Canadian Rental Supply Can’t Keep Up With Demand

Rental housing supply across the nation surged in 2022 but demand outpaced growth – leading to skyrocketing prices, record-low vacancy rates and less mobility. Approximately 55,000 purpose-built rental units hit the market between October 2021 and October 2022 – the strongest rate of increase since 2013. However, those extra units did very little to flesh out available rental supply, as vacancy...

The Best Types Of Real Estate Investments in Canada

Traditional, brick-and-mortar real estate investments in Canada can produce a high rate of return, but they often need a higher outlay of cash upfront and may incur significant ongoing maintenance expenditures. It is now feasible to diversify your real estate portfolio at a lower total cost than would be achievable with a single traditional investment, thanks to real estate investment trusts (REITs)...

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