Lethbridge Review: Strength in Stability

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Times are tough in Alberta. Amid a slowdown in the province’s energy sector and the election of the new provincial NDP government, there is a high level of uncertainty surrounding the fortitude and future of many major rental markets in the province. Geopolitical turmoil, supply concerns, and a l...

Is Short Selling Worth the Risk?

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Short selling is a technique used by investors to try to profit from the falling price of a stock. As such, short selling is typically used when an investor believes a stock is overvalued or there is an upcoming event that will trigger a substantial decline in the stock price. Other reasons why an i...

Investing in Real Estate through the Stock Market

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Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and Real Estate Operating Companies (REOCs) are increasingly becoming a larger part of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) index. This is occurring for several reasons, but includes an aging demographic looking for income from a relatively stable source such as rea...

How Prudent Acquisitions Create Value

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More often than not, real estate investment decisions are made based on two simple considerations – an investment property’s current ability to generate a healthy return and the asset’s future potential to produce a stable yield. However, when ‘value investing’ in real estate, the logic do...