REITs Canada still offers tax advantages for these investments

REITs Canada still offers tax advantages for these investments

Investing in REITs Canada can help you minimize risk in owning investment property
REITs Canada is the remaining category of income trusts, continue to pay distributions before they pay tax—and that’s good for unitholders. The 2011 law that put an end to tax privileges for other… Read More

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