The present and future uncertainty in the realms of tourism, seniors housing, and offices, and the growing demand for multi-family supply has engendered something of a solution: reconfiguring the former, lesser-performing supplies into multi-family housing. This article explains the impact of COVID-19 on the aforementioned sectors, as well as the specific factors that make for multi-family potential.
It's a common misconception that newer is always better when it comes to housing and real estate in general. This post investigates the reasons why older buildings tend to yield a higher ROI than their newly built counterparts and explores some retrofitting projects around the Golden Horseshoe area geared at preserving and extending the life of aging supply.
Sudbury touts a resilient and growing real estate market. This article explains 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 estate market on the whole.
If you're thinking to invest in real estate in Ontario, where you invest is just as important as what you invest in. This article explores the submarkets that will yield you the highest return on your investment and why.
This article delves into the fundamentals of Niagara's economy, including its reliable tourism sector and ongoing infrastructure projects, and how these factors drive the strength of the region's real estate market, particularly its hot rental segment.
This article explores the series of strong fundamentals driving the province's inflated rental demand, how the concentration of that demand has shifted to submarkets due to COVID-19 and lack of supply, and the future and prospective developments that could potentially restore a healthier relationship between supply and demand in markets across Ontario.
From an investors' standpoint, understanding how housing supply will be adapted is key in identifying opportunities that are poised to emerge strong post-pandemic. This article explores three elements of apartment design that are registering progressive change as a result of these times.
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 [...]
Today's article discusses how COVID-19 has changed buyer and investor demand for housing, location, and lifestyle.
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 [...]