How MICs Compare to REITs
When it comes to real estate investing, most investors first seek to take the property ladder by becoming landlords and then encountering all the hassles of legalities, tenants and maintenance, to name a few. This, however, is not the only route to getting started. Real...
Debt Management for Healthy Borrowing
Canada has a pretty interesting debt market. Despite having one of the highest household debt-to-income ratios in the world, delinquency rates remain low, and consumer confidence continues to prevail. According to Trading Economics, the household debt-to-income ratio hi...
What is an Accredited Investor in Canada?
In recent years, private markets have accelerated their growth curve despite the stringent rules limiting investment access to accredited investors or those individuals who meet the income and asset qualifications. An accredited investor has access to a wide network of...
The geography of MICs
Selecting the Right Mortgage Investment Corporation With the new mortgage rules, qualified borrowers are increasingly looking for alternative options to obtain the capital needed outside of the traditional lending channels. Whether it’s for purchasing their next home,...
What is an exempt market dealer?
These past few years, Canadians have been rethinking their investment decisions and placing more time into research and due diligence. At the same time, they seem too skeptical when it comes to getting an intermediary to assess their finances and investment growth. C...