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Posted on 18. Feb, 2013 by Richard.
A lot of people are wanting to begin investing in real estate again. They have heard the news that the market has reached the bottom and that this could be the best market of our generation to invest in real estate. They have heard the good news that their still is a lot of distressed [...]
Posted on 28. Jan, 2013 by Richard.
New investors are always looking for the best place to start, and invariably, writes industry vet Paul Kondakos, the six-plex comes into view. Given the current Canadian economic and institutional landscape, might I suggest “starting with six,” six-plex, that is. I think that the purpose built six-plex offers new investors their best opportunity to become [...]
Posted on 22. Jan, 2013 by Richard.
Extending the main runway at Halifax Stanfield International Airport will create a “ripple of prosperity” across the province, says airport authority president Tom Ruth. The airport hosted the grand opening of their main runway on Monday morning, with Premier Darrell Dexter, federal Minister of Defence Peter MacKay and HRM Mayor Mike Savage attending. “This will [...]
Posted on 15. Jan, 2013 by Richard.
One of the biggest responsibilities to being a landlord is having a full-time commitment to your rental. Emergencies might happen infrequently enough that it isn’t too much of a hassle to be called upon in the middle of the night for major malfunctions. However, if your tenant is the type who makes mountains of molehills, [...]
Posted on 14. Jan, 2013 by Richard.
Halifax developer Sol Ghosn broke ground this week on a $20-million high-end apartment complex on Sackville Drive. “The population of Lower Sackville has grown faster than the availability of upscale rental units and there is a demand for something in the higher end,” Ghosn, owner of Whimsical Lake Developments, said in an interview. Whimsical Lake [...]
Posted on 09. Dec, 2012 by Richard.
A little economic activity goes a long way in downtown Halifax. I know this because when The Chronicle Herald moved out of the downtown a few years ago, in short order business people were telling me their store or restaurant was suffering from the loss of about 300 newspaper employees who had transacted business there. [...]