KW Employment Growth up 7.8% Some encouraging news for real estate investors looking to buy investment property in an area with a strong job market. Kitchener Waterloo is growing while many economies across Canada slow down. Remember Ben’s Rule of Rental Real Estate: Buy rental property in strong job markets, near major employers From Daily [...]
Last night CTV ran a story on the recent Real Estate Investment Network report naming Kitchener Waterloo (or KW) the #1 investment destination for real estate investors in Ontario (see: Top 9 Reasons You Should Invest in Kitchener Waterloo Real Estate). I spoke with CTV at the Keller Williams office yesterday morning, and they also [...]
KW Tops REIN Top 10 List Kitchener Waterloo is Ontario’s top Real Estate Investment Destination, again. Well, it’s that time of year again. Kitchener Waterloo is getting some more much deserved attention from Canadian Real Estate Investors all across the country. KW has been named the top real estate investment destination in Ontario by the [...]
University of Waterloo to Double Size of Campus Owners of Student Housing Rejoice Back in April you read about the University of Waterloo proposed plans to double the size of campus (Is Waterloo’s Student Housing Market Being Over Built?), and today the news is announced that the plans are moving forward. This is great news [...]
Last week we looked at Two Waterloo Region Apartment Buildings that Sold For $45+ million. Here is a video with some more information: To recap, the investment property in Cambride, Ontario was purchased at a 5.7% cap rate. Between both apartment buildings there are 225 units, and the average rent is above $1500 per month. [...]
Woj Pianka returns to provide us with another Canadian mortgage update: This week has had a few major updates. Currently the best 5year fixed rate is at 4.09% from ICICI Bank on a special close rate. This is a new lender to the market that is trying to establish a market share for itself. Along [...]
Are you a Real Estate Investor? You need to learn about the Ontario Rent Increase Guideline for 2011. It’s pretty low, but you can raise the rent more on some properties.
And we have many clients looking to buy big Waterloo Region apartment buildings - contact us today if you have one that you’d entertain offers on. $46,710,000 to be exact. Waterloo Region Apartment Buildings Fetch $46 million Killam Properties has announced the purchase of two river front Waterloo Region apartment buildings in Cambridge, totalling 225 recently built residential units. This [...]
Interest Rates and Mortgage terms have been in the news the last few years – first, rates were at a historical low, and now the talk is that they are heading up. Add to that the waves CMHC made in the area of residential investment by increasing the required downpayment for small residential properties 400% [...]
How the Greek Debt Crisis directly affects Kitchener Waterloo Real Estate Investors There are a few stories out today about how the Greek Debt Crisis (update: now known as the European Spending Crisis) is affecting mortgage rates, and the problems in the Eurozone have also complicated the plans of an investor we represent in the acquisition of [...]
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