Looking for a safe haven from the dreaded stock market? Why not consider investing in Canadian real estate? In the past five years, house prices in Canada have risen an average of 38% and, in the last year, the price of new homes surged by a whopping 4.1%, the largest annual increase since 1989. In fact, investment advisors are now suggesting that any well-diversified portfolio should contain some type of real estate investment. With all of these facts in mind, wed like to introduce investors to the new financial wave of the future.
Real Estate Investing For Canadians For Dummies is your answer to reliable investing for your hard-earned retirement nest egg. From real estate investing cycles to types of properties and investments, this book is full of useful tips, checklists and worksheets designed to help you make your investments happen. Whether you're interested in single-family homes, recreational facilities, or commercial properties, this complete guide will provide you with pros, cons and how-to considerations for every real estate investing strategy. [via]