Tag Archives: Real Estate Investments

Helpful Tips for Buying Your Second Home

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Having your very own vacation home can upgrade your lifestyle and even your investment portfolio, but more importantly, it gives you that reassuring feeling that you can always escape your busy life and not worry about accommodations. But much as exciting as it is to have a cottage or even a villa waiting for you, … Read More

Are all Condos Considered a Good Investment?

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A lot of home buyers who want to make an educated home buying decision invests time doing research – studying the average price per square foot in the condominium building they’re eyeing. However, there are two major issues that come with solely focusing on average prices. First of all, prices are a lagging indicator, meaning … Read More

How to Increase Your Home’s Property Value


Increasing the value of your home is not as difficult as you think. If you are planning to sell your home this spring, it’s a great idea to know some ideas that might help you sell your property faster. The most important thing is to not over improve or improve unnecessary areas of your home. … Read More

7 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Real Estate Today

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As challenging as it is to invest in real estate, it’s still one of the greatest things to consider especially if you’re thinking on the long-term aspect. What people don’t know is that there are many opportunities for people who are willing to make the investment. Read on to find out some of the reasons … Read More

Tips for First-time Real Estate Investors

Are you looking for a way to vary your investment portfolio and save for the future? For a number of people, becoming a real estate investor is an attractive way to build a nest egg, since the investing the tenants help to pay the mortgage and property may bring a better rate of return than … Read More

What You Need to Know About Land Transfer Tax

In Ontario, if you buy land (or an interest in land), you are required to pay land transfer tax. This amount must be paid whether the sale is registered at one of the province’s land registry offices. “Land” includes the following: Buildings Buildings to be constructed Fixtures (light fixtures, built-in appliances, and cabinets) How Land … Read More

Investment Homes in Richmond Hill: A How To

If you want to diversify your investment portfolio, adding an investment home is a very savvy move. Mortgages rates are still very attractive, and housing affordability in the GTA, including Richmond Hill, remains well below the 39 percent ceiling mandated by the federal government. Prices are on the rise, which improves the chances of selling … Read More