One of the key considerations in buying a rental property is its location. By investing in a property you’re also investing in the neighbourhood. The quality of a neighbourhood can impact the type of potential tenants you’ll attract, the amount of rent you can charge and your property value, among other things. The type of tenant (students, families, professionals, etc.) you want to target could also influence which neighbourhoods you include in your search.
Here are some questions to keep in mind as you narrow your list of potential properties:
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