Investing in Real Estate through a MIC? Here’s 8 things you need to look for

Investing in real estate doesn’t have to mean tenants and toilets. It doesn’t have to mean carrying an illiquid asset or a liquid one subject to market gyrations. Investors can explore real estate investing through a private vehicle called Mortgage Investment Corporations instead. Here you get exposure to real estate and benefit from an income…

Details

CMHC confirms strong growth trend for Mortgage Investment Corporations

The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation released its inaugural Residential Mortgage Industry Report for Q3 2019. The report is a comprehensive look at the state of the residential mortgage industry across the country. In the report, the CMHC highlights several changes to mortgage growth and conditions. All of these changes favour the ongoing growth of…

Details

Show me the investment income!

Retirement is an opportunity to move from a life of hard work into something a bit more leisurely. But retirement can also be a time of uncertainty. As an investor, retirement marks the beginning of an important transition point. Investing goals, risk tolerance and portfolio composition will shift from growing a nest egg to living…

Details

Are you saving your way to losses in your TFSA?

What do you think of when you hear the words: savings account? Perhaps you think of an account at a bank that earns nothing and yet is subject to an endless slew of fees – a place where the buying power of your principal is continuously eroded by inflation. Maybe you are thinking about the…

Details

Building a nest egg through private mortgage investing

Investing for the future is a complicated process. Looking down the road ten, twenty or fifty years is both daunting and unfathomable to many. There is no way to know when an adverse event will put your investment returns at risk. Moreover, with numerous adverse financial events seared in our collective memory, this challenge is…

Details