Commercial Real Estate Investing in Canada: The Complete Reference for Real Estate Professionals

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 26, 2009 - Business & Economics - 672 pages
Many investors include commercial real estate in their portfolio, yet there are few comprehensive resources available to those looking for information on how to profit in commercial real estate. Written by a father-and-son team with extensive experience in buying, selling and developing commercial real estate, Commercial Real Estate Investing in Canada is a must-have guide for all real estate investors. This one-of-a-kind compendium will guide readers on such topics as:
  • The business of real estate
  • Land-use controls
  • Taxation of property
  • Types of income-producing properties
  • Renovations and repairs
  • Property management
  • Property appraisals
  • Conducting due diligence
  • Real estate contracts

And much more! Commercial Real Estate Investing in Canada is a tremendously valuable and indispensable tool to all Canadian real estate investors, agents, brokers, property managers, landlords, loan officers, builders, and lawyers.

 

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The only Commercial Real Estate book in North America which addresses such a wide range of topics, and is accessible both to Real Estate neophytes, as well as seasoned Real Estate professionals and investors.

Contents

Introduction to Commercial Real Estate Investing
1
THE BUSINESS OF COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE
9
THE SUCCESSFUL INVESTOR
33
Understanding the Industry
49
8
50
TAXATION
71
FORMS OF PROPERTY OWNERSHIP
95
CONTRACTS AND OTHER LEGAL DETAILS
111
APPLYING FOR A MORTGAGE
255
Buying Selling and Leasing
293
4
294
APPRAISALS AND FEASIBILITY STUDIES
319
POINTS TO CONSIDER BEFORE BUYING EACH
339
3
350
BUYING AND SELLING
383
LEASING
439

2
133
REAL PROPERTY REGISTRATION
147
Finance
181
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
195
FINANCING
227
Managing Your Properties
469
RENOVATIONS REPAIR AND BUILDING
501
CHECKLISTS
585
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
609
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Pierre Boiron (Thornhill, ON) is a sales representative with Coldwell Banker Commercial. Pierre has over 30 years of commercial real estate investing experience, during which time he became an FRI, S.I.O.R, and Ontario Land Economist. Pierre is a member of the Toronto Real Estate Board, the Ontario Real Estate Association, The Canadian Real Estate Association, and The Greater Toronto Home Builders Association.

Claude Boiron (Thornhill, ON) is a Realtor.

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