SpendTree Research: Top Canadian Cities for Residential Real Estate Returns (2010-2015)

Given all of the recent media attention on the growth of property prices in Toronto and Vancouver, it would be easy to assume that these were the top property investment markets in Canada over the last few years. The reality, however, is that most discussions of property returns overlook smaller cities and often neglect to … Read more

5 important numbers every property investor needs to know

1. Net Operating Income – NOI This is the one number that every income property owner should know as it’s an estimate of the annual income generated by a property. Although the formula is pretty straightforward, the devil’s in the details. NOI = Gross rent*(1 – Vacancy Rate) – Operating Expenses (such as Property Management, Maintenance, Insurance, Property Taxes, … Read more