Higher tax on real estate investments?

Higher tax on capital gains unlikely to deter property investment There’s speculation that the federal budget coming Tuesday will include a tax measure that would hit people buying and then selling investment properties in hot housing markets. That’s not how higher taxes on capital gains would be billed, but people buying investment properties in addition […]

Poloz plays down China turmoil

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz says Canadians should get used to both a cheap dollar and some inflation as the country continues to grapple with the shock of falling commodity prices. The Canadian dollar, now at less than 71 cents (U.S.), is working to offset billions in lost revenue from exports of oil and […]

New high rise self storage…

There is an evolution underway in self-service storage, with upscale options a new niche market. Increasingly, some businesses and homeowners are prepared to pay a premium for climate-controlled, concierge-style services in suburban and downtown locations.  Read more..