When it comes to mortgage financing on your investment property, there are considerations that differ for every property and every situation, however there is one debate that is common for every investor: do you go with a fixed or variable mortgage rate? Here are 3 reasons why I always go with a variable mortgage rate on my mortgages for my own investment properties, and why you should too.
If you are thinking about investing in a new condo you are probably wondering what is the upside and where will prices be in 5 years from now? How much profit will I make? It is an important question and one I will answer now but it’s a bit of a red herring.
University Studios is a new investment opportunity in Oshawa, right beside UOIT and Durham College. Varsity Properties is offering a 3 year rental guarantee to all investors who purchase in this project. Varsity Properties has been achieving premium rents in the student rental markets of Kingston, Oshawa and Barrie for over a decade. We chatted with A.J. Keilty – President and CEO – to talk about how they do this and specifically we discuss the investment opportunity in Oshawa.
If you are thinking about investing in a property with a family or friend, there are certain benefits that can make it an attractive way to build your real estate portfolio. However, there are potential pitfalls too, and some mistakes that I see investors making time and time again. Here are the top three mistakes to avoid when investing in real estate with friends or family.
2nd best year on record.
4975 condos sold in 2014, up from 4595 in 2013.
Record high of 22,703 rentals in 2014 (up 15% over 2013)
Rental rates in the downtown core are up 2.8% in Q4 2014.
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