The market in Oshawa is hot right now because for years Oshawa has been overlooked. When looking at other cities that make up the Durham Region such as Pickering, Ajax and Whitby there is a history of strong appreciation and housing starts.
Other than making sure you purchase a property correctly (by making money when buying) the management of your property is the most important. So how do you find a great property manager? One way is to act as a potential tenant.
Step 1: Start by looking at the property listing. Does it contain good pictures and all the relevant details pertaining to the property? Rank your experience with 1 being the worst and 5 being the best.
Step 2: If step 1 was good now give the manager and call and/or email. What is the response like and how quickly do you receive a response. This step is particularly
I recently had a chance to tour the City of Buffalo and have a first hand look at some key projects that are turning the city around.
Last week the Province of Ontario introduced two new Acts to reform the existing condominium legislation. The proposal is lengthly which was necessary in order to address the way the condo market has changed since the last Act was passed in 1998.
Of note the new acts would do the following:
Streamline Dispute Resolution
By creating a Condo Authority that would provide a faster, more effective, less expensive and fairer dispute resolution process.
If you are new to real estate investing, you are likely weighing the pros and cons of hiring a professional management company to manage your property portfolio. As you consider your options, review the job duties of owning real estate investment properties, your time and the financial investment involved before making a hiring decision.
What real estate cycle is Oshawa, Ontario in?
Real estate works in cycles, it always has and always will. There is no way to beat the cycle but knowing which cycle you are in is crucial as it allows you to make sound investments decisions based on the real estate investing strategies you employ.
It's that time of the year again in Indiana and the Tax Commissioners Sale's are underway. This year features over 20 counties participating in the sale and thousands of properties.
Are commercial fixer-uppers worth the time, expense and effort? My answer to that would be that the right fixer-upper with numbers that make sense can be the right strategy to use. In fact, these types of properties can be an easy way to see an instant value increase in the property but like with any deal, only if the costs to rehab the property make sense.