Why is Demand for New Condos Growing?

With the price of a single-family home increasing the Toronto area, these kinds of homes are feeling that much more unattainable for a large demographic of home buyers. When new buyers enter the market, they are looking for a home that they can afford to live in and that might turn into a great investment [...]

2020 Real Estate Forecast for Halton Region – And How to Get In!     

The real estate market in general is a very dynamic and shifting market, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t learn quite a bit from forecasts! The Halton region, which encompasses Burlington, Oakville and Milton, looks like it will be a popular destination for families looking to move out of Toronto and into a quieter, [...]

Good News Condo Investors – Interest Rates Not Going Up Anytime Soon

When making the decision to purchase an investment property, the cost of the unit is only one part of the price that you have to consider. The actual cost of the borrowing is another big piece of the cost-effectiveness pie. Before committing to buy a property, whether as an investment or for personal use, you [...]

Investment Leverage in Real Estate – Important Considerations

Making the decision to enter into the real estate investing market can raise a number of questions. You’re likely hearing all sorts of confusing terms like ‘OPM’, ‘leverage’ and ‘ROI’. While there is a bit of a learning curve to some of these phrases and steps in the process, it doesn’t have to be confusing. [...]

How to Buy Your First Rental Property (Even with Little Money)    

Buying a rental property is a great way to start growing your investment portfolio and building a long-term wealth plan. Rental units can give you a steady income each month and help you work your way up the investment ladder. Buying a rental property isn’t as simple as just securing a mortgage and signing the [...]

Top 11 Things About Burlington (and Why To Live Here)

Burlington, Ontario is consistently named one of Canada’s best places to live and it's easy to see why. Located a short drive from downtown Toronto, this city has so many things going for it. If you’re considering a move, you can’t go wrong with Burlington! Whether you’re a big city lover that loves the vibe and [...]

Nine Reasons Why the Burlington Condo Market will Remain Hot in 2019    

When considering where to buy a condo in 2019, look no further than Burlington, Ontario! This mid-sized city situated just an hour from downtown Toronto is a great place to invest in a condo, especially considering that despite years’ hot market. Rated Canada’s best mid-sized city by Money Sense Magazine for 5 years in a [...]

The Benefits of Downsizing to Condo Living     

As your life progresses you may find yourself entertaining the idea of downsizing from your house into a condo. On one hand it seems like a logical move, but on the other it can be intimidating. There are so many things to consider! The thought of going from a full-sized house to a unit with [...]

Alton Village in Burlington – A Vibrant Community & Investors Dream. Here’s Why.     

Burlington, Ontario happens to be Canada's best mid-sized city located just west of Toronto. It's quickly growing in popularity among home buyers and investors, and for good reason! Residents of Burlington are able to enjoy the perks of living in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), without the craziness that can come with big city living. [...]

Why Savvy Investors Work with Condo Real Estate Specialists When Buying Pre-construction Condos

When buying a pre-construction condo, it might be tempting to go directly to the developer in the hopes that you will save money by cutting out ‘the middle man’: a realtor. There reality is, some realtors that you are trying to avoid may actually be the best way to approach the purchase of your pre-construction [...]