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The real estate cycle functions as a predictive tool to determine which phase a market is currently in based on key drivers and market influencers. Read REIN’s latest real estate cycle update to see where some of Canada’s major cities are in the cycle. Also included is REIN’s Real Estate Cycle Investment Tactics table which indicates which tactics are best suited in these different phases of the real estate cycle.
Last year, the yield curve in Canada inverted for the first time since August 2007, and I’m sure you remember what happened to real estate and the economy during the years 2007 to 2009! In order to temper an emotional reaction to the conflicting forecasts that abound about Canada’s economy, REIN examines the underlying causes of the inverted yield curve and what it means for real estate investors.
This report provides an overview of the CMHC’s First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI) program – touching on who will benefit the most out of it, its possible consequences to the real estate market, and investigating exactly how investors can maximize this opportunity while mitigating risk associated to the program.
This report explores the investment strategy short-term rental of recreational properties in their many forms. It touches on the possible legalities of renting out such properties, and illuminate the potential factors investors should consider before delving into this property type. If you are considering a recreational property purchase as an investment, this report is for you!
To generate a list of the top ten towns and cities in a province, we began with our research-based Property Goldmine Scorecard and Long-term Real Estate Success Formula. This methodology includes all economic and demographic fundamental key drivers combined with the current market influencers impacting specific regional markets. Included in this report is where each Top 10 Town or City sits in its real estate cycle using REIN’s Real Estate Cycle Scorecard and Clock. Also included is a summary of when to employ or avoid a variety of proven investment strategies and tactics.
The Millennial Report, explores this massive demographic cohort and its impact on rental and housing markets in Canada. This report delves into the socio-cultural processes that have influenced this generation’s unique outlook on life, and how this cohort’s focus on lifestyle, including avocado toast, impacts real estate. Given their potential purchasing power as a demographic, millennials are key to understanding current and future rental and housing market trends. This report lays out tips so that investors, landlords, homeowners renting a suite, and real estate agents can meet the unique desires of this influential but beleaguered generation.
REIN’s University Effect: A Report for Rental Housing Providers describes, for the first time, how university campuses influence real estate rents, prices, values, and investment potential upward. The report further suggests that REIN’s ‘University Effect’ exerts the greatest impact on real estate the closer the property is to a specific university or post-secondary institution. This report also introduces two new methodologies – REIN’s University Effect Hot Zone and REIN’s University Effect Scorecard – which investors can use to determine whether student housing is ripe for investment potential.
REIN’s Toronto Transportation Effect Report highlights new infrastructure for light rail, subway, bus routes and highways. Alternative modes of transportation, called active modes (bicycling, walking), are also noted. Transportation impacts business development, housing starts and neighbourhoods in transition, community growth and quality of life for commuters. Readers will learn which neighbourhoods to watch that are impacted by new transportation infrastructure and upgrades, as well as gain insight into the GTA’s economic development initiatives.
REIN’s Vancouver Transportation Effect Report shows very positive signs of growth, primarily around new Light Rail Transit (LRT) that is about to break ground in Metro Vancouver. Readers will discover which neighbourhoods to watch, like South Main, Mt. Pleasant, South Granville, Arbutus Ridge, Guilford, Surrey City Centre, and Newton, and what types of real estate warrant serious consideration and what types are best to avoid within set distances to transportation access points. Building and maintaining infrastructure is critical to the economy of a city. Transportation impacts business development; housing starts and neighbourhoods in transition; community growth; and quality of life for commuters.
The Ottawa Transportation Report includes analysis that points to significant economic development and residential growth across the Ottawa Region, which requires significant investment in Light Rail Transit (LRT) and highway upgrades. Alternative modes of transportation, called active modes (bicycling, walking), are also noted. Readers will learn which neighbourhoods to watch that are impacted by new transportation infrastructure and upgrades so as to make better informed investment decisions, as well as gain insight into the Ottawa’s economic development initiatives.
The Edmonton Transportation Report shows some very positive signs of growth primarily around new light rail transit under construction in Edmonton. Building and maintaining infrastructure is critical to the economy of a city. Transportation impacts business development, housing starts and neighbourhoods in transition, community growth and quality of life for commuters. Readers will learn neighborhoods to watch, like Millwoods Park, Tawa, and Bonnie Doon and what types of real estate are best – and which to avoid - within set distances to transportation access points.
The Calgary Transportation Report shows how transportation impacts business development, housing starts and neighbourhoods in transition, community growth and quality of life for commuters. In Calgary, the build-out of light rail transit (LRT) and bus rapid transit (BRT), including station upgrades. Major road and bridge projects are also assessed. Readers will learn which neighbourhoods to watch that are impacted by new transportation infrastructure and upgrades, as well as gain insight into Calgary’s economic development initiatives.