RED ALERT

("RED" = Real Estate Deal)
Published weekly on Tuesday's, Bruce's RED Alert sends you his top 1 to 5 real estate deals of the week. These are properties that are excellent value based on Bruce's extensive experience and proven eye for value in assessing properties for clients. The properties come from a variety of categories, outlined below.
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Urban Bungalows Under $400,000

  • Located inside the greenbelt, upward price pressure, potential: secondary dwelling unit, owner-occupancy, short-term lift.
  • Renovation logistics and risk, vacancy impact 50% of revenue.
  • Physical infrastructure, basement conversion assessment, total ROI, neighbourhood market.

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Apartment Buildings

  • Cash flow, professional management feasible.
  • More eggs in one basket, physical and logistical complexity, difficult to finance and insure.
  • Physical infrastructure, tenant profile, total ROI, cap rate rule of thumb.
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Multi-Family

  • Blend of cash flow and typical residential appreciation, vacancy mitigation, self-manageable.
  • Tenant selection, building complexity.
  • Physical infrastructure, tenant profile, total ROI
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Duplexes

  • Cost coverage plus typical residential appreciation, some vacancy mitigation, self-manageable, minimal common area overhead, secondary dwelling unit potential.
  • 50% vacancy exposure, duplicated infrastructure.
  • Physical condition, infrastructure assessment, cosmetics, total ROI
RED (Real Estate Deal) Alert
Five of the best Ottawa property deals delivered directly to your inbox every Tuesday.
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