Real estate can be a safe harbor for your RRSPs

Planning for your retirement can be overwhelming. The average Canadian investor is now enjoying a longer life and volatile equity markets and low interest rates may render their traditional investment […]

Active vs. Passive investing: which one is a better fit for you?

Real estate is a popular investment choice because it is an excellent way to diversify and strengthen just about any investment portfolio. It has the potential to provide investors with […]

The ins and outs of REITs

Real estate is a classic alternative investment.  It has typically been an integral part of a well-diversified investment portfolio, helping to lessen risk and enhance returns through consistent cash-flows and […]

The sustainability of growth in Canada’s apartment market – Part 2

PART 2 of 2: The Supply Challenge It’s not a question of whether there is a housing affordability issue in major Canadian cities but, rather, the question is what to […]

The sustainability of growth in Canada’s apartment market

PART 1 of 2: Fundamentals that drive demand Population growth, demographics and housing affordability are currently underpinning the strong demand for apartments in Canada.  These factors, together with insufficient and constrained […]

No need for your clients to sweat over summer market turmoil

As an advisor, if given a choice, most clients would prefer their investment experience to resemble the tranquility of relaxing at the beach rather than the nail-biting, stomach-turning experience faced […]