7/29/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Joan Beal
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New report highlights how equity in owners’ primary residence has facilitated their investments.

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  7/26/2021 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Joan Beal
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Canada's real estate market is such a key economic driver that residential investment recently surpassed business investment in percentage share of the economy.

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  6/21/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Joan Beal
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If you have invested in residential real estate in the past and have been pleased with the outcome, you might be interested in exploring the world of commercial real ... More

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  6/11/2021 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Joan Beal
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Maybe you need help with your mortgage payments, property taxes, or want some extra cash flow, whatever the reason is, you're considering renting out your home.

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  5/28/2021 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Joan Beal
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Whether you’re a seasoned investor or looking to buy your first rental property, however, the tax implications of investing in real estate can be daunting.

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  3/26/2021 | Posted in Home Owners by Joan Beal
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Canadians have great expectations when it comes to using their homes to feather their retirement nest eggs.

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  1/29/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Joan Beal
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The door is open to real estate investors looking to get into the multi-family residential sector, but if they wait too long they might miss their chance.

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  3/24/2020 | Posted in New Developments by Joan Beal
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Building construction investment in Canada edged higher in January with a 0.5% rise compared to the previous month.

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  9/17/2019 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Joan Beal
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Amid newfound momentum due to an upward trend in detached home sales, Toronto remains probably the best real estate investment destination in Canada, according to RE/MAX.

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  8/19/2019 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Joan Beal
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Real estate flipping in the Waterloo region is mostly committed by investors from the Greater Toronto Area, according to a new report by Canada Mortgage and Housing ... More

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  6/11/2019 | Posted in Financial Health by Joan Beal
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A warning has been issued regarding investment schemes that promise tax write-offs by investing in real estate through limited partnerships.

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  5/14/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Joan Beal
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A report from CBRE forecasts rising demand from domestic and international investors which will boost investment in the sector beyond 2018’s $1.5 billion and the 10-year ... More

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  5/13/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Joan Beal
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Sales activity in the Greater Toronto Area investment market considerably slowed down in Q1 2019, according to a new quarterly analysis by Altus Group.

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  1/22/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Joan Beal
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Those in the market for a Toronto home shouldn’t get too excited about the prospect of lower mortgage rates, says one economist.

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  11/26/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Joan Beal
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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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  11/21/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Joan Beal
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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

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  11/7/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Joan Beal
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The moderation of the single-family housing market in the Greater Toronto Area has not dampened the market for residential land.

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  7/16/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Joan Beal
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Investors seem unruffled by anxieties over the global economy and cross-border trade wars.

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

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  3/12/2018 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Joan Beal
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A new report ranked Ontario’s largest metropolitan areas by real estate market performance and suitability for investment over the next 5 years.

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  2/16/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Joan Beal
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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

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  1/16/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Joan Beal
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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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  1/6/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Joan Beal
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The Greater Toronto Area is on pace for its fifth straight record year in both the number of commercial real estate transactions and the total dollar volume invested.

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  12/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Joan Beal
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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

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  9/27/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Joan Beal
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The first half of 2017 saw a 29% increase in investment in Canada’s commercial real estate sector, a new survey from Avison Young reveals.

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  6/22/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Market by Joan Beal
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We all know about Canada’s ballooning household debt. Guessing who else has gone on a debt binge to buy up real estate? Canadian corporations.

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  6/4/2017 | Posted in Ontario Real Estate by Joan Beal
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In the inaugural issue of Canadian Property Investor, the publication identified the Top 50 Places to Invest in Canada. Now it's time to dig a little deeper -- to ... More

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  5/24/2017 | Posted in GTA Real Estate by Joan Beal
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Residential land was the hottest sector in investment real estate sales in the GTA in the first quarter of 2017.

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  5/16/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by Joan Beal
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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

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