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Should you invest in Canada real estate

Canada, also known as Land Of Opportunities has suffered a severe economic downturn and interestingly one of the major causes. of this financial meltdown is its land. Real estate sector which plunged many big banks and financial institutions due to sudden downward valuations and the housing bubble burst. However recession did not hit every city of Canada with same magnitude. The real estate arose as an influential industry in Canada which has been witnessed by the housing bubble burst in last couple of years marked the significance of property business and its strong bond towards mortgage markets, consultancy service industry and tax returns. However the economy is recovering from the financial meltdown and in the same way real estate businesses are following same pattern but with diverse rate along different Cities of Canada. Diversity and Investment patterns differs in different states and clear distinction can be witnessed in recovering patterns while having severe crunch still present in Toronto, there is a considerable rise in real estate investment in Vancouver.

The new skyscraper being built at ground zero in New York is having a hard time finding tenants. The 80-storey 3 World Trade Center, one of four high-rise buildings being developed on the site of the former twin towers, may have to stop construction at just seven floors if demand remains low. The lack of residents is the latest obstacle encountered by the controversial project, which is costing $11.7 billion to build, as the authorities of New York and New Jersey refuse to guarantee the necessary financing for Silverstein Properties Inc. to complete construction it makes the scheduled 2015 completion date look increasingly unlikely. The National September 11 Memorial & Museum, also planned for ground zero, has suffered from a similar funding dispute, according to the Associated Press, with its 2013 opening now pushed back from the 11th anniversary of the 2001 attack. The second tallest building in the complex, 2 World Trade Center, can’t find enough tenants either, But while the major New York development is struggling to find tenants, it’s another story in Florida.

Assets highlighted the sunny state as a hotspot for overseas investors because substantial letting demand still exists there. Indeed, Florida’s property market has seen a record period, with Miami’s real estate transactions rising 50 per cent year-on-year in 2011. 24,929 properties were sold last year, according to The Miami Association of Realtors, a 46 per cent increase on the year before as overseas buyers pick up low-priced homes with strong buy to let potential. At the same time, The Overseas Guides Company saw a 35 per cent surge in enquiries in the last quarter of 2011, which it attributed to the popularity of Spain, Portuguese and American real estate – particularly property in Florida. Development may be slowing in Manhattan, but while residents avoid the World Trade Center site, demand from tenants and investors in Florida just keeps building higher.

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