets, a recent report from Mustel Group and Sotheby’s International Realty ... More

Baby boomers' strongest investments lie in residential real estate

  1/16/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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A survey of members of the Association of Foreign Real Estate Investors holds Canada steady in third place for 2017, the same as a year earlier.

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Canada among top 3 most stable for real estate investment

  12/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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According to the 2018 REMAX Market Outlook report, many purchasers will set their sights on Toronto’s suburbs in 2018, and that could be especially beneficial for house ... More

Hidden gems could be in 905 next year

  5/16/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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For new investors, it's easy to get overwhelmed by facts, figures, formulas, and different investment calculations. And, although many people are aware of condo investing ... More

5 terms every condo investor needs to know

  3/24/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau said in an interview with The Globe and Mail that he wants to move quickly this year with tax changes focused on high-income Canadians, but ... More

Bill Morneau says government not planning to raise rate on capital gains

  1/25/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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Homeowners could recoup the purchase price of their homes faster through short-term rentals such as Airbnb compared to a long-term rental strategy.

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Short-term rentals recoup home price faster than long-term tenants

  11/26/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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Evidence of the ongoing crackdown by the tax authorities on Canada’s red hot residential real estate sector is everywhere, from recently updated statistics that show ... More

The CRA is cracking down on real estate tax dodgers in Canada's red hot market

  10/4/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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Foreign investors, deterred from Vancouver’s residential property market by the 15 per cent tax, are likely to increasingly focus on commercial real estate.

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Foreign investors to switch focus: RE/MAX

  6/20/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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There is no fear of housing market crash due to foreign ownership, according to the Bank of Canada. ... More

Central Bank assuages foreign ownership fears

  4/18/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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These are the markets investors may want to target, if current trends continue.

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Sizzling markets on investors' radar

  4/7/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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The Crown Corporation released its latest Housing Markets Insight Report Thursday, which focuses on the foreign investment. The report found that foreign ownership is most ... More

CMHC releases report on foreign ownership

  4/6/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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Most investments in condos in Toronto and Vancouver are for long-term gains rather than making a quick buck. That’s according to a report from the CMHC which says ... More

Toronto, Vancouver condo investment is long-term says report

  1/6/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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The Canadian housing market is expected to grow at an average of 2.5 per cent this year, according to two new reports released on Wednesday (January 13). The figure represents ... More

What can investors expect this year?

  12/3/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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Foreign owners made up a bigger share of the condominium markets in Toronto and Vancouver over the last year, according to the nation's housing agency.

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Foreign investor stats revealed

  9/14/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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The volatile equities markets are pushing investors towards safer havens and that seemingly includes Canada’s housing market. Fitch Ratings says that investors in Europe ... More

Canada's housing market considered safer bet by investors

  7/6/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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Owen Sound is emerging as a hotspot for retirees and American investors, according to one industry vet, following record numbers in home sales in the month of May and strong ... More

Town's tax breaks draw investors

  6/22/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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A new report suggests that property investors should look outside the biggest housing markets for better returns on their money.

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The best cities for property investment in Canada

  6/1/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Stephen Gale
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It is a cardinal sin for investors not to be prepared or knowledgeable about the home buying process, but new figures point out that a third (32 per cent) of first-time ... More

Third of investors unprepared for buying process
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