Expert Advice

New stress test mortgage rules: how much home can you really afford?
Posted by Emma Scott

OSFI has created new rules for the Mortgage Stress Test in Canada, making it harder for first-timers to qualify for a mortgage as of June 2021. Here's how the test works.

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A comprehensive guide on how to port a mortgage
Posted by Taylor Pipe

Rather than exiting your contract early and paying high penalty fees, you may be able to qualify to port your mortgage. Here's everything you need to know about porting a mortgage in Canada.

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Waterloo's Laurier opens Lazaridis Hall
Posted by Contributor

The release for sale of 261 Lester in Waterloo is very exciting news for real estate investors

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Investment opportunity in Canada’s Tech Triangle
Posted by Contributor

Called Canada’s Technology Triangle, Waterloo Region comprising Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge is the second fastest growing market in North America

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Accommodations in the Idea Quarter offer opportunity in ever expanding Waterloo
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Waterloo is known as Silicon Valley North for a reason

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Rental Real Estate Opportunity in Canada's Technology Triangle
Posted by CRE

Built suites in a prime Waterloo location are on sale, starting from the $580's and starting from $371 per square foot

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How do Western provinces stack up in job creation?
Posted by CRE

There's nothing like good old-fashioned sibling rivalry—especially among Canada's children of Confederation, the provinces

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Shaking up the listing agreement
Posted by Contributor

The haste inspired by a hot market leaves little time for investors to fully consider the implications of their listing agreements. Monica Peters taps the brakes

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Calling in the pros
Posted by Contributor

Having a large portfolio often means you'll need to enlist the services of a professional property manager. Paul D'Abruzzo illustrates why doing so will help your ROI

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Boom-bust musts
Posted by CRE

In an economy like Alberta’s, investors need to insulate their properties against sudden economic downturns. Corey and Tiffany Young of InvestorOnFire share three strategies that saved their portfolio

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Better property management through technology
Posted by CRE

Paul D’Abruzzo outlines three pieces of property-related tech that can improve tenant experiences, the security of your investment properties and your overall ROI

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