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Hedge Against Inflation

Is Real Estate a Good Hedge Against Inflation?

The news these days is replete with bad news.  From an economic and investors’ perspective, perhaps the somewhat dramatic rise in inflation rates is the most troubling.  Low inflation is not typically problematic.  In fact, most economists believe some lower levels of inflation are good for boosting the economy.  Higher rates of inflation, especially longer-term, […]

Multifamily investment

Record-breaking start to 2022 for U.S. Multifamily Market

The multifamily market is off to a record start in 2022, with $2.1 billion in closings during the first quarter (Q1), according to Real Capital Analytics (RCA). The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®’ (NAR) multifamily forecasts show that the multifamily market is off to a record-breaking start in the first quarter of the calendar year (CY) […]

The ultimate guide for a Canadian buying house in USA

The ultimate guide for a Canadian buying house in USA

The USA real estate market is booming, especially in the most popular areas such as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Prices have noticeably soared over the last few years, partly because of continued economic recovery, low-interest rates, and the influx of foreign capital into American property. With so much demand for American real estate, many Canadians are looking […]

Market Volatility and the Advantage of Real Estate Investing

Market Volatility and the Advantage of Real Estate Investing

Can you remember a time when the markets were so volatile and unpredictable?  The world appears to be facing unprecedented upheaval with the war in Ukraine, humanitarian/refugee crises, soaring fuel prices and general security under threat. Here’s some of the highlights I read the headlines in Bloomberg April 19 2022 today: “75 an option” […]

rent control and real estate investing

Rent Control and Real Estate Investing

Real estate investing involves the analysis of a myriad of factors that may affect the overall success of your project. Some of those considerations include: price, location, opportunity for adding value, type of neighborhood and rents for similar properties, just to name a few. But, for this blog we want to briefly focus on the […]

Real Estate Investing In High Inflation Markets

Real Estate Investing In High Inflation Markets?

Recently we wrote a blog about the role real estate investing can play in protecting your capital during times of high inflation. One of the driving factors of high inflation in recent years is the incredible bubble of real estate growth. In recent years we’ve seen annual increases in real estate prices as high as […]

Investing in US Real Estate from Canada

Investing in US Real Estate from Canada

As a result of the Covid19 pandemic, valuations in both commercial and residential real estate in the United States have flattened, the market presents a tremendous opportunity for Canadians wishing to invest in US real estate from Canada. Because property ownership also entails maintenance and taxes, many owners are attempting to divest while also obtaining […]

hedge against inflation

Is Real Estate a Good Shield During High Inflationary Times?

Amongst all of the other difficulties imposed on most of the world from the Covid pandemic, rising inflation is perhaps the most troubling economic effect. We have all observed inflation in action in a very basic way with rising food, fuel, and energy prices. One of the key impacts of inflation is the overall reduced […]

Philadelphia’s rental market

Philly is on track to build a record number of apartments in 2022

In 2022, the city of Philadelphia is set to break records for the number of new apartments built. Developers could build a large number of rental units in Philadelphia in 2022. Based on the volume of building permits approved by the city’s Department of Licenses and Inspections in 2021, the city could peak at 10,000 […]