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2/16/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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Canadian baby boomers’ investments in real estate outperform their other financial assets, a recent report from Mustel Group and Sotheby’s International Realty Canada ... More

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2/9/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Real Estate Investors Pile Into Toronto for Its Hot Economy and Open Borders - Sales jumped 38 percent to $18.7 billion on rising land deals. ... More

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1/29/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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As one of the cities still in the running to be home to Amazon’s HQ2, Toronto has made a top 30 ranking of global cities for commercial real estate investment. ... More

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1/24/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Modern Industrial Space in High Demand, Low Supply - The availability rate in the GTA’s industrial real estate market reached a new low ... More

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1/16/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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A survey of members of the Association of Foreign Real Estate Investors holds Canada steady in third place for 2017, the same as a year earlier. ... More

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1/15/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Canadian shopping centre owners have spent billions on expansions and improvements to their top properties in recent years, and they continue to outperform their American ... More

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1/6/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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The Greater Toronto Area is on pace for its fifth straight record year in both the number of commercial real estate transactions and the total dollar volume invested. ... More

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1/1/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Commercial real estate owners are getting a Christmas present from Colliers Canada in the form of a rosy ... More

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12/22/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Investment in Canadian commercial real estate is on track for record, driven by demand for a haven from global instability and a quest for yield. ... More

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12/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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According to the 2018 REMAX Market Outlook report, many purchasers will set their sights on Toronto’s suburbs in 2018, and that could be especially beneficial for house ... More

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12/12/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Industrial segment cited as the main contributor to this increase. ... More

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11/14/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Commercial leasing slipped in October but the city’s real estate board says the market is still buoyant and the outlook is good. ... More

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9/27/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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The first half of 2017 saw a 29% increase in investment in Canada’s commercial real estate sector, a new survey from Avison Young reveals. ... More

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8/11/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Office vacancy rates in some of Canada’s biggest cities are set to be among the lowest in the Americas within the next two years as demand makes the markets among the ... More

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5/16/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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For new investors, it's easy to get overwhelmed by facts, figures, formulas, and different investment calculations. And, although many people are aware of condo investing ... More

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3/24/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau said in an interview with The Globe and Mail that he wants to move quickly this year with tax changes focused on high-income Canadians, but ... More

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1/25/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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Homeowners could recoup the purchase price of their homes faster through short-term rentals such as Airbnb compared to a long-term rental strategy. ... More

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11/26/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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Evidence of the ongoing crackdown by the tax authorities on Canada’s red hot residential real estate sector is everywhere, from recently updated statistics that show ... More

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10/4/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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Foreign investors, deterred from Vancouver’s residential property market by the 15 per cent tax, are likely to increasingly focus on commercial real estate. ... More

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6/20/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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There is no fear of housing market crash due to foreign ownership, according to the Bank of Canada. ... More

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4/18/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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These are the markets investors may want to target, if current trends continue. ... More

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4/7/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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The Crown Corporation released its latest Housing Markets Insight Report Thursday, which focuses on the foreign investment. The report found that foreign ownership is most ... More

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4/6/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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Most investments in condos in Toronto and Vancouver are for long-term gains rather than making a quick buck. That’s according to a report from the CMHC which says investors ... More

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1/6/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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The Canadian housing market is expected to grow at an average of 2.5 per cent this year, according to two new reports released on Wednesday (January 13). The figure represents a ... More

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12/3/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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Foreign owners made up a bigger share of the condominium markets in Toronto and Vancouver over the last year, according to the nation's housing agency. ... More

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9/14/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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The volatile equities markets are pushing investors towards safer havens and that seemingly includes Canada’s housing market. Fitch Ratings says that investors in Europe and ... More

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7/6/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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Owen Sound is emerging as a hotspot for retirees and American investors, according to one industry vet, following record numbers in home sales in the month of May and strong ... More

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6/22/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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A new report suggests that property investors should look outside the biggest housing markets for better returns on their money. ... More

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6/1/2015 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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It is a cardinal sin for investors not to be prepared or knowledgeable about the home buying process, but new figures point out that a third (32 per cent) of first-time investors ... More

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