29 May 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Winnipeg’s low rental vacancy rate solutions

Realtors in Winnipeg are saying rent controls are choking off new construction and contributing to an acute shortage of Winnipeg rentals and rental units in Winnipeg, and they’re calling for less controls, new subsidies and tax credits to address the problem. “Manitoba needs to move away from the current rent control regime if it wants […]

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31 March 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Edmonton – great city to live in and rent

Edmonton is finally getting it’s dues as one of the best places to live in Canada. MoneySense magazine ranks Edmonton eighth in its annual survey of 180 Canadian cities. That’s up from 16th spot in 2010, and it puts Alberta’s capital city well ahead of more glamorous ‘burgs such as Montreal (123rd), Toronto (88th) Vancouver (29th) […]

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10 March 2011 ~ 2 Comments

100% Occupancy, Raise your Rent

Income properties are a great investment. You receive rental income on a monthly basis, but also enjoy capital appreciation—or at the very least, a solid hedge against inflation. Whether you are thinking of a Vancouver rental or an apartment for rent in Edmonton, rental properties can be a good investment for you. So are you […]

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20 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Edmonton Rental Market

As we close on 2010 I thought it would be good to look at the Edmonton rental market trends. Vacancy rates are projected to go down and rent to remain steady in 2011. These are some of the factors affecting the availability and prices of Edmonton rentals: Construction of condos, multi-family starts and rental apartments […]

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