REITs have historically outperformed all other major asset classes, including stocks and bonds. We think that the factors leading to this recurrent out-performance are diverse and remain relevant today.
Canadian real estate markets are on fire. Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) data shows sales across the country jumped in October. The rise was actually so large, last month was the biggest for the industry in over a decade.
When planning to invest, many people find themselves in a dilemma—real estate or stocks? While both are great ways to multiply your capital, I would say from personal experience that investing in real estate is far more rewarding than investing in the stock market.
Real estate investment has many variables. Returns vary by location and comparable properties, market conditions, and how you calculate total return on investment (ROI). For this reason, it’s hard to know what an “average” return is.