Why Now is a Good Time to Invest in Real Estate

Thursday, November 17

Now that we have entered a recession, some real estate buyers are on the sidelines. As Warren Buffet so often says: ‘Be greedy when others are fearful and fearful when others are greedy.’ Real estate investing during the current state of the economy, like most other things in life, absolutely co...


Sourcing Real Estate Deals

Tuesday, October 18

There is a low supply of properties available, and a high demand for those properties. Retail buyers and investors alike are yearning for additional deals, whether it be to reside in those properties as a primary residence or place capital. For an investor, widening your deal funnel is key. Th...


The 'Recession-Resistant' Investment: Self-Storage

Monday, September 26

With the onset of a recession it is increasingly important to invest in ‘recession-resistant’ asset classes. While sometimes incorrectly referred to as ‘recession-proof,’ self-storage is more recession resistant than most asset classes. Historically, self-storage values have continued to increa...


Passively Investing in Real Estate During a Recession

Monday, September 12

It is important to make your money work for you, rather than simply working for your money, particularly during a recession. Our cash is literally becoming less valuable by the day, and our buying power is decreasing. With inflation at, let’s say 8% - meaning at its core that most things we pur...


Importance of Environmental Due Diligence

Monday, August 22

When purchasing commercial properties, it is fairly common to conduct physical due diligence and assessments, as well as inspections, but environmental due diligence is another important aspect. Some commercial properties have buried fuel tanks or the like, when for example, it was used as a gas...


Why this Recession is Different than the Last

Tuesday, August 09

Not all recessions are created equal. While the real estate market took a sharp downturn during the Great Recession, history tells us that real estate is not always impacted by a recession. The fundamentals of the current real estate market support continued growth, even if there is a brief lev...