The Owner-Occupy Strategy

Most real estate investors buy properties that they will never live in or occupy.  However, the owner-occupy strategy is becoming more popular with first time home buyers and investors. The strategy is used when someone buys a property that has two or more units, and then lives in one of the units while renting out…

Student Rentals

Ottawa is home to four post-secondary schools including the University of Ottawa, Carleton University, Algonquin College, and La Cite.  Looking at the student population numbers, there are approximately 133,740 full-time and part-time students enrolled or registered at these schools.  As a result, there is a strong demand for student housing in the city.  Many of…

Real Estate Investing In Ottawa

The key word for Ottawa is stability and is THE place invest if you prefer slow and steady growth over rapid and large swings in the market.  It’s really hard to lose in Ottawa!  Let’s take a look at a few reasons why real estate investors should invest in Ottawa.   High Paying Jobs The…