The Value of Vintage Apartments (Why Newer Isn’t Always Better)

It's a common misconception that newer is always better when it comes to housing and real estate in general. While the amenities associated with new builds certainly have clear appeal, the tradeoff can be cost, space, and sometimes even quality. In Canada, rental construction was aided by federal incentives in the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. [...]

By |2020-11-27T14:29:59-05:00November 27th, 2020|Real Estate|0 Comments

Canada’s Recent Pro Immigration Announcement and What it Means for Real Estate in Ontario

In a move to supplement workers and stimulate the economy, the Government of Canada announced that they plan to bring in over 1.2 million new immigrants over the next three years. Breaking that number down further, the federal government aims to accept 401,000 new permanent residents in 2021, 411,000 in 2022, and 421,000 in 2023. [...]

By |2020-11-19T13:49:38-05:00November 19th, 2020|Real Estate|0 Comments

Sudbury Real Estate Growth – The Benefits of Real Estate Investing in Sudbury’s Rental Segment

Located in Northern Ontario, a mere four hours from Toronto, Sudbury touts a resilient and growing real estate market. Below, I explain why Sudbury's economy is so promising, why more people are choosing to settle in the region each year, and how such factors are contributing to the strength of Sudbury's rental segment and real [...]

By |2020-11-14T11:12:10-05:00November 8th, 2020|Real Estate|0 Comments

Top Rental Sub-Market Cities to Invest in Real Estate in Ontario in 2020

Investing in real estate comes with its fair share of advantages. In addition to offering predictable and sustainable cash flow, real estate tends to appreciate in value, keep up with inflation, and provide a higher return on investment, compared to investing in stocks, bonds, or mutual funds. That said, when it comes to investing in [...]

By |2020-11-29T11:43:46-05:00November 4th, 2020|Real Estate|0 Comments

The Benefits of Real Estate Investing in the Niagara Region’s Rental Segment

The Niagara Region, located in the Golden Horseshoe region of Southern Ontario, is home to just under half a million people—a number that's forecasted to rise. Niagara's population grew by close to 40,000 persons between 2007 and 2019, with the most concentration in St. Catharines (roughly 141,000) and Niagara Falls (roughly 95,000). Owing to its [...]

By |2020-11-13T15:44:47-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Real Estate|0 Comments

Rescuing the Rental Segment: How Ontario Could Emerge Strong from a Deepening Rental Crisis

Real estate, like any other asset, is heavily contingent on supply and demand. And while a certain degree of tension between supply and demand is certainly healthy and can serve to bolster economic growth, a significant disparity between the two can have dire effects on the housing market as we know it. Speaking specifically to [...]

By |2020-11-13T14:40:58-05:00October 5th, 2020|Commercial, Multi Family Apartments|0 Comments

Shaking up the Standard – COVID-19 and the Future of Apartment Design

We are currently at a brand-new juncture of architecture and design. Though we are still in the thick of it, the global coronavirus pandemic has already engendered changes in what we expect and require from our living spaces across the board. At an infrastructural level, the way we go about the design of housing supply [...]

By |2020-11-13T15:38:55-05:00September 21st, 2020|Commercial, Multi Family Apartments|0 Comments

The Return to Office Work – Understanding Commercial and Industrial Real Estate Investments in the Niagara Region

To call these times unprecedented would be an understatement. Pandemic-related closures and lockdowns have changed business-as-usual for a number of industries, and while some experienced an unavoidable lull, others were able to adapt. For instance, the real estate industry on the whole experienced fast-tracked digitization thanks to COVID-19. In addition to the introduction of virtual [...]

By |2020-11-13T15:33:38-05:00September 13th, 2020|Commercial|0 Comments

Testing Demand – How Coronavirus and a Drop in Foreign Interest is Curbing Canadian Housing

So far, 2020 has been largely defined by bans and restrictions that have stalled and stagnated many previously healthy markets. Amidst so much more, the global pandemic has ensued things like mandatory business closures, strict travel restrictions and bans, plummeting immigration levels, and a significant drop in foreign investments. For years now, immigration-driven population growth [...]

By |2020-11-13T15:31:25-05:00September 13th, 2020|Real Estate|0 Comments

Strategies for Creating Buyer Urgency and Securing a Deal

Facebook was first launched in 2004. Since its humble beginnings, the company has become one of the biggest in the world. Facebook's rise gave way to their now famed motto, coined by Mark Zuckerberg, "move fast and break things." Though Zuckerberg's credo was timely and pointed, meant to celebrate the high-velocity innovation that drove Facebook's [...]

By |2020-11-13T15:21:11-05:00August 24th, 2020|Real Estate|0 Comments
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