Andrew Watson Articles
Real estate agents look for new ways to gain edge in Toronto market

Buyers in the upper echelons of Toronto’s real estate market are moving decisively when they see the right property. A grand Rosedale house sold for $6.398-million soon after it was listed with an asking price of $6.45-million The traditional five-bedroom house at 40 Edgar Ave. sits on a large lot across from Whitney Park and […]

Causes of the United States Housing Bubble 2

“Many fear the Fed is behind the curve. The market is even further behind: This is clearly a dangerous situation.”

Hot Market? 3 Tips to Help Buy Property Low and Sell High

Real estate investing tactics are often focused on what is known as forced appreciation, which involves short sales, foreclosed properties and flipping. Other strategies focus on slow but …

5 tips for starting your property portfolio

Lately I’ve had a number of people reach out to me feeling somewhat overwhelmed with all the information available out there and asking for some guidance on just where to get started when it comes to property investing. I too, had little to no idea what I was doing when I first started my journey. […]

The 9 best quotes about property investing

Property investing is not always easy and it can take some time before you see any great returns, because of this it’s easy to get discouraged and lose focus over the long term. Even in my short investing journey to date, there’s been plenty of sacrifices I’ve had to make, and plenty of times I […]

So Who’s Pumping Up this “New Normal” Housing Market?

America becomes “Landlord Land.” “A housing recovery that is highly dependent on real estate investors is a bit of a double-edged sword,” explained Daren Blomquist, senior VP at ATTOM Data Solutions. “Rapidly rising home values have been good for homeowner equity, but also have caused an affordability crunch for the first-time homebuyers the housing market […]

Valentine’s Day: Falling in love with property investing

February is officially the month of romance, with retail stores and restaurants all decked out in pink frosty décor dotted with love hearts.But while February is an ideal time to shower love and affection on your other half, it’s also the perfect opportunity to celebrate your passion for property.

Who do you ask for property investment advice?

A recent survey by the Property Investment Professionals of Australia (P.I.P.A) revealed the many and varied sources investors consult for advice, but since most property investors fail to achieve the financial freedom they deserve, and with less than 8% ever owning more than 2 properties, a better question to ask would be…

Interest in commercial property from abroad has nosedived since the Brexit vote

The number of foreign companies looking for commercial property in the UK has fallen 40 per cent since the EU referendum, new research has suggested.

China investment in foreign real estate hits record $33bn

Institutional purchases rise 53% on big deals from Anbang, China Life and CIC