Capital gains exemption and real estate investing

Capital gains exemption and real estate investing

Learn about capital gains exemption and REITS for real estate investing
Owning your house is a great tax shelter. That’s because gains on your principal residence involve a capital gains exemption. Note, though, that this benefit only applies to your principal residence. You must still pay… Read More

Investing in REITs

Investing in REITs

A REIT is also known as real estate investment trust. Investing in REITs lets you hold income-producing real estate such as office buildings, shopping malls and hotels.

REITs can save you the cost, work and risk of owning investment property yourself.

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The reverse mortgage pitfalls you need to know about

Canadian seniors may borrow on their home equity in the form of a reverse mortgage—but should they?

Money lenders are always coming up with innovative ways for you to borrow money. One such innovation is the reverse mortgage.
Interest in reverse … Read More

Shopping mall owner offers investors risks and rewards

Pat McKeough responds to many requests from members of his Inner Circle for specific advice on stocks as well as questions on investment strategy and the economy. Every week, his comments and recommendations on the most intriguing questions of the past week go out to… Read More