September 2015

ReDev Properties Ltd. and Their President Richard Crenian Announces 105th Street Government Building is for Sale

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2015 /CNW/ – Richard Crenian, President of ReDev Properties Ltd., is pleased to announce the listing of the 105thStreet Government Building in Edmonton, Alberta.

ReDev Properties Ltd. has engaged Colliers to act as listing […]

ReDev Sells Two Properties, More Deals to Come

Plunging oil prices and a slumping Canadian dollar may be bad news for the country’s economy, as per the Bank of Canada’s recent analysis, but don’t tell that to Richard Crenian.

“I’m so busy, it is […]

Five Reasons the Rich Like Real Estate to Boost Their Savings — and 15 Other Thrifty Tips

Savings. Have any? If not, the tips below will help you get some.  Don’t kid yourself, it won’t be easy. The temptation of having a little extra cash on hand can be too much for […]

Ten Ways to Look Good to a Prospective Landlord

Renting or leasing business space should not be difficult. Yet, many small businesses feel vulnerable as they look to move into a preferred location. The following tips will help impress a landlord and secure the […]

Spotting Value in Commercial Real Estate

There is one rule to remember in commercial real estate whether you are a buyer and holder, or someone who makes money on the management side: financial value is judged on what can be made […]

How Millenials Can Start Investing in Commercial Real Estate Now

Millenials as new investors are a force to be reckoned with. They are just entering their top earing years and have the opportunity to become leaders in a market that is unique and sometimes tricky […]

The US Market

The stock markets have been in a frenzy running up to the mid-September US federal rate announcement and at the end of the day, the Federal Reserve opted not to raise rates. What does this hesitation mean […]

The Value of a Soothing Space for the Soul

In my decades in the real estate world, I have seen many properties that are homes for families and spaces for businesses. Finding that right space doesn’t always happen right away. But when it’s found, […]

August 2015

The HGTV Effect on Canadian Real Estate

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The ‘HGTV Effect’ is spurring Canadian renovation spending toward the $100 billion mark. Some are split on whether this is good or bad for Canada.
Real estate reality TV shows no […]

Should You Be Concerned About the New Mortgage Fraud Revelations?

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One of Canada’s biggest mortgage lenders, Home Capital has been axing broker relationships after the discovery of ‘widespread’ fraud. More than 45 of the mortgage company’s brokers were responsible for $1 billion […]