Tag Archives: Commercial real estate

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 […]

Three Golden Rules to Real Estate Investing

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For some, real estate investing may be fairly new, while others have long embraced this most enduring asset class. Wherever you are on your investment journey, it’s good to take a moment to reflect on some key concepts, principles and prevailing ideas when it comes to investing in real estate. Here’s to passive income! Pros […]

Meet the J.S. Colton-Fox Commercial Tenants in Vernon

Tenants of Colton-Fox building in Vernon are Dorian's, Local Losers, Dean's Tailor Shop and Samosa Joes

Our Vernon, BC addy is a beautiful heritage building with five residential apartments and four commercial tenants. Built in 1904 and named after the local businessman who commissioned it, the J.S. Colton-Fox building is part of the Vernon Heritage Registry aimed at preserving and celebrating the history of the beautiful city. Located in the heart […]

Benefits to Investing in Commercial Real Estate

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Commercial real estate is an increasingly popular investment asset for those seeking passive income and diversification of their portfolio. Like a growing number of platforms, addy offers investors a chance to put money towards an asset class that is traditionally difficult to get involved in, partly due to high price tags that create a barrier […]

What is a REIT and How Does It Work?

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REITs have long offered a fairly simple way to invest in real estate for beginner and seasoned investors alike. With so many online platforms opening up new avenues to earn some passive income, these companies – like addy – can often be confused with REITs. The answer to a commonly-asked question is no, addy is […]

7 Commercial Real Estate Terms You Should Know

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Commercial real estate investing is historically inaccessible to the average Canadian. This is due to the price tag, which often isn’t lower than $3 million and frequently trends over $50 and even $100 million. addy, however, seeks to break barriers of investing in such properties by crowdfunding investments across multiple parties, essentially lowering the price […]

What is Institutional Grade Commercial Real Estate?

When most people think of real estate investing, what often comes to mind is owning a home. This property may increase in value over time or earn passive income as a rental unit, whether a person decides to rent out a room, a floor or the entire house to short-term or long-term tenants. However, not […]