Category Archives: Resources

What are the costs involved with owning bare land?

Bare Land Owning bare land can come with various costs and expenses, some of which include: Purchase price: The initial cost of buying the land is the biggest expense when it comes to owning bare land. The cost of land can vary widely depending on factors such as location, size, and zoning. Property taxes: Landowners […]

What makes commercial real estate so different from residential real estate?

Commercial Real Estate vs Residential Real Estate Commercial real estate and residential real estate differ in several key ways. Here are some of the main differences: Purpose: The primary purpose of commercial real estate is to generate income or profits, while residential real estate is designed for people to live in. Commercial real estate properties […]

Interest Rates and Their Impact on Commercial Real Estate

Interest Rates and Their Impact on Commercial Real Estate Commercial real estate plays a vital role in the economy, and its performance is heavily influenced by interest rates. When interest rates are high, businesses face higher borrowing costs, resulting in slower growth and reduced investments in commercial real estate. This article explores the effects of […]

Podcast Feature: Loonie Hour

The internet is a magical place with the worlds information just waiting to be consumed. Books, videos, blog posts, email newsletters, photo essays, podcasts and more is all out there waiting for you to find it.  Sometimes tracking down interesting, relevant and knowledgable sources are hard to find. You can search the internet, ask ChatGPT, […]

Systemic Risk vs. Systematic Risk

Systemic risk vs systematic risk

In order to make money through investing, you have to endure some amount of risk. No opportunity is a slam dunk. While in some cases risk can be extremely low, it also means that your return likely isn’t that high. Indeed, every opportunity presents a balancing act between risk and return. There are ways to […]

addy Answers: Why Should I Invest in Real Estate?

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Real estate is far more than just a place to reside, work or conduct business. Real estate can also be potentially lucrative, whether it’s residential, commercial or industrial in nature. Even buying a piece of land offers a chance at income. Here are some key reasons why you should invest in real estate. Real estate […]

addy Answers: What is a Townhome?

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Townhomes are found all over, nestled in big cities and embraced in expanding suburbs. They’re easy to spot and a popular choice for families and couples to own or rent for a variety of reasons, including price point and convenience. While we may all know what a townhome is when we look at them, applying […]

addy Answers: What is an Eligible Investor?

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We at addy aim to make real estate accessible for all, not just removing lofty financial barriers, but helping educate those starting their investing journey. We also want to make sure everyone complies with investing rules and regulations. It’s especially important to know what type of investor you are, because that determines how much you […]

Types of Real Estate

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Some people may think of real estate only in terms of what they are looking to purchase – most of the time, that’s a single-family home or a cozy condo. Real estate extends much deeper, however, comprising a variety of buildings, businesses and industries. It’s important to understand each type of real estate, particularly when […]