N.J. real estate market stalls after Hurricane Florence

LONDON — The N.A.A.-C.P.A., the nation’s most powerful safety regulator, is taking a closer look at the safety of its insurance business amid rising concern over Hurricane Florence.In a notice Friday, the agency said it was reviewing whether to update the terms of its policyholders who purchased insurance in October after the storm.The policyholder has …

Real estate vacancy rates in Toronto and Montreal remain low, but condo vacancy rates are high

Vacancy rates for condos in Toronto, Montreal and the Ottawa area are high and remain below pre-crisis levels, according to a new survey by real estate agency RENT3.The survey by RENT and brokerage firm Lend Lease shows that Toronto’s condo vacancy rate is 5.5% compared to 6.5%, Montreal’s is 4.3% and Ottawa’s is 3.6%.The survey …

Toronto Real Estate Finance: How to Buy the Best Toronto Real Property

What is the best Toronto real estate deal?The short answer is that it depends on the type of property you want to buy.If you’re looking for a high-end condo with a view, then you’re better off purchasing a condominium, or a rental property.The second best deal is a smaller, more affordable property with a lot …