April 2015

New Tax Breaks for Charitable Donations

The new 2015 federal budget aims to boost Canadian savings, wealth and the impact on developing solutions for national and world crises. If well utilized, these new 2015 federal budget measures could help bolster the […]

Gold vs. Canadian Real Estate

In April 2015 Laurence Fink of BlackRock told a Singapore conference that gold had lost its appeal. He says contemporary art and real estate are the new tools for preserving wealth.

According to the data from […]

How to Prepare For Property Maintenance

Real estate continues to be one of the most sought after investments for Canadians. It can be highly profitable, and a great safe haven for nest eggs. But are Canadian investors really prepared for property […]

Buy a Home or Invest in Retail Property?

There have been many debates recently about Canadian household debt and the benefits of buying a house versus investing in income producing property. So who has the better argument and why do retail properties stand […]

The Challenges of International Investment in Real Estate

International investment in real estate is resurgent thanks to an improved global economy. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t without its challenges. We all know how stressful it can be to simply purchase a home […]

Sizing Up the American Property Landscape in 2015

Making sense of the American property landscape can appear a bit of a chore in 2015. American real estate appears to be hot, rising, frothy and deeply distressed.

Many media pundits appeared bearish about US real […]

Commercial Real Estate Trends

Investors that yield the biggest wins are those that are good at identifying future trends and acting on them. So how are the business, property and investment landscape changing? How can Canadian investors and commercial […]

What to Look For In a Retail Tenant

Retail properties have been proven to produce great returns for Canadian landlords and real estate investors. However, the recent Target Canada event is a reminder that selecting the right tenant is critical. So how can […]

New Tactics For Boosting Commercial Property Performance

There is more to achieving the best returns from commercial real estate in Canada than buying the right properties in the right locations. Although this can be an essential foundation to build upon, those interested […]