Real Estate

The Lowdown on Home Rental Suites and the CRA

New year, new bills. Many homeowners are tempted to offset mortgage payments and other debts with additional cashflow from renting out an apartment suite...

Come Together—Moving In, Second Time Around

Falling in love and wanting to move in and build a home and a life together is life-affirming for many — but for those...

Need Rental Income? Invest in a Condo Apartment

In its simplistic form, a rental property allows you to leverage a relatively small amount of money to own a high-valued asset. Better still,...

Need Rental Income? Convert a Room in Your Home

In its simplistic form, a rental property allows you to leverage a relatively small amount of money to own a high-valued asset. Better still,...

Invest in Real Estate Without Owning Property

When it comes to building an investment portfolio the key is to diversify your asset allocation in order to maximize growth— even during the...

Should You Buy Real Estate for Your Kids?

It’s innate for a parent to want the best for her children. No wonder so many of us contemplate if we should help them...

Should You Buy a Vacation Property? Part Two

The benefits of owning a recreational property are obvious when you imagine spending the day on the water or ski hill, or even enjoying...

Should You Buy a Vacation Property? Part One

For many prospective buyers, a recreational property represents an escape hatch from city life, a place to enjoy weekends and vacations with family and...

Home Alone—Is Real Estate a Good Investment?

It’s spring, which means ‘for sale’ signs are popping up in many neighbourhoods across the country – but while property values once seemed to...