Buying a Cottage as an Investment in Ontario

By: Sylvia Smith

Buying a Cottage as an Investment in Ontario

Tags: REAL ESTATE INVESTING, REAL ESTATE, FINANCIAL SECURITY, REALTOR, COTTAGE, VACATION PROPERTY, PARRY SOUND, MUSKOKA

  Have you been dreaming about buying a cottage or vacation property in Ontario for some time?  But are you concerned about being able to manage the extra expense?  Buying a cottage as an investment property and offsetting a portion of your annual expenses by renting your cottage out may be a great way to support ongoing cottage expenses.    However, before you roll up yo...Read More

Things to Consider When Buying an Investment Property

By: Sylvia Smith

Things to Consider When Buying an Investment Property

Tags: REAL ESTATE INVESTING, REAL ESTATE, FINANCIAL SECURITY, REALTOR

Buying rental property can be one of the best investments for creating long-term financial security.  Do it right and you can get a strong return on your investment, tax breaks, and equity gains.   Like any investment learning the process and researching the pros and cons and your goals and risk appetite for owning a rental property will be key to your success.  Whether you are plan...Read More

Why Should You Invest in Real Estate?

By: Sylvia Smith

Why Should You Invest in Real Estate?

Tags:

REAL ESTATE INVESTING, CASH FLOW, EQUITY APPRECIATION, LEVERAGE, Real Estate

  Are you considering investing in real estate but are allowing fear to hold you back?  Investing is all about diversification – that is what we are told when we invest in the stock market.  Here is why you should seriously consider adding real estate to your investment portfolio.  Real Estate Prices – Last 10 Years       Are you aware that in the...Read More

Top Ontario Real Estate Investment Strategies

By: Sylvia Smith

Top Ontario Real Estate Investment Strategies

Tags: REAL ESTATE INVESTING, FLIP, JOINT VENTURE, BUY AND HOLD, REAL ESTATE AGENT, REAL ESTATE MARKETING, SELLING REAL ESTATE, PROPERTY, HOUSE HUNTING, TORONTO REAL ESTATE, BARRIE REAL ESTATE, REAL ESTATE INVESTOR, CONDOS, REAL ESTATE INVESTOR

There are many strategies to get into real estate investing in Ontario. The out-migration from Toronto is resulting in an influx of people to nearby towns and cities and given that many of these areas offer great career opportunities and commuting options makes these towns and cities great real estate investing locations. The prospect of homes being significantly cheaper than in Toronto ...Read More

Child off to University or College – Have you considered Investing in a Student Rental?

By: Sylvia Smith

Child off to University or College – Have you considered Investing in a Student Rental?

Tags: RENTAL, STUDENT RENTAL, REAL ESTATE Investing, UNIVERSITY, STUDENT RENTAL

Have you been considering investing in real estate for some time but have allowed your fears to hold you back?  Do you have a child going off to University or College next year?  This may be a great opportunity to start dabbling in real estate investing instead of paying off someone else’s mortgage.  Depending on which town or city, your child may be able to live rent-free an...Read More

Real Estate Investing – Doesn’t Have to be Hard

By: Sylvia Smith

Real Estate Investing – Doesn’t Have to be Hard

Tags: REAL ESTATE INVESTING ONTARIO,  CHILDREN, BUYING REAL ESTATE, Financial Security

Have you been thinking of investing in real estate for some time?  But are allowing fear to hold you back? We normally experience fear when we are uncertain about the outcome.  But in the timeframe that you have been worried about the unknown - real estate prices in the Greater Toronto Area are going through the roof. If you have been thinking of getting into real estate investing don&r...Read More