Is New Construction Worth It?

For experienced and beginner investors alike, there’s a lot of appeal to new construction. But is it genuinely worth the premium? Set Your Metrics — Think About Your Investment Goals Before you fall in love with a specific property, sit down and think of your investment goals regarding cap rate and appreciation. Consider how much cash you have to invest …

Multifamily vs. Single-family — Which is the Better Windsor Investment?

So, you’re looking to build wealth in a great real estate market that shows solid long-term growth, and you’ve chosen Windsor (an excellent choice!). Now comes the tricky part: choosing your investment category. There are many influential voices out there that will try to sway you one way or the other. Many of them don’t hold water. We’ve been in …

2021: The Year of Windsor Real Estate?

Let’s get one thing straight: 2020 hurt. It was a grueling year for Windsor real estate that hit many of us hard. From head, to heart, to wallet, the pandemic has left its mark. But Ontario is still on a growth track, and Windsor, ever determined, has fought the effects of this pandemic mightily. With recovery in sight, now might …

What is the MARDA Angel Network?

Last year, MARDA received a donation of $7,500 from an individual who wished to stay anonymous. This donation’s purpose was to help tenants who were struggling financially and who could really use some sort of assistance. Given that they wished to stay anonymous, MARDA decided to call this generous individual the MARDA Angel. This nickname sparked an idea to continue …

Accessory Dwelling Unit: Put Your Property to Work

Backhouse, guest house, pool house, granny flat — all nicknames for a simple and powerful tool of personal wealth-building: the accessory dwelling unit, or ADU. In a nutshell, an ADU is a small home built on a property upon which a single-family dwelling already exists. The Municipal building code in Ontario defines ADUs as follows: An attached or detached dwelling …

Choosing the Right Property Management in Windsor

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Maybe it was a traumatic event that pushed you over the edge, like a 2 AM emergency call about a burst pipe. Or maybe you work a full-time job outside of real estate and trying to manage your properties in your spare time has just become overwhelming. Either way, you’ve realized that it’s time to outsource management. Like any real …