Q: Pat, NorthWest Healthcare Properties REIT appears quite undervalued to my naive eye. Please comment on relative value, fundamentals and yield. Thanks.

A: NorthWest Healthcare Properties REIT, $10.66, symbol NWH.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 103.3 million; Market cap: $1.1 billion; www.nwhreit.com), owns and operates a portfolio of medical office buildings (52%) as well as hospitals and healthcare facilities (48%). NorthWest is Canada’s largest non-government owner and operator… Read More

Real Estate Investing Basics for Higher Long-Term Gains

Real Estate Investing Basics for Higher Long-Term Gains

These real estate investing basics aim to give you the information you need on these topics: real estate investment trusts (REITs), second homes in the Sunbelt as investments, and investing in timeshares
Real estate is property you can invest in and maybe make a profit on… Read More

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

REIT Investing Is A Smart Way to Invest In Canadian Real Estate

REIT Investing Is A Smart Way to Invest In Canadian Real Estate

REIT investing: Real estate investment trusts can provide a stable, profitable way of investing in real estate
Top-quality REITs are among the most stable and highest-yielding real estate investments. That’s because many REITs hold high-quality, non-depleting assets, and have taken advantage of low interest rates to… Read More